CTVA US Western - "The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin" (Screen Gems/ABC) Season 3 (1956-57)

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Starring Lee Aaker as Rusty and Rin Tin Tin
Season 3 (ABC) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Rina Fox,  Heikocleef

references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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ABC Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern

3.01 [073] Rin Tin Tin: FORWARD HO
07Sep1956 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 28Jun57)
Guest cast:
Bradford Jackson ...... Lt. Craig
Peter Coe ............. Culebra
Synopsis 1:
Reinforcements are hurried to Fort Apache to help in a
threatened Indian attack. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
An unsigned letter accuses Masters of needlessly
sarcrificing one of his men - and threatens revenge. [RF]

3.02 [074] Rin Tin Tin:
WITCH OF THE WOODS
14Sep1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Mildred von Hollen .... Mrs. Fitch
Lyle Talbot ........... Troy Bengham
Tiger Fafara .......... Alfred
Joey Hooker ........... Billy

3.03 [075] Rin Tin Tin: SORROWFUL JOE
21Sep1956
Guest cast:
Sterling Holloway ..... Sorrowful Joe
Richard Devon ......... Kessala
Synopsis:
Sorrowful Joe is known as the Army's worst jinx. Morale
hits a new low when he's transferred to Fort Apache. [RF]

3.04 [076] Rin Tin Tin:
RETURN OF THE CHIEF
28Sep1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Jack Lambert .......... Bull Brando
Norman Fredric ........ Komawi
Dirk London ........... Crane
Paul Fierro ........... Lopez

3.05 [077] Rin Tin Tin: THE SILENT BATTLE
05Oct1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Louis Lettieri ........ Chief Pokiwah
Tom McKee ............. Davis
William Forrest ....... Major Swanson
Steven Ritch .......... Tokimaw
George Keymas ......... Jaga
Synopsis:
During a drought, Lt. Rip Masters permits a cattleman
to use Indian land for his stock. [RF]

3.06 [078] Rin Tin Tin:
YO-O RINTY
12Oct1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Michael Ansara ........ Tioka
Don Garrett ........... Jordan

3.07 [079] Rin Tin Tin:
THE WHITE WOLF
19Oct1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Ernest Sarracino ...... Pierre
Patrick Whyte ......... McKenzie

3.08 [080] Rin Tin Tin: RETURN OF RIN TIN TIN
26Oct1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Patrick Whyte ......... McKenzie
Ralph Moody ........... Walking Bear
Ernest Sarracino ...... Pierre
X. Brands ............. Angry Fox
Synopsis:
Rusty refuses to believe that Rinty has abandoned him and
waits trustingly for his return. [RF]

3.09 [081] Rin Tin Tin: BOONE'S GRANDPAPPY
02Nov1956 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 26Jul57)
Guest cast:
William Forrest ....... Maj. Swanson
Chief Yowlachie ....... Takima
George Keymas ......... Yellow Wolf
Synopsis:
Cpl. Boone is a disgrace to his family's military tradition.
He comes from a long line of military men, all of whom have
been at least colonels. His grandfather enters him in
West Point against his wishes. [RF]

3.10 [082] Rin Tin Tin: THE LOST PUPPY
09Nov1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Tudor Owen ............ Sandy MacDonald
Kurt Katch ............ Siegfried Kurtz
Terence de Marney ..... Willie Markham
Synopsis:
A dog-fight promoter steals a puppy from Rusty and Corporal
Boone. [RF]

3.11 [083] Rin Tin Tin: PRESIDENTIAL CITATION
16Nov1956 ABC Fri
Synopsis:
A ruthless general ignores the President's instructions
and massacres an Apache village. [RF]

3.12 [084] Rin Tin Tin: WAGON TRAIN
23Nov1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Richard Avonde ........ Bat Colby
Nan Leslie ............ Joan Lambert
Tony McCoy ............ Grey Cloud

3.13 [085] Rin Tin Tin: FORT ADVENTURE
30Nov1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Nan Leslie ............ Joan Lambert
Robert Lowery ......... Maj. Arden
Robert Bice ........... Flaming Arrow
Don C. Harvey ......... Capt. Carlson
Synopsis:
Lt. Rip Masters and his patrol escort a wagon train to Fort Adventure. [RF]

[--]  07Dec56 rerun of #3 "Rin Tin Tin in The Flaming Forest" (first aired 29Oct54)

3.14 [086] Rin Tin Tin: THE INVADERS
14Dec1956 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 25Apr58)
Guest cast:
William Forrest ....... Maj. Swanson
Lane Bradford ......... Chief Tubac
Charlita .............. Dolores Estaban
Tita Aragon ........... Juanita Estaban
Rico Alaniz ........... Don Valdez
X. Brands ............. Cochise
Synopsis:
Mexican Indians periodically raid U.S. territory. The trouble
becomes more serious after their leader kills a man
in American territory. [RF]

