CTVA Western - "Steve Donovan, Western Marshal" (Jack Chertok prod.) (1955-56)  Douglas Kennedy, Eddy Waller

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Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Rina Fox
references:
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STEVE DON
OVAN, WESTERN MARSHAL
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Jack Chertok production
for
First-Run Syndication
Produced by: Jack Chertok
Production Executive: Harry H. Poppe
Associate Producer: Arthur Hoffe

US Western series 1955-56    39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Douglas Kennedy
as Marshal Steve Donovan
Eddy Waller
as Deputy Rusty Lee

Premise:
The exploits of Marshal Steve Donovan and his Deputy Rusty Lee
as they maintain law and order.

Other Credits:
Directors Included:
Charles D. Livingstone, Paul Landres, George Archainbaud
*
Writers Included:
William R. Cox, Joe Richardson, Orville H. Hampton
*
Assistant Director: Lester Guthrie
*
Directors Of Photography: Robert Pittack and Mack Stengler
Editorial Supervisor:Ben Marmon
Music: David Chudnow (Mutel Music Service).

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Syndicated Program

 1.01 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE MIDNIGHT ELECTION
24Sep55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Despite a woman's suffrage law, a corrupt election official plots to
keep women from the polls. [RF]

1.02 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE DEPUTY
01Oct55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
A deputy tries to settle his gambling debts by allowing the gambler's
partner to escape from jail. [RF]

1.03 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: PLAGUE TOWN
08Oct55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Outlaws make a bid for control of an epidemic-plagued community by
seizing the only available serum. [RF]

1.04 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE CROOKED STAR
15Oct55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Donovan tries to unmask an outlaw posing as a sheriff. [RF]

1.05 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: SPECIAL DELIVERY
22Oct55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Donovan is escorting a prisoner down a road closely guarded by the outlaw's gang. [RF]

1.06 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: TERROR TOWN
29Oct55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
A timid editor witnesses a murder but won't identify the culprit. [RF]

1.07 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE SCHOOL TEACHER
05Nov55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
A schoolteacher is implicated in a series of mail robberies. [RF]

1.08 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: SKETCH ARTIST
12Nov55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
An artist aids Donovan's search for an elderly woman outlaw. [RF]

1.09 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: GHOST TOWN
19Nov55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
In a ghost town, Donovan and Rusty encounter a murderer. [RF]

1.10 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: JOURNEY INTO DANGER
26Nov55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Donovan and Rusty try to solve a series of stagecoach robberies. [RF]

1.11 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE
03Dec55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
A corrupt mayoral candidate kidnaps his opponent's daughter. [RF]

1.12 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: OUTLAW ACTOR [verified -SC]
10Dec55 syndicated airdate
Directed by Charles D. Livingstone
Story and Teleplay by Robert Schaefer and Eric Freiwald
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Guest Cast:
Don Haggerty .......... as Charlie Roach
Denver Pyle ........... as Vic Hoyt
Paul Kerst ............ as Herbert Scott
Edit Angold ........... as Ma Ma Reiner
Pitt Herbert .......... as The Hotel Clerk
Synopsis:
A notorious outlaw, who's a master of disguise, plans a railroad payroll robbery.
Steve Donovan and Rusty Lee are not aware that the town's telegraph operator is
the outlaw their searching for.[SC]
Synopsis:
A master of disguise hits upon a lucrative way to put his talents to work. [RF]

1.13 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: NAPOLEON'S EAGLE [verified -SC]
17Dec55 syndicated airdate
Directed by Charles D. Livingstone
Story and Teleplay by Francis P, Scannell
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
With: Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Guest Cast:
Stephen Bekassy ....... as Pierre Mourel
Walter Coy ............ as Harry Baxter
Richard Avonde ........ as Daff Kramer
Fred Graham ........... as Towers
William Forrest ....... as U.S District Marshal
Paul Birch ............ as Sheriff Townsend
Carolyn Craig ......... as Joan Baxter
Gilbert Frye .......... as French Dispatch Rider
Wayne Burson .......... as Gang Member #1 (uncredited)
Rocky Shahan .......... as Gang Member # 2 (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Steve Donovan and Rusty Lee go undercover as Army desterters to find out who's
the leader of a gang planning a take over of the west, together with a group of
French revolutionaires stationed in Mexico. [SC]
Synopsis:
Donovan and Rusty try to expose a plot to overthrow the Government. [RF]

1.14 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: TWO MEN OUT
24Dec55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Steve and Rusty come upon a woman who left her husband and was robbed on her way to the station. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Donovan and a woman are held hostage by a sinister outlaw gang. [RF]

1.15 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: MYSTERY CANYON
31Dec55 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Donovan and Rusty comb a mysterious canyon for elusive outlaws. [RF]

