CTVA US Western - "The Roy Rogers Show" (Frontier/NBC) Season 1 (1951-52)

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Starring Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
Season 1 (NBC) (1951-52)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti , Rina Fox, Louis H. Allgood

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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NBC Sundays 6:30 pm
 25 New episodes (prod. nos 1-25)

1.01 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
JAILBREAK (1951) (copyright title) (verified on film - SC/RF)
prod. no. 4,
30Dec51 NBC Sun
Directed by John English.
Other Credits (on film) [RF]
Film Editor ....... Richard G. Wray, A.C.E
Story ............. Albert Demond and Ray Wilson
Music ............. Frank Worth
Photography ....... Clyde De Vinna, A.S.C.
Assistant Director .. ?? (can't see) aRT*** *** relli
Story Editor ...... Tom Hargis
Sound ............. John Carter
Make-up ........... Steve Drumm
*
Starring: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans; With: Pat Brady
Guest Cast: (on film RF) [Character names -LHA]
Rand Brooks ........ Tom Lee
Nan Leslie ......... Bess Walton
Douglas Evans ...... Doc Dowd
Gregg Barton ....... Waco
Terry Frost ........ Parker's Henchman
Riley Hill ......... Parker's Henchman
Harry Harvey ....... Sheriff Tom Blodgett (recurring)
*
Steve Clark ... Sal Parker (uncredited)

video title: "OLD MAN'S GOLD". This is the FIRST episode of the series.
Two thieves take advantage of an elderly man's gold claim.
(could this be an 'a.k.a.' for "Jailbreak"?)

1.02 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
DOC STEVEN'S TRAVELING STORE (1952) (copyright title)
(Companion Episode 1.04 "The Set-Up")
prod. no. 5
6Jan52 NBC Sun
Directed by Robert G. Walker
ORIGINAL TELEPLAY BY MILTON RAISON.
Guest Cast:
Ferris Taylor .......... Doc Stevens
Wheaton Chambers ........ Robert Ott
Peggy Stewart ........... Maria Fuller [LA]
Zon Murray
Stanley Andrews ......... Sheriff Sam Fuller [LA]
Boyd "Red" Morgan
SYNOPSIS:
ROY HAS HIS EYE ON OLD DOC STEVENS,WHO DRIVES AROUND WITH A
'TRAVELING STORE', THAT'S A FRONT FOR A TRANSMITTER USED TO SEND
INFORMATION TO A GANG OF DANGEROUS CRIMINALS. [SC]

[--] 13Jan52 NBC Sun - no details

1.03 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
BULLETS AND A BURRO (1953)(copyright title)
prod. no. 1
Original Airdate NOT known (rerun 15Nov53)
Directed by John English.
TELEPLAY BY ALBERT DEMOND AND RAY WILSON.
Starring: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans; With: Pat Brady
Guest Cast: (characters [LHA]
Raymond Hatton .......... Scotty
Gregg Barton ............ Sam
Terry Frost .............. Rusty
Norman Levitt ........... Hank Blodgett, Sheriff's Brother
Chuck Roberson .......... Deputy Randall
SYNOPSIS:
ROY AND PAT TRY TO ROUND UP A GANG HEADED BY THE SHERIFF'S BROTHER,
WHO TRIES TO STEAL AN OLD PROSPECTOR'S SAVINGS. [SC]

1.04 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE SET-UP (1952)(copyright title) (verified on film - RF)
(Companion Episode 1.02 "Doc Stevens Traveling Store")
prod. no. 6
20Jan52 NBC Sun
Directed by Robert G. Walker
*
Other Credits (on film) [RF]
Film Editor ....... Richard G. Wray, A.C.E
Story ............. Eric Taylor
Music ............. Frank Worth
Photography ....... Joe Novak
Assistant Director .. Robert Vreeland
Story Editor ...... Tom Hargis
Sound ............. John Carter
Make-up ........... Steve Drumm
Set Continuity .... Les Martinson
Set Decorations ... Victor A. Gangelin
*
Guest Cast: (on film)
Wheaton Chambers .... Dave Swallow.
(Boyd) Red Morgan ... character ?
Zon Murray ......... character ?
Harry Harvey ....... character ?
Hallene Hill ....... Granny Hobbs
Synopsis:
Swindlers try to buy an old lady's land, but she
refuses to sell.

