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The Gene Autry Show

Ghost Ranch

Flying A Pictures
Season 5, Episode 7 (5-07)
Production #91
Network: CBS
Running Time: 30 minutes

Original Air Date:
Saturday, November 12, 1955

Sponsor: Wrigley's Doublemint Chewing Gum

Brief Synopsis:

A hardheaded businesswoman finds that efficiency is not the only thing to consider when running the ranch where Gene is foreman.

Detailed Synopsis:

Gene Autry is foreman of the Jingle Bell Ranch, which was recently inherited by headstrong business graduate Torrey Palmer. She is determined to turn a profit using modern, efficient methods, including selling all "non-essential" livestock. After she finds out that Gene personally owns Champion, she sets her sights on Little Champ, whom she wants to sell to the highest bidder. Since Little Champ is the inseparable companion of Champion, Gene decides to get rid of Torrey by trying to make her believe the ranch is haunted. The plan fails, and Gene and the ranch hands quit. She then becomes trapped in a burning stable and is only rescued because of Champ's love for Little Champ. Afterwards, Torrey finally sees things Gene's way, and their problems are solved.


Character: Performer:
Gene Autry Gene Autry
Pat Buttram Pat Buttram
Torrey Palmer Sally Fraser
Gil Barnes Harry Harvey, Sr.
Marabelle Maxine Gates
Stage Driver Bob Woodward
Musical Group The Cass County Boys
Little Champ Little Champ
Champion Champion, World's
Wonder Horse


You're the Only Good Thing (That's Happened to Me) Gene Autry and
the Cass County Boys


Executive in charge
of Production
Armand Schaefer
Directed by George Archainbaud
Teleplay by Maurice Geraghty
Producer Louis Gray
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Supervising Film Editor Anthony Wollner
Film Editor Bruce B. Pierce, A.C.E.
Musical Director Carl Cotner
Music Supervisor Irving Friedman
Musical Score Walter Greene
Music Editor Erma E. Levin
Sound Editor Arthur E. Klein
Assistant Director Stanley Neufeld
Recorded by Glen Glenn Sound Company