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For Older Listeners
' Lariat Boy '
A serial in two parts by Alan Dixon
2— ' Ben and the Bandit'
Produced by Herbert Smith
Great Eagle, Chief of Little Sioux, an Indian tribe which has lived in peace with the white settlers of Sandstone Valley for many years, has sent his youngest son Running Deer in search of a mysterious Indian Brave who was responsible for wounding Sundown Ryan. the first Pony Express rider to visit the secluded valley. Disobeying Grandpa Weldon 's orders Young Ben Weldon (known as Lariat Boy) joins his young Indian friend on the trail.
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. C. V. Sproxton


Unknown: Alan Dixon
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Sundown Ryan.
Unknown: Grandpa Weldon
Unknown: Ben Weldon
Unknown: Rev. C. V. Sproxton
Vm Johnson: Noel Johnson
Kne Johnson: Joyce Palin
khite Chief: Tom Harrison
y Fougard: Fred Fairclough
Bey: Marvin Kane
Hr Horse: Norman Somers

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