FIRST LONE RANGER RADIO SHOW ON THIS DATE IN 1933

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The first of 2,956 radio episodes of The Lone Ranger premiered on WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan.The first actor to play the Long Ranger was George Seaton, seen in picture below. In 1941, the show’s announcer for several years, deep-voiced performer Brace Beemer took over the role and played the part until the end. The above photo shows Brace Beemer, center, with the rest of the radio shows cast in the studios of WXYZ.

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                          Radio actor George Seaton

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RADIO’S EARLY DAY’S

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‘The Lone Ranger’ premiered January 30,1933 on WXYZ radio in Detroit. It then moved to the Mutual Broadcasting System and finally to NBC’s Blue Network, which became ABC. The last episode was  broadcast on September 3, 1954. The lead role was played by several actor’s, the most remembered was the shows announcer for a few years, Brace Beemer, pictured above. He played the role till the final show. Beemer
also protrayed “Sergeant Preston Of The Yukon” for a brief time.

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