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The Marshal of
Gunsight Pass

Title Card - THE MARSHAL OF GUNSIGHT PASS

ABC Network
1950
Drama
30 Minutes

Children's western series originating live from Los Angeles and starring Russell "Lucky" Hayden as the Marshal (later replaced by Eddie Dean) and Roscoe Ates as the deputy sidekick.

Other folks on the program included:

  • Jane Adrian (Jan Sterling) as Ruth, Roscoe's girlfriend
  • Burt Wenland as Bud Glover
  • Hugh Hooker as David Clay
  • Marshall Reed as Larry Thomas
  • Greg Rogers as Cal Darby
  • Marcia Wren as The Woman
  • Steve Conte as The Road Agent
  • Eddie Coffman as The Gunfighter
  • Riley Hill as Marshal Riley Roberts (Marshall #3)
  • Andy Parker and the Plainsmen were featured in songs and musical numbers.

Cast of THE MARSHAL OF GUNSIGHT PASS


TRIVIA NOTE: The series 22 episodes were broadcast live (Saturday 6:30pm) from the Iverson Ranch, Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California. They aired from March 12, 1950 through September 30, 1950. The first episode was "Shotgun Messenger."

An episode of this rare children's western can be found on the 2-hour DVD "Classic Western TV Kid Shows" Vol I. which also contains episodes from The Quaker Oats Show with Gabby Hayes ('50 NBC), Action In The Afternoon ('53 CBS) and Wild Bill Hickok ('52 CBS).

Russell Hayden later starred in the syndicated westerns "Cowboy G-Men" (1952) and "Judge Roy Bean" (1955).

Obituaries: Russell Hayden: 06/09/1981; Eddie Dean: 03/03/1999; Roscoe Ates: 03/01/1962 ; Jan Sterling: 03/26/2004;


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