CTVA US Western - "The Roy Rogers Show" (Frontier/NBC) Season 5 (1955-56)

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Starring Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
Season 5 (NBC) (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti , Rina Fox, Louis H. Allgood, Rina Fox

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


 ############ The Roy Rogers Show #############
############## season 5 1955-56 ##############
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NBC Sundays 6:30 pm
17 New Episodes (prod. nos. 72-88)

 Missing Episode  [--] prod. no. 73 - no details

5.01 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
AND SUDDEN DEATH (copyright title)
prod. no. 74
09Oct55 NBC Sun
director, Donald McDougall.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Gene Roth .............. Seth Tinker
Myron Healey ........... Jace Lawson
Louis Lettieri ......... Danny Lawson
Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer ... Mike Moore
Russ Scott ............. Carl Barney
Bill Tannen ............ Al
Synopsis:
A politician is knifed by the leader of a notorious gang of outlaws.

[--] 16Oct55 - no details

5.02 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
RANCH WAR (copyright title)
prod. no. 75
23Oct55 NBC Sun
DirectED by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Harry Harvey, Jr. ....... John Wagner
Claudia Barrett ......... Susan Wagner
Ralph Sanford ........... Harry Kent
Fred Coby ............... Huck Kent
Russ Scott .............. Pete
Ewing Mitchell .......... Doc Summers

[--] 2Nov55 Wed re-run of prod. no. 30 "Violence in Paradise Valley"

5.03 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
UNCLE STEVE'S FINISH (copyright title)
prod. no. 76
Airdate NOT known
director, NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Bill Tannen ............. Tom Everett
Virginia Carroll ........ Helen Everett
Myron Healey ............ Steve Everett
Louis Lettieri .......... Joey Everett

5.04 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE BROTHERS O'DELL (copyright title)
prod. no. 79
20Nov55 NBC Sun
director, NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Bob Bice ................ Hal O'Dell
Dan Barton .............. Ken O'Dell
Reed Howes .............. Sheriff Blodgett (recurring)
Henry Rowland ........... Tim
Paul Harvey ............. Jim O'Dell
Dennis Moore ............ Alonzo.
George Eldredge

5.05 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE SCAVENGER (copyright title)
prod. no. 77
27Nov55 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast:
Rand Brooks ............. Thorpe
Wayne Mallory ........... Mack
Britt Wood .............. Old Mose

[--] 04Dec55 NBC Sun - no details

5.06 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
TREASURE OF PARADISE VALLEY (copyright title)
prod. no. 72,
11Dec55 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Britt Wood .............. Bill York
Claudia Barrett ......... Maybelie York
Rand Brooks ............. Jack Tremont
Bud Osborne ............. Jake Ely
Tom London .............. Top Kimball
Wayne Mallory ........... Pete Munice.
Jack O'Shea

5.07 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THREE MASKED MEN (copyright title)
prod. no. 85
18Dec55 NBC Sun
Directed by George Blair
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Robert Bice ............. Bob Arden [LHA] NOT Ward Harris
Henry Rowland ........... Carrie Young
Dennis Moore ............ Phil Kent
Paul Harvey ............. Jim Forest
Louise Venier ........... Jeannie Forest
John Hamilton ........... Governor
Roy "Dusty" Rogers ...... Kid with Bow & Arrow
Reed Howes .............. Sheriff Blodgett (recurring)

[--] 25Dec55, 1Jan56, 8Jan56 - NBC Sun - no details

5.08 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
AMBUSH (1956)(copyright title) (verified on film - RF/SC)
prod. no. 82
15Jan56 NBC Sun
Directed by George Blair
Original Teleplay by Dwight Cummins
*
Other Credits (on film RF)
Photography ....... Joe Novak
Film Editor ....... Harold E. McGhan
Music ............. Frank Worth
Assistant Director .. William A. Callihan, Jr.
Sound ............. John Keene
Set Continuity .... Violet McComas
Make-up ........... Roy Stork
Hair Styling ...... Mildred Burns
Lighting .......... Wilbur Kinnett
Properties ........ Bob Eaton
*
Guest Cast (on film RF):
Dennis Moore ...... character ?
Henry Rowland ..... character ?
Paul Harvey ...... character ?
Dan Barton ....... character ?
Rosemary Bertrand ... character ?
Bob Bice ..... character ?
Synopsis:
ROY INVESTIGATES THE SHOOTING OF A FRIEND BY TWO MEN, THAT LEADS
HIM TO A WELL KNOW TOWN CITIZEN CONFINED TO A WHEEL CHAIR. [SC]

