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Death Valley Days 

Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.

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Ruth Woodman
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Stanley Andrews ...  Old Ranger / ... 296 episodes, 1952-1964
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.

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Genres:

Western

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Borax Inc [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Call of the West See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(532 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In 1964, past episodes were retitled and syndicated under the title "The Pioneers", hosted by Will Rogers, Jr. See more »

Goofs

The social norms and attitudes expressed during the series often did not match those of its 1850 to early 1870s settings. Most of the values expressed were those of its 1950s and 1960s filming period. See more »

Alternate Versions

Episodes were syndicated under four different titles: "The Pioneers," "Trails West," "Western Star Theater" and "Call of the West." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Lily Tomlin (1975) See more »

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Extremely entertaining!!!
1 December 2005 | by ketchkevSee all my reviews

I wish they would show these again. With over 20 years of episodes, I can't see why they don't. I was a huge fan of this program, and looked forward to watching it every week. This show was very low budget, but they were the most enjoyable half-hour episodes ever!! Many of them were factual as well. Although some of the episodes are available on video (and very,very few may I mention) they still don't encompass the true meaning of the series. You would be able to watch week to week and see what it took to tame the great west. With stories of the gold rush, wild outlaws, early politicians, and the ushering in of statehood, Death valley days will always be a favorite. I will also never forget the TV theme. It will forever be in my memories.


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