1.05 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE TREASURE OF HOWLING DOG CANYON (1952)(copyright title)
prod. no. 9,
27Jan52 NBC Sun
Directed by Robert G. Walker
TELEPLAY BY ALBERT DEMOND AND RAY WILSON.
Guest Cast:
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer ...... Clyde Stockton
Don Harvey .................... John Briggs
Dorothy Crider ................ Mama Briggs
Denver Pyle ................... Nash [LHA]
Boyd "Red" Morgan ............. Weston [LHA]
Chief Yowlachie .............. Indian Tom [LHA]
SYNOPSIS:
ROY MUST FIND CONCLUSIVE PROOF THAT A SCHEMING SALOON HOSTESS IS
RESPONCIBLE FOR THE MURDER OF HER MINER HUSBAND, SO SHE COULD GAIN
CONTROL OF A TREASURE MAP. [SC]

1.06 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE TRAIN ROBBERY (1952) (copyright title)
prod. no. 13
03Feb52 NBC Sun
Directed By Robert G. Walker
Original Teleplay By Milton M. Raison
Guest Cast:
William Fawcett ......... Tom, the Banker [LHA]
Robert J. Wilke ......... Mark Bender [LHA]
Mike Ragan .............. Gil Bruce [LHA]
Charles M. Heard ........ Ned Harrison [LHA]
Reed Howes.....as Sheriff Tom Blodgett (recurring)
Synopsis:
Roy and Sheriff Blodgett try to get the goods on a local postmaster
-general store owner who hired a gang to rob a train carrying
a large sum of money. [SC]

1.07 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
BADMAN'S BROTHER (copyright title)
prod. no. 22
10Feb52 NBC Sun [LHA]
Director, Robert G. Walker [LHA]
Guest Cast:
Minerva Urecal ........... Geraldine O'Fallon
Francis McDonald ......... Mr. Trumbull
Bobby Hyatt .............. Larry Trumbull
Riley Hill ............... Alabama Al
Sandy Sanders ............ Knox
Harry Mackin ............. Stu Trumbull
Harry Harvey
Synopsis:
A ruthless murderer uses his 11-year-old brother to keep him from going to jail.
(Companion Episode 1.20 "Phantom Rustlers")

1.08 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE OUTLAW'S GIRL (copyright title)
prod. no. 10
17Feb52 NBC Sun
Directed By Robert G. Walker
Original Teleplay By Dwight V. Babcock
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Brett King
John Crawford ............ Chick Dillon
Tom Tyler ................ Deputy Andy
Bill Tannen
Rocky Stanton ............ Thelma Young
Art Dillard
Reed Howes ............... Sheriff Tom Blodgett (recurring)
Synopsis:
A waitress working in Dale's cafe is investigated by a law inforcement
agent because of her association with a wanted criminal. [SC]

1.09 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE DESERT FUGITIVE (copyright title)
prod. no. 2
24Feb52 NBC Sun
Directed By John English
Teleplay By Albert Demond and Ray Wilson
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Rand Brooks ......... Bill Harris/Jim Harris
Stephen Chase ........ Frank Shelton
Virginia Carroll ..... Walden
Terry Frost .......... Russ, Shelton Henchman
Gregg Barton ......... Shelton's Henchman
Riley Hill ........... Shelton's Henchman
Chuck Roberson ....... Deputy Randall
Reed Howes............ Sheriff Tom Blodgett (recurring)
Synopsis:
Roy get's involved with twin brothers,specificly the one who
was sent to prison for stealing government documents. [SC]

1.10 The Roy Rogers Show:
OUTLAWS' TOWN (copyright title)
prod. no. 16
02Mar52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Reed Howes .......... Sheriff Blodgett
Ferris Taylor ....... Doc
William Tannen ...... Rusty Madison
Tom Tyler ........... Slim
Hank Patterson ...... Soapy.
John Crawford
Art Dillard
Brett King

1.11 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE UNWILLING OUTLAW (copyright title)
prod. no. 7
09Mar52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
I. Stanford Jolley ... Jed Collins
Sherry Jackson ....... Lucy Collins
Dale Van Sickel ...... Duke Lawson
George J. Lewis ...... Gus
Reed Howes ........... Sheriff Blodgett (recurring)
William Fawcett ...... Monty Hill
Synopsis:
Roy finds it hard to believe that his best friend has become a
thief, and tries to hide it from his friend's little girl (Sherry Jackson).

