Frontier Fighters was a syndicated series of 15 minute episodes that aired sometime in the 1930′s. From that series we’ll hear Lewis And Clark, and Zebulon Pike.
Today, we’ll hear the audition episode for Hopalong Cassidy, which first aired on CBS stations August 11, 1941. The series wouldn’t be heard again until January of 1950 over Mutual stations, before switching back to CBS in September of that year. The series ran until 1952.
Into The West will return August 19 with another tale of the frontier.
Jimmy Stewart as The Six Shooter first appeared on an episode of Hollywood Star Playhouse in 1952, before reappearing July 15, 1953 with this audition episode for a new series, which used the script from Hollywood Star Playhouse, titled Ben Scofield. The first regular episode of the series aired in September of 1953.