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New Episodes

Wanted For Treason | The Lone Ranger (10-22-47)

Original Air Date: October 22, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: The Lone RangerPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Brace Beemer (Lone Ranger)• John Todd (Tonto) Writer:• Fran Striker Producer:• George W....

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Apple Pie and Arsenic | All Star Western Theatre (03-06-48)

Original Air Date: March 06, 1948Host: Andrew RhynesShow: All Star Western TheatrePhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• Irene Tedrow• Tyler McVey• John Smith Music:• Foy Willing and The...

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Return of the Badmen | Frontier Town (1949)

Original Air Date: 1949Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Frontier TownPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Jeff Chandler (Chad Remington)• Wade Crosby (Cherokee O’Bannon) Writer:• Joel Murcott Producer:• Paul Franklin Music:• Bob...

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The Proving Kid | Gunsmoke (07-13-58)

Original Air Date: July 13, 1958Host: Andrew RhynesShow: GunsmokePhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• William Conrad (Matt Dillion)• Parley Baer (Chester)• Georgia Ellis (Kitty)• Howard McNear (Doc) Producer:• Norman...

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Run On The Bank | The Lone Ranger (04-12-39)

Original Air Date: April 12, 1939Host: Andrew RhynesShow: The Lone RangerPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Earle Graser (Lone Ranger)• John Todd (Tonto) Writer:• Fran Striker Producer:• George W....

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The Egg and I – Lux Radio Theatre (05-05-47)

Original Air Date: May 05, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Western StoriesPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Fred MacMurray• Claudette Colbert• Frances Robinson• Bill Johnstone Special Guests:• Janet Scott• Billy Roy•...

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Shows

Tales of the Texas Rangers

Drama,
Historical,
Realistic,
Western,

Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8, 1950, on the US NBC radio network and remained on the air through September 14, 1952. Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the latest scientific techniques to identify the criminals and his faithful horse, Charcoal, to track them down.…

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Have Gun Will Travel

Drama,
Western,

Have Gun Will Travel was a popular American Western television series that aired on CBS from 1957 through 1963. It was the #4 show in the Nielsen ratings in its first year, and #3 for the next three years. It was one of the few television shows to spawn a successful radio version. The radio series debuted on November 23, 1958.…

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Hopalong Cassidy

Drama,
Western,

Hoppy was a hero to one and all. He and his sidekick, California Carlson, roamed the Southwest in thrilling stories week after week. Almost every tale had a little mystery in it, and almost every story ended with Hoppy's boisterous laugh.

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Lightning Jim

Drama,
Historical,
Western,

The program originated in the 1940s and was called The Adventures of Lightning Jim. It was a West Coast program. The program returned as a syndicated series in the 1950s. Lightning Jim is the story of U.S. Marshal Lightning Jim Whipple, his horse Thunder, and his deputy, Whitey Larson. The shows portray Native Americans, the...

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Grand Ole Opry

Music,
Western,

The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, that has presented the biggest stars of that genre since 1925. It is also among the longest-running broadcasts in history since its beginnings as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM-AM. Dedicated to honoring country music and its history, the Opry...

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Frontier Gentleman

Drama,
Historical,
Realistic,
Western,

“Herewith an Englishman’s account of life and death in the West. As a reporter for the London Times, he writes his colorful and unusual accounts. But as a man with a gun, he lives and becomes a part of the violent years in the new territories.” Frontier Gentleman is different from other radio westerns in...

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