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Mysterious Stranger | The Lone Ranger (02-13-48)

Original Air Date: February 13, 1948Host: 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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Buffalo Springs | All Star Western Theatre (04-10-48)

Original Air Date: April 10, 1948Host: Andrew RhynesShow: All Star Western TheatrePhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Music:• Foy Willing and The Riders of The Purple Sage Exit music from:...

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Land Grab | 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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Fisheye Confesses | The Lone Ranger (05-17-39)

Original Air Date: May 17, 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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Big Girl Lost | Gunsmoke (09-21-58)

Original Air Date: September 21, 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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A Ticket to Tomahawk – Lux Radio Theatre (06-04-51)

Original Air Date: June 04, 1951Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Western StoriesPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Dan Dailey (Johnny Behind-the-Deuces)• Anne Baxter (Kit Dodge Jr.) Special Guests:• Bill Bouchey• Tim...

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Shows

Fort Laramie

Drama,
Historical,
Realistic,
Western,

When Norman Macdonnell created FORT LARAMIE in late 1955, he made it clear to his writers that historical accuracy was essential to the integrity of the series. Correct geographic names, authentic Indian practices, military terminology, and utilizing actual names of the original buildings of the real fort, was insisted upon. So when the radio characters...

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Horizons West

Historical,
Western,

Horizons West was a fascinating, thirteen-installment docudrama which traced the movements of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition from 1803 to 1806. President Thomas Jefferson's charter to Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark was to trace the origination point of the Missouri River, from St. Louis, Missouri to the Great Falls of Montana--and eventually beyond....

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Challenge of the Yukon

Drama,
Western,
Young,

Challenge of the Yukon was a long-running radio series that began on Detroit's station WXYZ (as had The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet), and an example of a Northern genre story. The series was first heard on February 3, 1938. The program was an adventure series about Sergeant William Preston of the Northwest Mounted...

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The Cisco Kid

Western,
Young,

The Cisco Kid was a popular film, radio, television and comic book series based on the fictional Western character created by O. Henry in his short story, "The Caballero's Way," published in 1907 in the collection Heart of the West. Films and television depicted the Cisco Kid as a heroic Mexican caballero, although in O....

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The Lone Ranger

Drama,
Western,
Young,

The Lone Ranger is an American radio and television show created by George W. Trendle and developed by writer Fran Striker. The eponymous character is a masked Texas Ranger in the American Old West, originally played by Paul Halliwell, who gallops about righting injustices with the aid of his clever, laconic Indian sidekick, Tonto. Departing...

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Gunsmoke

Drama,
Realistic,
Western,

Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama program set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. The radio show first aired on April 26, 1952, and ran until June 18, 1961, on the CBS radio network. The series starred William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon, Howard McNear as...

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