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Thursday, November 8, 2007
Hashknife Hartley & Sleepy Stevens - Two episodes, Double Cross and Range War from this rare Old Time Radio Western Series from around 1950 taken from the tales of western writer W. C. Tuttle. The stories are narrated by the author (W. C.Tuttle) himself. Very entertaining and exciting adventure/western stories.
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First heard 07/12/46 as HAWK DURANGO, the program soon changed its name to HAWK LARABEE and starred Barton Yarborough as Hawk. Barney Phillips played the sidekick role, Sombre Jones. Barton Yarborough also played the sidekick to Elliott Lewis' role of Hawk Larabee in a different version of this program. Last heard 02/07/48. Barton Yarborough (October 2, 1900 – December 19, 1951) in Texas, was an American actor born in Texas, and died in Pasadena of a heart attack. He worked extensively in radio drama, and was probably best known for his roles as Doc Long on Carlton E. Morse's "I Love a Mystery" and Sergeant Ben Romero on Dragnet. His other work includes the role of "Skip Turner" in Adventures by Morse, also by Carlton E. Morse. In the 1940s, appeared in "Hawk Larabee" radio show with another future "Dragnet" co-star, Barney Phillips. Yarborough ended his career playing Sgt. Ben Romero in the first (1951) season of television's Dragnet.
A radio Western series that aired Sundays on CBS from January 22 to October 28, 1956. Produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell, this Western drama depicted life at old Fort Laramie during the 19th Century. The 40 episodes starred Raymond Burr as Lee Quince, captain of the cavalry. One year later, Burr became a television star as Perry Mason. Supporting regulars included Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse, Harry Bartell as the slightly green Lt. Seiberts and Jack Moyles as Major Daggett. Heard on a more irregular basis were Howard McNear as Pliny the fort sutler, Sam Edwards as Trooper Harrison, and in a variety of roles, such actors as John Dehner, John McIntire, Virginia Gregg, James Nusser, Parley Baer and Barney Phillips. Amerigo Marino supplied the music.