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Unsold TV Western Pilots
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, L.H. Allgood
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


 see -   Zane Grey Theatre (1956-61)    -  features many SOLD and  UNSOLD tv Western pilots

 
Dale Evans, Queen of the West  (proposed series title)
unsold pilot 1950
 "A Slip of the Gun" (episode title) 1950 30 minutes.
featured on the the DVD -
"Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Presents:
The Television Collection. Pilots and Rarities"   [LHA]
A Union Television Production.
Co-producers:
Jason Bernie, Daniel Winkler.
Directed by: Walter Colmes.
Written by: Russ Burton.
Photography by: Walter Strence.
Production Manager: Bartlet Carre.
Editorial Supervision: Jason Bernie.
Starring:
Dale Evans as Herself,
Forest Taylor as Doc. R.M. Severs,
Lane Bradford as Jackson,
John Crawford as Pete,
Ward Blackburn as Mike,
Stephen Gregory as Ted Wallace,
Bud Osborne as Sheriff,
Richard Bailey as Bostwick
and
Pat Brady as Slugger (uncredited).

 
Luke and the Tenderfoot  -  episode guide
Production Company Not Known
Produced & Written by Steve Fisher
US western series 1955 Unsold pilots - only 2 episodes filmed
starring:
Edgar Buchanan (as Luke Herkimer)
Carleton Carpenter (as Pete Quinn)

 
Red Ryder -  episode guide
Republic Pictures
1940-49 theatrical + 1955 unsold tv pilot guide
 

<proposed series title>
Western Union (XXX)(30MIN)(B&W)
FILMED BY FILMASTER PRODUCTIONS
PRODUCED BY ROBERT STABLER
CREATED BY JERRY BRISKIN AND DAN ULLMAN

STARRING
RICHARD ANDERSON...AS STEVE GIBSON

SERIES PREMISE:
THE DAILY EXPLOITS OF 'WESTERN UNION' AGENY,STEVE GIBSON STRINGING
COMMUNICATION WIRES ACCROSS THE WEST

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: GLENN COOK
FILM EDITOR: IRVING BERLIN
DIRECTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY GILBERT WARRINGTON
FILMING LOCATIONS INCLUDED:
CORRIGANVILLE RANCH AND WESTERN STREET

<pilot episode> [NO EPISODE TITLE]
DIRECTED BY
FRANKLIN ADREON SCREENPLAY BY DAN ULLMAN. GUEST CAST: PHYLISS COATES
DON HAGGERTY MICHAEL HINN TYLER MCVEY RAYMOND HATTON LEE FERRELL
RICHARD SHANNON PETER BRECK GEORGE SELL DAN WHITE ROCKY SHAHAN.
SYNOPSIS:
WESTERN UNION AGENT,STEVE GIBSON MUST CONTEND WITH A LAND BARON
WHO DOESN'T WANT HIM USING HIS MEN TO STRING WIRE FOR THE WESTERNUNION
COMPANY. [SC]

 
 <proposed series title>
"Cavalry Patrol" (xxxx) (30MIN)(COLOR)
Production Company (not known)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR GLENN COOK
SUPERVISING EDITOR FRED W. BERGER
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY JOSEPH BIROC.
*
STARRING
DEWEY MARTIN...AS LIEUTENANT REARDON
SERIES PREMISE:
THE EXPLOITS OF A U.S. ARMY CAVALRY UNIT IN THE DESERT
SOUTHWEST IN 1868.
*
<pilot episode title> (NO EPISODE TITLE)
PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY CHARLES MARQUIS WARREN
SCREENPLAY BY JOHN CHAMPION
BASED ON A STORY BY CHARLES MARQUIS WARREN.
GUEST CAST:
JOHN PICKARD,SHEB WOOLEY, HARRY LANDERS, CHARLES GRAY,
PAUL RICHARDS,ROYAL DANO, BING RUSSELL,RICHARD GILDEN.
SYNOPSIS:
LIEUTENANT REARDON AND HIS CALVARY PATROL SEARCH THE COUNTRYSIDE
FOR A BAND OF RENAGADE APACHES RESPONSIBLE FOR LOOTING AND MURDER.
[SC]
 
<proposed series title>
"The Reno Brothers" (1960)35MIN(B&W)
(unsold TV pilot)
Aired on CBS 25Feb60
PILOT EPISODE AIRED ON THE 'JOHNNY RINGO'SERIES
A FOUR STAR-POMORON-ZANE GREY PRODUCTION
CREATED AND PRODUCED BY AARON SPELLING
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: STEPHEN LORD
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: JACK SONNTAG
*
STARRING:
BEN COOPER...AS MIKE RENO
JIM BECK..AS CHRIS RENO
*
SERIES PREMISE:
THE EXPLOITS ABOUT A LIVELY PAIR OF
BROTHERS TRYING TO CLEAR THEIR OUTLAW REPUTATION####
*
EDITORIAL SUPERVISOR: BERNARD BURTON
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: CHAS E. BURKE
MUSIC SUPERVISION: HERSCHEL BURKE GILBERT
MUSIC SCORE BY RUDY SCHRAGER

<pilot episode title> (SAME AS SERIES NAME)
DIRECTED BY DICK MODER
TELEPLAY BY JOHN FALVO
STORY BY AARON SPELLING AND STEPHEN LORD. GUEST
CAST:
JACQUES AUBUCHON....AS CARTER SCARRBRO
CHARLES FREDERICKS....AS BRINKER
DAVID TOMACK...AS RICHARDS
SANDRA WHITE....AS THE SALOON GIRL
EMILE AVERY....AS BARNES
ROBERT HOY....AS BOWSER.
RECURRING CAST:
DON DURANT, KAREN SHARPE, MARK GODDARD, TERANCE DEMARNEY.
SYNOPSIS:
THE RENO BROTHERS ARRIVE IN VELARDI LOOKING FOR THE NOTORIOUS CARTER
SCARRBRO AND HIS GANG. WHILE THERE THEY MUST CONTEND WITH SHERIFF
JOHNNY RINGO. [SC]
 
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