1.16 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: CRISIS AT CANYONVILLE
07Jan56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
A neighboring sheriff mysteriously refuses to help Donovan nab an alleged murderer. [RF]

1.17 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE COMANCHE KID
14Jan56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Donovan and Rusty set a trap for the elusive Comanche Kid. [RF]

1.18 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: JOURNEY TO JUSTICE
21-Jan-1956 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Steve finds himself handcuffed to a desperate murderer. [RF]

1.19 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: MEDICINE MAN
28Jan56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
An embittered doctor-turned-outlaw must make a difficult choice when
his cohorts wound a youth. [RF]

1.20 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: UNBRANDED
04Feb56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Donovan meets with fierce opposition when he tries to set up a
marshal's office in a lawless town. [RF]

1.21 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: DECISION AT NOON
(25Jan56 Wed ABC, CBS, NBC affiliate WFBG-TV Altoona, Pa)
11-Feb-1956 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis 1:
Steve has to protect sullen young thief from his cohorts, his family and an avenging Indian tribe. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Donovan tries to protect a young thief from his nervous cohorts and his vengeful victims. [RF]

1.22 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: MISSOURI OUTLAWS [verified -SC]
18-Feb-1956 syndicated airdate
Directed by Charles D. Livingstone
Story & Teleplay by William R. Cox.
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Guest Cast:
Murvyn Vye........as Red Cantrell
Angela Greene........as Liz Lombard
Harry Lauter........as Frank Cantrell
Robert Carson........as Jackson Selby
Greg Barton........as Cass Older
Duane Thorsen........as Bob Scranton.
Synopsis:
Steve Donovan's partner Rusty Lee goes undercover as a cattle buyer carrying
large sum of money,trying to bait and capture the notorious Cantrell gang. [SC]

1.23 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: STONE RIVER
25Feb56 syndicated airdate
starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
A dry goods store fronts for a counterfeiting ring. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Donovan learns that a dry-goods store is being used as a front for a counterfeiting operation. [RF]

1.24 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: A PAIR OF JACKS
03Mar56 syndicated airdate
starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Donovan tries to shield two outlaws from a lynch mob. [RF]

1.25 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: CRYSTAL GAZERS
10Mar56 syndicated airdate
starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan),
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Rusty uses ventriloquism in an attempt to trap a murderer. [RF]

1.26 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE IMPOSTERS
17Mar56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Eddy Waller (as Deputy Rusty Lee)
Synopsis:
Steve and Rusty try to avert an all-out Indian War. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Donovan tries to prevent a fanatic Army officer from sparking an Indian uprising. [UK]
(UK: 14Feb57 ITV Associated-Rediffusion, London, Thur 5:30 pm)

1.27 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: OUTLAW'S BOY
24Mar56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
An outlaw's son gives a disgraced doctor a new reason for living. [RF]

1.28 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE HOPE CHEST
31Mar56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Donovan tries to help a youth clear his late father's name. [RF]

1.29 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE COWARD
07Apr56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Guest cast:
Lewis Charles
Synopsis:
A murderer escapes from prison and sets out to kill the men responsible for his imprisonment. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A killer breaks jail and heads for the men responsible for his conviction: Lou Park and Donovan. [RF]

1.30 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: GUNFIGHTER'S RETURN
14Apr56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Doubting that the law can protect his family, a young man turns professional gunman. [RF]

1.31 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: WIDOW'S WARRANT
21Apr56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
A greedy foreman plots to have his widowed employer evicted from her land. [RF]

1.32 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE GREEN STAR
28Apr56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
A young marshal tries to live down his gangster father's reputation by
rounding up a gang of crooks alone. [RF]

1.33 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: WHITE CLOUD
05May56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Donovan tries to get a wary banker to grant a loan to Indians. [RF]

1.34 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE GENERAL
12May56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
A speculator tries to fatten his wallet by provoking an Indian war. [RF]

1.35 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: SHADOW OF FEAR
19May56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Donovan's search for the murderer of a marshal leads to a woman who has terrorized an entire town. [RF]

1.36 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: THE BORDER SHIFT
26May56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Donovan seeks the aid of reluctant cattlemen in pursuing thieves across the border. [RF]

1.37 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: SHADOW GOLD
02Jun56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Townspeople unite to prevent a doctor from performing vitally needed surgery on a local citizen. [RF]

1.38 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: POISON TRAIL
09Jun56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Donovan and Rusty try to clear a youth of a robbery charge. [RF]

1.39 [--] Steve Donovan, Western Marshal: TRAIL OF THE DUDE
16Jun56 syndicated airdate
Starring: Douglas Kennedy (as Marshal Steve Donovan)
Synopsis:
Donovan poses as an outlaw to flush out a gang of desperados. [RF]

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