Hopalong Cassidy (1952–1954)

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Hopalong and his horse Topper catch bad guys with Red Connors for comic relief.

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 Hopalong Cassidy / ... (52 episodes, 1952-1954)
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 Hoppy's Horse / ... (51 episodes, 1952-1954)
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 Red Connors / ... (40 episodes, 1952-1954)
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Hopalong and his horse Topper catch bad guys with Red Connors for comic relief.

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(52 episodes) | (1949-1951)

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William Boyd insisted on speaking grammatical English during this series, because he knew so many children would be watching and wanted to set a good example. See more »

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Referenced in M*A*S*H: The Abduction of Margaret Houlihan (1976) See more »

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Hopalong Cassidy March
by Nacio Herb Brown and L. Wolfe Gilbert
Nacio Publications (ASCAP)
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Correction on Hoppy revival on television
12 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of your bloggers makes the comment that the Hopalong Cassidy films began running on television as early as 1945. Obviously they haven't done their research because (1) television sets were not put on the market for public use until 1947 and Boyd did not begin running his films until mid summer of 1948. Boyd was still making theatrical pictures in 1944, and then went on tour with Cole Brothers Circus for two seasons until 1946, when he began producing his own series for United Artists. These films co-starred Andy Clyde and Rand Brooks. When the series ended, Boyd hocked everything he had to gain the rights to Hopalong Cassidy. His old movies began running on NBC in June, 1948. The statement that Hoppy movies were being seen on television originally came from a video documentary on early television cowboys, featuring Will "Sugarfoot" Hutchins.


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