[--] 22Jan56 NBC Sun - no details

5.09 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
MONEY IS DANGEROUS (copyright title)
prod. no. 88
29Jan56 NBC Sun
Directed by George Blair [LHA]
Guest Cast:
Lucien Littlefield ............ Eli Carson
John Truax
Craig Duncan
James Macklin

5.10 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
FALSE FACES (copyright title)
prod. no. 78
05Feb56 NBC Sun
Directed by George Blair
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Harry Shannon ........ Mayor Ben Kelly
Keith Richards ....... Val Horton
Ralph Moody .......... Professor Willing
Joe Bassett .......... Chief Gray Hawk
Dorothy Andre ........ Dove Eyes.
Wally West

5.11 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
JOHNNY ROVER (copyright title)
prod. no. 80
airdate NOT known
possibly 22Jan56, 12Feb56, 19Feb56 (rerun June 9, 1957)
Directed by George Blair
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Dan Barton ............ Grabbit
Paul Harvey ........... Jackson Revere
Dennis Moore .......... Dan Cass
Henry Rowland ......... Mack
Bob Bice .............. Johnny Rover/Jackson Revere Jr.
Reed Howes ............ Sheriff Blodgett
(Some sources have the Dan Barton, Bob Rice characters reversed)

5.12 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
HORSE CRAZY (copyright title)
prod. no. 87
26Feb56 NBC Sun
Directed by George Blair [LHA]
Guest Cast:
John Truax
Craig Duncan
James Macklin

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Moves from Sun to Sat for remainder of season ? (to be verified)
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5.13 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
SMOKINGS GUNS (copyright title)
prod. no. 83 (copyright date 27Apr56)
03Mar56 NBC Sat
director, George Blair.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Harry Shannon .......... Greg Payne
Ralph Moody ............ Kumaska
Keith Richards ......... Inspector Stanley
Joe Bassett ............ Big Slim
Jack O'Shea ............ Mr. Pierce.
Russ Scott

5.14 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
EMPTY SADDLES (copyright title) (verified on film - RF)
prod. no. 81 (copyright date 13Apr56)
10Mar56 NBC Sat
Director, Christian Nyby
Original Teleplay by Dwight Cummins
Story Supervision Howard J. Green
Music Frank Worth
*
Other Credits (on film RF)
Photography ......... Joe Novak
Supervising Editor .. Irving Berlin
Sound Effects Editor .. Rex Lipton
Music Editor ........ Helen Sneddon
Assistant Director .. Roy Wade
Coordonator ......... Jerome H. Stanley
Set Continuity ...... Bill Hole
Lighting ............ Wilbur Kinnett
Make-up ............. Roy Stork
Hair Styling ........ Mildred Burns
Properties .......... Robert Eaton
Special Effects ..... Ivan Arnold
Sound ............... John Kean (aka Keene)
Costumer ............ Tommy Thompson
*
Guest Cast (on film RF) :
William Hudson ...... character ?
John Cason ........... Lou Conroy
Steve Pendleton ...... Sid Morgan
Troy Melton .......... Hal Parker
Bill Catching ........ character ?
Synopsis:
Roy tries to take a herd through the Sundown Trail.
Rustlers pick off the trail hands, one by one,
and it's up to Roy, Dale and Pat to try and stop them [RHC]

5.15 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
SHERIFF MISSING (copyright title)
prod. no. 84 (copyright date 04May56)
17Mar56 NBC Sat
director, George Blair.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Helen Spring ........... Mrs. Mary Blodgett
Howard Negley .......... Sam Gardner
Keith Richards ......... Lafe Dawson
Troy Melton ............ Dawson's Henchman
Russ Scott ............. Dawson's Henchman

5.16 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE MORSE MIXUP (copyright title)
prod. no. 86 (copyright date 11May56)
24Mar56 NBC Sat
director, George Blair.
Guest Cast:
Howard Negley .......... Henry Hawkins
Harry Harvey, Jr. ...... Terry Hawkins
Keith Richards ......... Ed Morse
Troy Melton ............ Wade
George Eldredge ........ Charley Morse
Steve Raines ........... Henchmen [LHA]
Russ Scott ............. Henchmen [LHA]

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