Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Tales Of The Texas Rangers" - Illegal Entry (Aired June 8, 1952)
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 (or "Charky," as Jayce would sometimes refer to him), to track them down. The shows were reenactments of actual Texas Ranger cases. The series was produced and directed by Stacy Keach, Sr., and was sponsored for part of its run by Wheaties. Captain Manuel T. "Lone Wolf" Gonzaullas, a Ranger for 30 years and who was said to have killed 31 men during his career, served as consultant for the series.
June 8, 1952. NBC network. "Illegal Entry"
. Sustaining. A Mexican knifes a fellow countryman and kidnaps a girl. An escape on a train filled with sheep leads Jace and the Rangers on a cross-country race. Jose escapes from jail and the hunt begins once again. Joel McCrea, Stacy Keach (producer, director), M. T. Lone Wolf Gonzaullas (technical advisor), Herb Ellis, Tony Barrett, Lillian Buyeff, Hal March, Jay Arvan, Charles E. Israel (adaptor, transcriber), Hal Gibney (announcer), Jeanette Nolan. 23:51. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.