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Opening Theme

"A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust
and a hearty hi-yo Silver! The Lone Ranger! 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!"
(Posted by Stephen Strong)
 

Passings

Clayton Moore died December 28, 1999
Jay Silverheels died March 5, 1980
Chuck Courtney died January 19, 2000
(Posted by Stephen Strong)
 

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, 1956-57 221 episodes
-- Clayton Moore is the only person to have a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame with his name and the character he was renowned for playing. His star says - CLAYTON MOORE, THE LONE RANGER.
-- "The Lone Ranger" premiered on WXYZ-AM Detroit Michigan in 1933. The show was created because WXYZ could not afford Network Programs. In order to get the part of the Lone Ranger, Clayton Moore had to train his voice so it would match the voice of the radio Lone Ranger. Clayton Moore's favorite character was "The Ol' Prospector". The Lone Ranger would dress up in disguise and infiltrate places to gather information. Moore Used the character on his home answering machine in Calabass and would greet callers with it.
(Posted by Stephen Strong)
 


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