1.12 The Roy Rogers Show:
DEAD MEN'S HILLS (copyright title)
prod. no. 18
16Mar52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast:
Forrest Taylor as Sheriff [LHA]
Steve Raines as Sam Thatcher [LHA]
Stuart Whitman as Monty Abbott [LHA]
Richard Emory
Larry Hudson
George Slocum
Sandy Sanders
Synopsis:
Roy and the sheriff try to capture the Hannon Gang, dangerous
outlaws that are holed up in an abandoned silver mine.

1.13 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE MINISTER'S SON (copyright title)
prod. no. 3
23Mar52 NBC Sun
director, John English.
Guest Cast:
Keith Richards as Northrup/Riggins [LHA]
Raymond Hatton as Old Mike Leslie [LHA]
Stephen Chase as Mort Simmons [LHA]
Riley Hill
Terry Frost
Chuck Roberson
Gregg Barton
Douglas Evans
Ferris Taylor
Lonnie Burr
Synopsis:
The Minster's son comes to town for a visit, but Roy isn't sure the man is legitimate.

1.14 The Roy Rogers Show:
GHOST GULCH (copyright title)
30Mar52 NBC Sun
prod. no. 11
Directed By Robert G. Walker
Original Teleplay By Virginia M. Cooke
Guest Cast:
Peggy Stewart............as Ilene Barton
Dale Van Sickel............as Larry Ridgeway
George J. Lewis............as Buck
Zelda Cleaver............as Magnolia
William Fawcett............as The Cafe Patron
I Stanford Jolley............as The Hideout Guard
Buff Brady............as The Henchman
Russ Scott............as The Deputy
Synopsis: Roy,Dale and Pat help a rancher, who mysteriously
disappears, and his wife who are being forced to selltheir
ranch by a crook who discovered gold on the property. [SC]

1.15 The Roy Rogers Show:
RIDE IN THE DEATH WAGON (copyright title) (verified on film - RF)
prod. no. 12
06Apr52 NBC Sun
Director, Robert G. Walker
*
Other Credits (on film) [RF]
Film Editor ....... Richard G. Wray, A.C.E
Story ............. Ray Wilson
Music ............. Frank Worth
Photography ....... Joe Novak
Assistant Director .. Robert Vreeland
Story Editor ...... Tom Hargis
Sound ............. John Carter
Make-up ........... Steve Drumm
Set Continuity .... Les Martinson
Set Decorations ... Victor A. Gangelin
Properties ........ Tom. C. Coleman
*
Guest Cast: (on film) [RF]
Forrest Taylor ..... character ?
George Slocum ...... character ?
Richard Emory ...... character ?
Bee Humphries ...... character ?
Larry Hudson ....... character ?

1.16 The Roy Rogers Show: PERIL FROM THE PAST (copyright title)
prod. no. 17
13Apr52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast:
John Doucette as Dude Dalhart [LHA]
Ann Doran as Mary Medford [LHA]
Lee Roberts as John Medford [LHA]
Pierre Watkin
Bill Catching
Paul Fierro
Russ Scott

1.17 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE RIDE OF THE RANCHERS (copyright title)
prod. no. 15
20Apr52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast:
Pedro Regas ................... Don Jose
Tina Menard ................... Maria
Millicent Patrick ............. Elena
Fred Cummins
Jim Diehl
Steve Raines
Russ Scott
Augie Gomez
video title - ATTACK ON THE JOSE RANCH
While the men of Mineral City are riding in a parade, outlaws
invade the Don Jose Ranch and hold the women captive.

