Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Cisco Kid" - Murder Wagon (01-13-55)
Boxcars711 Overnight Western "Cisco Kid" - Murder Wagon (Aired January 13, 1955)
The Cisco Kid refers to a character found in numerous film, radio, television and comic book series based on the fictional Western character created by O. Henry in his 1907 short story "The Caballero's Way", published in the collection Heart of the West. In movies and television, the Kid was depicted as a heroic Mexican caballero, even though he was originally a cruel outlaw. The Cisco Kid came to radio October 2, 1942, with Jackson Beck in the title role and Louis Sorin as Pancho. With Vicki Vola and Bryna Raeburn in supporting roles and Michael Rye announcing, this series continued on Mutual until 1945. It was followed by another Mutual series in 1946, starring Jack Mather and Harry Lang, who continued to head the cast in the syndicated radio series of more than 600 episodes from 1947 to 1956.
January 13, 1955. Program #260. Mutual-Don Lee network, KHJ, Los Angeles origination, Ziv syndication. "Murder Wagon"
. Commercials added locally. Jesse Post, Pierre DuLac and bad guys down from Canada are known for shooting settlers and burning down their houses. A ring on the French Canadian's finger provides Cisco with a needed clue. Jack Mather, Harry Lang. 27:49. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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