Summary: "A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty "Hi Yo Silver!" The Lone Ranger. "Hi Yo Silver, away!" With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains, led the fight for law and order in the early west. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. The Lone Ranger rides again!" ======================= Company credits: Production Companies * Apex Film Corp. (1949-1954) * Wrather Productions Inc. (1954-1957) Distributors * American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (1949-1957) (USA) (TV) * Alpha Video Distributors Inc. (2002) (USA) (DVD) * GoodTimes Home Video (2001) (USA) (DVD) * GoodTimes Home Video (2001) (USA) (VHS) * Navarre Entertainment (2002) (USA) (DVD) * Reel Media International (2004) (worldwide) (video) (17 episodes) * Rhino Home Video (2003) (USA) (DVD) * Rhino Video (2001) (USA) (DVD) * Timeless Video Inc. (1998) (USA) (VHS) * United American Video (UAV) (1992) (USA) (VHS) * WEA Video (2003) (USA) (DVD) ========================== Awards Emmy Awards 1950 -- Nominated -- Best Film Made for and Viewed on Television 1949 ==================== Memorable Quotes: 1. [repeated line] The Lone Ranger: Hi-ho, Silver, away. 2. [first lines for each episode] Narrator: The Lone Ranger! [gunshots are fired] The Lone Ranger: Hi-yo, Silver! Narrator: A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty "Hi-yo Silver" - the Lone Ranger! The Lone Ranger: Hi-yo, Silver, away! Narrator: With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early West. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. The Lone Ranger rides again! 3. [earliest episodes] The Lone Ranger: Only you, Tonto, know I'm alive. To the world, I'll buried here beside my brother and my friends... forever. Tonto: You are alone now. Last man. You are lone ranger. The Lone Ranger: Yes, Tonto, I am... the Lone Ranger. 4. [repeated line] Tonto: Um, that right, Kemosabe. ==================== Show Trivia * Although the program was broadcast for 8 seasons, there were only 5 seasons with new episodes: 1949-1950, 1950-51, 1952-53, 1954-55, 1956-57. * The "Hi-Yo Silver!" shout at the beginning of each episode is a recording of Earle W. Graser, who played the Lone Ranger on radio from 1933-1941. * The Lone Ranger's young nephew, Dan Reid,...
|Genre(s):||Drama, Action & Adventure|
|Creators:||George W. Trendle|
|Seasons:||1, 2, 3, 4, 5|