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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 Born in East L.A. (1987) See more »

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Gunslingers, Outlaws, Writers and Prospectors!
15 September 2016 | by bugsmoran29See all my reviews

I remember watching "Death Valley Days" back in the sixties on Saturday afternoons with my father and my five brothers. I have only recently begun watching the program as I can now receive it on the Western Encore Channel on cable. I really appreciate this show because it a western that features more than just cowboys & Indians. There are plenty of episodes that focus upon prospectors, missionaries, newspaper reporters, teachers, naturalists, telegraph operators and mail deliverer. The action takes primarily in San Francisco and the state of California but the viewer is has taken to the Dakotas, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. It is always fun to spot the actors on the show who were on their way up or down in Hollywood. I even saw a very young Clint Eastwood on an episode just recently.


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