Red Ryder was originally a character called Bronc Peeler; the name Red Ryder was a registered trademark, administered by a firm called Red Ryder Inc. that protected the trademark and oversaw any use of that character in other media than the original comic strip. The company ceased operations in the 1960s.
Chapter Titles: (1) Murder on the Santa Fe Trail (Certificate #6170); (2) Horsemen of Death (Certificate #6171); (3) Trail's End (Certificate #6172); (4) Water Rustlers (Certificate #6173); (5) Avalanche (Certificate #6174); (6) Hangman's Noose (Certificate #6175); (7) Framed (Certificate #6176); (8) Blazing Walls (Certificate #6177); (9) Records of Doom (Certificate #6178); (10) One Second to Live (Certificate #6179); (11) The Devil's Marksman (Certificate #6180); (12) Frontier Justice (Certificate #6181).
Cy Feuer used the beginning of Stephen Foster's "Oh, Susannah" as Red Ryder's theme. He then worked other Republic music in with that theme. Part of "Oh, Susannah" was even whistled by Little Beaver to signal Red.