1.18 The Roy Rogers Show:
SHOOT TO KILL (copyright title)
prod. no. 19
27Apr52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast:
Shoot to Kill:
John Doucette as Mark Opal [LHA]
Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer ........ Elmer Kirby
Lee Roberts
Dick Reeves
Sandy Sanders

1.19 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE HERMIT'S SECRET (copyright title)
04May52 NBC Sun
prod. no. 20
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast:
Gloria Winters as Laraine Dunlap [LHA]
Hank Patterson as Hermit Hank Fowler [LHA]
Evelyn Finley ................. Ruby Barton
Fred Graham
Henry Wills
James Kirkwood
Stanley Blystone

[--] 11May52 NBC Sun - no details

1.20 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
PHANTOM RUSTLERS (verified SC/RF)
(copyright title)
prod. no. 14, (no date on copyright notice)
airdate NOT known - possibly 11May52 (possible rerun 05Apr53)
(possible aka "Cattle Rustlers")
Directed by Robert G. Walker
ORIGINAL TELEPLAY BY DWIGHT CUMMINS AND ROYAL COLE [SC] (not on film)
*
Other Credits (on film) [RF]
Film Editor ....... J.R Whittredge, A.C.E
Story ............. Dwight Babcock
Music ............. Frank Worth
Photography ....... Joe Novak
Assistant Director .. Nathan Barragar
Story Editor ...... Tom Hargis
Sound ............. Jack Carter
Set Continuity .... Les Martinson
Hair Styling ...... Mildred Burns
Lighting .......... Wilbur Kinnette
Properties ........ Tom. C. Coleman
*
Guest Cast: (on film) [RF]
Minerva Urecal ..... Mrs. MacGuiness
Francis McDonald ... Sam MacGuiness
Robert Hyatt ....... Donnie MacGuiness
Riley Hill ......... Garth Carson
Sandy Sanders ...... character ?
Harry Mackin ....... character ?
Harry Harvey ....... character ?
SYNOPSIS:
ROY AND PAT GO AFTER A GANG OF CATTLE RUSTLERS WHO PREY ON A
RANCHER AND HIS YOUNG SON. [SC]
video title "CATTLE RUSTLERS".
Livestock keep disappearing from a neighbor's farm.
(Companion Episode 1.07 "Badman's Brother)

1.21 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
HAUNTED MINE: PARADISE VALLEY (copyright title)
prod. no. 21
18May52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast:
Hank Patterson
Jean Harvey
Frank Jacquet
Fred Graham
Henry Wills
Buff Brady
Sandy Sanders
Nolan Leary
Tommy Coleman

1.22 The Roy Rogers Show:
GHOST TOWN GOLD (copyright title)
prod. no. 24
25May52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Ghost Town Gold:
Don C. Harvey as Samuel Dover, Special Agent
Rand Brooks as Dave, Bank Teller
Marshall Reed as Dover's Henchman
Tom London .................... Webb Jenkins

1.23 The Roy Rogers Show:
THE DOUBLECROSSER (copyright title)
prod. no. 8
01Jun52 NBC Sun
Directed By Robert G. Walker
Original Screenplay By Albert DeMond
Guest Cast:
Harry Lauter............as Mayor Ralph Colton
Dorothy Vaughn............as Ma Colton
Denver Pyle............as Bad Boy Wiley
Don C. Harvey............as Ad March
Boyd 'Red' Morgan............as Red
Synopsis:
Roy and Dale arrive in the town of Pine Hill to investigate their
friend Mayor Ralph Colton who is suspected of being dishonest and
shielding an outlaw gang. [SC]

1.24 The Roy Rogers Show:
CARNIVAL KILLER (copyright title)
prod. no. 25
08Jun52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Rand Brooks as Joe
Tom London as Jake
Don C. Harvey as Les Barton, Carnival Owner
Marshall Reed as Tom Wallace
Jeanne Dean as Mary Barton.
Russ Scott
Synopsis:
A man is framed for the death of his boss.

1.25 The Roy Rogers Show:
FLYING BULLETS (copyright title)
prod. no. 23
15Jun52 NBC Sun
director, Robert G. Walker.
Guest Cast:
Herman Levitt ................. Cliff Miller
Steve Pendleton ............... Joe Slade
George Douglas ................ Roger Wilson
Denver Pyle ................... Zeke Miller
Harry Harvey, Jr. ............. Hank Fisher
Russ Scott

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