Video of the Week: “Beware! No Trespassing”

Our video this week revisits the Cowboy G-Men episode “Beware! No Trespassing”. It was first broadcast on November 1,1952. Timothy and Robert Lowery are stirring up some trouble at a tungsten mine.

I’d like to express my gratitude to all the folks who are rescuing these obscure television shows from oblivion. Even considering the poor quality of some of the prints (like this one), it’s still worth it to have some of Tim’s earliest screen performances available to us. Thank you!

Pic of the Day: “Beware! No Trespassing” revisited

Today we take another look at the Cowboy G-Men episode “Beware! No Trespassing”. It was first broadcast on November 1, 1952. Evil-doers Benton and Jardine (Robert Lowery) eagerly anticipate the execution of their dastardly plan that involves a tungsten mine.

Beware! No Trespassing - 1952

As I believe I’ve mentioned before, Lowery was the second actor to portray Batman (after a fellow named Lewis Wilson), in a 1949 serial. In 1942 he appeared in a “sex hygiene” training film for the U.S. War Department, warning against the dangers of venereal disease, with none other than the future Superman, George Reeves. Just use your super-powers, fellas!

Video of the Week: “The Secret Mission”

Our video of the week showcases another of Timothy’s earliest performances. It’s one of the six episodes of Cowboy G-Men in which he appeared, “The Secret Mission”. Baby boomer cowgirls and cowboys first gathered around their Saturday morning televisions for this one on October 4, 1952.

He’s got a fairly substantial part as henchman to main bad guy Robert Lowery, and he gets a great fight scene with series star Russell Hayden. Enjoy this one, it’s pretty good as these things go. Except for those damn kids. No idea who played them. Holy cow, they’re annoying.

Pic of the Day: “The Golden Wolf” revisited

Let’s kick off the week with some vintage Timothy from very early in his career. Our pic today is from the Cowboy G-Men episode “The Golden Wolf”. It was first broadcast on September 27, 1952, and is one of six episodes of that Saturday morning baby boomer staple in which he appeared. Wolf poacher and con man Jake Kirby is worried that the authorities will discover that he and his partner Gil Clement (Robert Lowery) have been selling the same recycled wolf pelts to unsuspecting suckers for ages.

The Golden Wolf - 1952

Directing this episode was Reg Browne, a real jack-of-all-trades in the television industry – editor, director, writer, even bit actor. He also directed Tim in the CGM episode “Beware! No Trespassing” (11.1.52).

Video of the Week: “Beware! No Trespassing”

No dipping into the archives this week – we have a brand-new video for you! It’s the Cowboy G-Men episode “Beware! No Trespassing” in its entirety. It was first aired on November 1, 1952. Timothy’s henchman Benton and his boss Jardine (Robert Lowery) are stirring up some mayhem at a tungsten mine.

Series star Russell Hayden was one of the busiest Western film stars around in the 1930s and ’40s, carrying on the tradition on TV in the ’50s. He and fellow Western stars Roy Rogers and Dick Curtis were among the original investors and developers of Pioneertown in California, which has been used in countless movies and television programs.

Pic of the Day: “Beware! No Trespassing” revisited

Our pic for today revisits the Cowboy G-Men episode “Beware! No Trespassing,” which first aired on November 1, 1952. Timothy’s henchman Benton is imparting vital information to his boss (Robert Lowery) and fellow henchman (X Brands), and looking rather silly as he does so. Another shot of Tim that makes me giggle like a schoolgirl.

Beware! No Trespassing (1952)

Also look at the way the veins in his neck stick out. Tim certainly threw his entire physical being into his work.

Pic of the Day: “The Golden Wolf” revisited

Our pic of the day revisits “The Golden Wolf,” the episode of Cowboy G-Men that first aired on September 27, 1952. Timothy is crooked wolf hunter Jake Kirby, selling the same recycled wolf skins to unsuspecting buyers with his partner, Gil Clement (Robert Lowery).

The Golden Wolf - 1952

Tim appeared in six episodes of the series. It does my heart good to think of all those little baby boomer cowboys and cowgirls gathering around the television on Saturday mornings and watching Tim.