Romance of the Ranchos

September 7, 1941 to May 23, 1948
37 episodes known to exist
Romance of the Ranchos was a drama radio show which ran from September 7, 1941 to May 23, 1948. It starred Frank Graham as "THE WANDERING VACARO".
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
September 7, 1941 - May 10, 1942
Romance of the Ranchos
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2
May 16, 1948 - May 23, 1948
Romance of the Ranchos
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Romance of the Ranchos
September 7, 1941 - May 10, 1942
35 episodes known to exist
Stars: Frank Graham as "THE WANDERING VACARO"
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 7, 1941 
San Rafael 
GLENDALE 
29:30 

 
September 14, 1941 
Santa Gertrudes 
DOWNEY - SANTA FE SPRINGS 
29:30 

 
September 21, 1941 
San Jose 
POMONA 
29:30 

 
October 1, 1941 
Aguaje De La Centinela 
SANSAL REDONDO - INGLEWOOD - REDONDO BEACH CHANGED TO WEDNESDAYS 
29:30 

 
October 8, 1941 
Rodeo De Las Aguas 
BEVERLY HILLS 
29:30 

 
October 15, 1941 
San Pedro & Palos Verdes 
SAN PEDRO - PALOS VERDES 
29:30 

 
October 22, 1941 
Paso De Bartolo Viejo 
WHITTIER 
29:30 

 
October 29, 1941 
Ex-Mission De San Fernando 
SAN FERNANDO 
29:30 

 
November 5, 1941 
Los Cerritos & Los Alamitos 
LONG BEACH 
29:30 

 
10 
November 12, 1941 
Tiburcio Vasquez 
 
29:30 

 
11 
November 19, 1941 
San Vicente Y Santa Monica 
BOCA DE SANTA MONICA 
29:30 

 
12 
November 26, 1941 
San Francisco 
NEWHALL 
29:30 

 
13 
December 3, 1941 
San Antonio 
HUNTINGTON PARK 
29:30 

 
14 
December 10, 1941 
Benjamin D. Wilson Part 1 
 
29:30 

 
15 
December 17, 1941 
Benjamin D. Wilson Part 2 
 
29:30 

 
16 
December 24, 1941 
Christmas At San Gabriel 
Christmas Program 
29:30 

 
17 
December 31, 1941 
San Jose De Buenos Ayres 
WESTWOOD, HOMBY HILLS, BEL AIR 
29:30 

 
18 
January 7, 1942 
Joseph Chapman 
MONTEREY, SANTA BARBARA 
29:30 

 
19 
January 14, 1942 
Azusa Dalton 
AZUSA 
29:30 

 
20 
January 21, 1942 
Jedediah Smith 
 
29:30 

 
21 
January 28, 1942 
Rancho La Puente 
WORKMAN - ROWLAND 
29:30 

 
22 
February 4, 1942 
Santa Catalina Island 
 
29:30 

 
23 
February 11, 1942 
Hugo Reid 
 
29:30 

 
24 
February 18, 1942 
La Ballona 
CULVER CITY, VENICE, PLAYA DEL RAE 
29:30 

 
25 
February 25, 1942 
Juan Flaco 
 
29:30 

 
26 
March 8, 1942 
Phineas Banning 
WILMINGTON (CHANGED BACK TO SUNDAY) 
29:30 

 
27 
March 15, 1942 
Rancho San Francisquito 
MISSION LANDS 
29:30 

 
28 
March 22, 1942 
Water Development 
 
29:30 

 
29 
March 29, 1942 
Joaquin Murietta 
 
29:30 

 
30 
April 5, 1942 
Rancho San Pasqual 
"THE EASTER DAY RANCH" PASADENA, ALTADENA Easter Program 
29:30 

 
31 
April 12, 1942 
Don Juan Temple 
LONG BEACH 
29:30 

 
32 
April 19, 1942 
Rancho La Brea 
LA BREA TAR PITS 
29:30 

 
33 
April 26, 1942 
Pueblo of Los Angeles 
LOS ANGELES 
29:30 

 
34 
May 3, 1942 
Transportation 
 
29:30 

 
35 
May 10, 1942 
Carrillo Family 
LAST SHOW OF THE SERIES 
29:30 

 
Romance of the Ranchos
May 16, 1948 - May 23, 1948
2 episodes known to exist
Host: Pedro De Cordoba as Padre' Morales
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
May 16, 1948 
A Back Was Turned 
Jerry Farber, Byron Kane, Bill Shaw, Peggy Webber, Norman Field, Hal Sawyer 
29:47 

 
May 23, 1948 
After Six Thousand Years 
 
30:00 

 
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