3.15 [087] Rin Tin Tin:
RACING RAILS
28Dec1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Terry Frost ........... John Anders
Ralph Moody ........... Tom Dunnegan

3.16 [088] Rin Tin Tin: HIGGINS' LAST STAND 
(verified -SC)
04Jan57 ABC
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Teleplay by Roy Erwin
Director of photography Irving Lippman
Producer Herbert B. Leonard
Guest Cast:
William Fawcett ....... George Higgins
Clem Bevans ........... Kid Hooker
Keith Richards ........ Abe Tyson
Joseph Turkel ......... Stubb Gull
Hal Hooper ............ Jimmy Kling
Percy Helton .......... Conductor
Synopsis:
FOUR GUNMAN THREATEN THE LIFE OF AN OLD FRIEND OF RUSTY AN RIP MASTERS. [SC] :

3.17 [089] Rin Tin Tin:
THE INDIAN HATER
11Jan1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Clancy Cooper ......... Josh Deering
Rick Vallin ........... Pacing Bear
Jan Arvan ............. Stone Wolf
Dehl Berti ............ Black Cloud
Joe Canutt ............ Brave

3.18 [090] Rin Tin Tin: THE SOUTHERN COLONEL
18Jan1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
THurston Hall ......... Col. Ulysses X. Stonewall
Mildred von Hollen .... Myra Miller
Baynes Barron ......... Ed Graves
William Tannen ........ Clay Cooper
Bud Osborne ........... Driver
William Griffith ...... Fred French
Synopsis:
A clever con man swindles the citizens of Mesa Grande. [RF]

3.19 [091] Rin Tin Tin:
THE WARRIOR'S PROMISE
25Jan1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
William Forrest ....... Major Swanson
Monte Blue ............ Maco
Ward Wood ............. Otonah
Dehl Berti ............ Tolque

3.20 [092] Rin Tin Tin:
SORROWFUL JOE RETURNS
01Feb1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Sterling Holloway ..... Sorrowful Joe
William Forrest ....... Major Swanson
Bradford Jackson ...... Bart Grew
Frank Fenton .......... Sheriff
Roscoe Ates ........... Jorgenson

3.21 [093] Rin Tin Tin: THE LIEUTENANT'S LESSON
08Feb1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Clancy Cooper ......... Sgt. Walker
Jerome Courtland ...... Lt. Cliff Walker
Glenn Strange ......... Grey Fox
Larry Chance
Synopsis:
Sergeant Walker is overjoyed. His son Cliff, a recent graduate
of West Point, has been assigned to his camp. [RF]

3.22 [094] Rin Tin Tin:
SWEDISH COOK
15Feb1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
El Brendel ............ Sven

3.23 [095] Rin Tin Tin: RUSTY GETS BUSTED
22Feb1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Don Haggerty .......... Col. Adams
Barry Froner .......... Georgie
Byron Foulger
John Close
Synopsis:
Colonel Adams and his son Georgie come to Fort Apache on an
inspection tour and Rusty tangles with Georgie. [RF]

3.24 [096] Rin Tin Tin: O'HARA'S GOLD
01Mar57 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Joe Sawyer ............ Sgt. O'Hara
Rand Brooks ........... Cpl. Boone
Synopsis:
Sgt. O'Hara meets an old man who claims he's found a rich
gold vein and wants to sell. When O'Hara inherits a sizable
amount of money, he immediately decides to buy the mine. [RF]

3.25 [097] Rin Tin Tin: O'HARA GETS CULTURE
08Mar1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Nestor Paiva
Peggie Leon
Dehl Berti
Charles Stevens
Synopsis:
Masters and his men decide to put on a show to raise money. [RF]

3.26 [098] Rin Tin Tin: THE FRAME-UP
15Mar1957 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 10Apr59)
Guest cast:
Walter Reed ........... Capt. James
Roy Gordon ............ Stanley Hale
John Reach ............ Webb
John Pickard
George Eldredge
Synopsis:
One of the Ft. Apache officers is accused of robbery and
murder. He swears he is innocent, and Rusty and Cpl.
Boone are about the only ones who believe him. [RF]

3.27 [099] Rin Tin Tin: BOONE'S COMMISSION
22Mar1957 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 17Apr59)
Guest cast:
Charles Horvath ....... Black Cloud
John Mitchum .......... Sergeant
Jerry Eskow ........... Brave
Synopsis 1:
Cpl. Boone is given a commission which he takes very seriously.
Left in command of the post, he decides to run Fort Apache according
to the book with disastrous results. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A mistake in Washington gives Cpl. Kit Boone a lieutenant's commission.
His first act is to put Sergeant O'Hara to work. [RF]

