Tales of the Texas Rangers
Tales of the Texas Rangers: “The Broken Spur” Joel McCrea NBC 8/12/50
Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8, 1950, on the U.S. 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.The series was produced and directed by Stacy Keach, Sr., and was sponsored for part of its run by Wheaties.