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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, to track them down. The shows were reenactments of actual Texas Ranger cases.

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The Devils Share – Tales of the Texas Rangers (12-31-50)

The Devils Share Original Air Date: December 31, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Tom McKee Parley Baer Roy Glenn Peggy Webber Wilms Herbert Rye Billsbury Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

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14 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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Play For Keeps – Tales of the Texas Rangers (09-02-50)

Original Air Date: September 02, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests:• Paul Dubov• Jeanne Bates• Joseph Kearns• Lynn Allen• Don Diamond• Howard Culver• Lillian BuyeffWriter:• Russell Hughes Producer: • Stacy Keach Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

31mins

28 Apr 2022

Rank #2

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The Lucky Dollar – Tales of the Texas Rangers (12-10-50)

The Lucky Dollar Original Air Date: December 10, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Nestor Paiva Peggy Webber Lou Krugman Herb Butterfield Byron Kane Wilms Herbert Barney Phillips Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

31mins

22 Feb 2020

Rank #3

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Deadhead Freight – Tales of the Texas Rangers (01-07-51)

Deadhead Freight Original Air Date: January 07, 1951 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Herb Ellis Tom Holland Byron Kane Tom McKee Lillian Buyeff Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

31mins

21 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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The Cactus Pear – Tales of the Texas Rangers (12-17-50)

The Cactus Pear Original Air Date: December 17, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Wilms Herbert Tom McKee Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

32mins

29 Feb 2020

Rank #5

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The Trigger Man – Tales of the Texas Rangers (07-29-50)

Original Air Date: July 29, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Special Guests: • Tony Barrett • Tom McKee • Tom Holland • Jack Kruschen • Byron Kane • Jay NovelloWriter: • Russell HughesProducer: • Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

32mins

24 Mar 2022

Rank #6

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The Open Range – Tales of the Texas Rangers (08-26-50)

Original Air Date: August 26, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: • Tony Barrett • Tom Tully • Bert Holland • Joe Deval • Byron Kane • Paul Dubov Writer: • Russell Hughes Producer: • Stacy Keach Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

31mins

21 Apr 2022

Rank #7

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Dead Or Alive – Tales of the Texas Rangers (09-09-50)

Original Air Date: September 09, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Writer: • Russell HughesProducer: • Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

31mins

5 May 2022

Rank #8

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Clean Up – Tales of the Texas Rangers (09-30-50)

Original Air Date: September 30, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star:• Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Special Guests:• Tony Barrett• Lou Krugman• Paul Frees• Tom McKee• Herb Ellis• Byron KaneWriter:• Russell HughesProducer:• Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

32mins

26 May 2022

Rank #9

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Room 114 – Tales of the Texas Rangers (12-03-50)

Room 114 Original Air Date: December 03, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Don Diamond Herb Vigran Peggy Webber Tom McKee Bill Johnstone Herb Ellis Barney Phillips Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

31mins

15 Feb 2020

Rank #10

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Quick Silver – Tales of the Texas Rangers (08-05-50)

Original Air Date: August 05, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Special Guests: • Tony Barrett • D.J. Thompson • Byron Kane • Lou Krugman • Russell SimpsonWriter: • Russell HughesProducer: • Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

31mins

31 Mar 2022

Rank #11

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Open And Shut – Tales of the Texas Rangers (09-23-50)

Original Air Date: September 23, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star:• Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Special Guests:• Tony Barrett• Joan Banks• Francis X Bushman• Parley Baer• Vivi JanissWriter:• Russell HughesProducer:• Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

32mins

19 May 2022

Rank #12

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Fools Gold – Tales of the Texas Rangers (08-19-50)

Original Air Date: August 19, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: • Tony Barrett • Hy Averback • Paul Frees • Herb Butterfield • David Ellis • Lillian Buyeff Writer: • Russell Hughes Producer:• Stacy Keach Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

32mins

14 Apr 2022

Rank #13

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The Broken Spur – Tales of the Texas Rangers (08-12-50)

Original Air Date: August 12, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Writer: • Russell HughesProducer: • Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

31mins

7 Apr 2022

Rank #14

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Hanging By A Thread – Tales of the Texas Rangers (11-26-50)

Hanging By A Thread Original Air Date: November 26, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Byron Kane Betty Lou Gerson Jeff Corey Wally Maher Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

31mins

8 Feb 2020

Rank #15

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Candy Man – Tales of the Texas Rangers (09-16-50)

Original Air Date: September 16, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Special Guests: • Tony Barrett • Frank Martin • Reed Hadley • Wilms Herbert • Dick Ryan • Lurene TuttleWriter: • Russell HughesProducer: • Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

31mins

12 May 2022

Rank #16

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Christmas Present – Tales of the Texas Rangers (12-24-50)

Christmas Present Original Air Date: December 24, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Shepard Menken James Nusser Virginia Gregg Victor Rodman Byron Kane Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

31mins

7 Mar 2020

Rank #17

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Death In The Cards – Tales of the Texas Rangers (01-14-51)

Death In The Cards Original Air Date: January 14, 1951 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: Tony Barrett Bill Johnstone Parley Baer Jeanette Nolan Byron Kane Mike Barrett Ernest Newton Writer: Russell Hughes Producer: Stacy Keach

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28 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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The White Suit – Tales of the Texas Rangers (11-05-50)

Original Air Date: November 05, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Tales of the Texas RangersPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739)Star:• Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson)Special Guests:• Tony Barrett• Herb Butterfield• Barney Phillips• Bill Johnstone• Herb Ellis• Lillian BuyeffWriter:• Russell HughesProducer:• Stacy KeachExit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

32mins

23 Jun 2022

Rank #19