3.28 [100] Rin Tin Tin: THE SILENT WITNESS
29Mar1957 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 23May58)
Guest Cast:
Ron Hagerthy .......... Cpl. Tim Crane
Norma Jean Nilsson .... Connie Crane
Joseph Turkel ......... Walt Coles
Stanley Andrews ....... Ed Whitmore
Harry Strang .......... Sheriff Porter
Roy Erwin ............. Fred Carter
Synopsis 1:
Corporal Kit Boone has a battle with a warehouse proprietor.
(6Nov60 Tyne-Tees UK, Sun 4:20pm)
Synopsis 2:
Cpl. Boone accuses the warehouse proprietor of cheating the
Army on supplies. A battle ensues and the man tears a button
from Boone's jacket. Later the man is found murdered, the button
held tightly in his hand, and Boone is suspected of the crime. [RF]

3.29 [101] Rin Tin Tin: INDIAN BLOOD
05Apr1957 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Manning Ross .......... Mescalero Kid
Synopsis:
The Mescalero Kid, an Indian scout, arrives at Fort Apache to help stop Indian raids. [RF]

3.30 [102] Rin Tin Tin: THE OLD SOLDIER
12Apr1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Ralph Moody ........... Silas Gunn
Lee Roberts ........... Aaron Depew
Duane Grey ............ Shag
Synopsis:
Rip gets old soldier Silas Gunn a job with Aaron Depew, who sells beef to the Army. [RF]

3.31 [103] Rin Tin Tin:
STAGECOACH SALLY
19Apr1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Ellen Corby ........... Sally Benton
John Wilder ........... Pete Benton
Lane Bradford ......... Bullerts
Terry Frost ........... Cole
Dennis Moore .......... Marty

3.32 [104] Rin Tin Tin: BITTER MEDICINE
26Apr1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Billy Miller
Jan Arvan
Peter Mamakos
William Forrest ....... Major Swanson
Synopsis:
Laurindo, peace-loving medicine man of the Comanche Indian tribe,
is exiled to live with his son Proud Arrow. His place is taken by
Walking Bear, who is determined to lead the tribe on the warpath
against the white man. [RF]

3.33 [105] Rin Tin Tin: CORPORAL CARSON
03May1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Tommy Farrell ......... Cpl. Kit Carson
William Forrest ....... Major Swanson
Jerry Eskow ........... Yellow Horse
Jan Arvan ............. Pointed Spear
Synopsis:
Corporal Carson grandson of the famed Kit Carson, comes to Fort Apache. [RF]

3.34 [106] Rin Tin Tin: HUBERT'S NIECE
10May1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Anna Maria Nanasi ..... Penelope Chastworth
Gordon Richards ....... Uncle Hubert
Synopsis:
Penelope comes to live with her Uncle Hubert, owner of the Salt River
Hotel. Her governess Miss Irmegarde, turns out to be a girl Hubert fell
in love with years ago. Things are very pleasant until Sgt. O'Hara
starts courting the pretty governess too. [RF]

3.35 [107] Rin Tin Tin:
O'HARA GETS AMNESIA
17May1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Peter Coe ............ Stone Club
Joseph Waring

3.36 [108] Rin Tin Tin:
ALONG CAME TUBBS
24May1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Andy Clyde .......... Homer Tubbs
Jim Bannon .......... McCoy

3.37 [109] Rin Tin Tin: MAJOR SWANSON'S CHOICE
31May1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Frank De Kova ....... Culebra
Norman Fredric ...... Komawi
Joseph Vitale ....... Santee
Synopsis:
Culebra, chief of the Kiowas, plans to kill Major Swanson. He asks
Apache Chief Komawi to join in the plot. [RF]

3.38 [110] Rin Tin Tin: THE GENTLE KINGDOM
07Jun1957 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 31Jan58)
Guest Cast:
Jay Novello ......... Carlos De La Marca
Willis Bouchey ...... Cunningham
Tommy Ivo ........... Josh
Synopsis:
A wealthy easterner and his spoiled son trespass on the property of
Carlos De La Marca and slaughter the game there. But Carlos maintains
his rancho as a wild-life sanctuary. [RF]

3.39 [111] Rin Tin Tin: THE SWAPPER
14Jun1957 ABC Fri
Synopsis:
A Fort Apache cavalryman has received permission to trade with the Comanches. [RF]

3.40 [112] Rin Tin Tin: THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN
21Jun1957 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Robert Warwick ...... Wind from the South
James Lanphier ...... Pointed Thorn
Alan Wells .......... Sun in the Sky
Synopsis:
The railroad agrees to give a starving Indian tribe fertile valley
land in exchange for their holdings. [RF]

[--] 26Jul57 - rerun of #3.09 "Boone's Grandpappy" (first aired 02Nov56)

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