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Hopalong Cassidy

Hopalong Cassidy was a western adventure drama broadcast from 1948 to 1952. The story featured the cowboy, detective hero Hopalong Cassidy. The character was created in 1904 by Clarence E. Mulford for his pulp short stories. Beginning in 1935, the hero, played by Hollywood star William Boyd, emerged triumphantly on the air, TV, and in films. Andy Clyde and later George McMichael played the sidekick California Carlson. By 1950, William Boyd was at the peak of his career and his character Cassidy a national hero. With great sound effects and memorable theme music, the series was especially popular among millions of American children, a phenomenon puzzling many a historian.

In charge of the Bar-20 ranch, riding a white horse, Hoppy is "the epitome of gallantry and fair play." He stands up to bullies in the town and comes to aid of the poor and helpless. Whenever Hoppy decisdes to get involved, justice is soon restored.

There are 92 shows in our collection! Date Aired
The Phantom Bandito February 5, 1950
King of Cinnabar July 23, 1950
Shell Game July 30, 1950
Medicine Man June 18, 1950
The Dead Man's Hand January 1, 1950
The Rainmaker of Eagle Nest Mountain January 8, 1950
Renegades of the San Rafael January 29, 1950
The Red Rock Mesa March 12, 1950
Bandits Ridge Creek April 2, 1950
Letter from the Grave May 28, 1950
Death Paints a Picture June 4, 1950
Range War May 21, 1950
Willy Whirl May 14, 1950
Green River Payoff May 7, 1950
Murder on the Trail February 12, 1950
Hoppy Takes a Chance February 19, 1950
The Voice of the Dead February 26, 1950
Ten Strike Gold March 5, 1950
The Empty Saddle March 19, 1950
The Failure March 26, 1950
Killers of Sandy Gulch April 9, 1950
The Red Death April 16, 1950
Coyote's Creed April 23, 1950
Bullets for Ballots April 30, 1950
Border of Nowhere June 11, 1950
AND MANY MORE

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