Users' questions

Did Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels get along?

Did Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels get along?

Your father and co-star Jay Silverheels continued their relationship for years after the show ended, and often appeared together. They had a very, very deep bond.

Why did The Lone Ranger mask change?

That’s because it would show up different on a black and white TV set, which is all there was at the time. Later on, it’s suspected that the producers wanted more flexibility with the actor who portrayed The Lone Ranger, so they had him wear a larger mask that covered more of his face.

Did the real Lone Ranger wear a mask?

The Lone Ranger was never seen without his mask or some sort of disguise. He was never captured or held for any length of time by lawmen, avoiding his being unmasked.

Who was that masked man who yelled Hi Ho Silver Away?

Trendle found his man in Clayton Moore, born Jack Carlton Moore 35 years earlier on Chicago’s south side. Moore had worked as a trapeze artist at Chicago’s 1933-34 World’s Fair and later as an actor in a number of movies, including quite a few westerns.

What happened to the Lone Ranger’s horse Silver?

The accepted story of Silver’s origin has the white horse living in Wild Horse Canyon. Sometime after the ambush at Bryant’s Gap, the Lone Ranger and Tonto are in pursuit of Butch Cavendish when they are fired upon by Cavendish himself, and though he missed the Ranger, he shot and killed his horse.

What happened to Tonto’s horse Scout?

Where is Tonto’s horse Scout buried? His remains were buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California. The episode ends with Silver returning, bringing along a companion who becomes Tonto’s horse Scout.

What did Tonto always say to The Lone Ranger?

Ke-mo sah-bee (/ˌkiːmoʊˈsɑːbiː/; often spelled kemo sabe, kemosabe or kimosabe) is the term used by the fictional Native American sidekick Tonto as the “Native American” name for the Lone Ranger in the American television and radio programs The Lone Ranger. It has become a common catchphrase.

What does Tonto mean when he says Kemosabe?

In the 2013 film The Lone Ranger, Tonto states that it means “wrong brother” in Comanche, a seemingly tongue-in-cheek translation within the context of the plot.

What kind of mask did the Lone Ranger wear?

The Lone Ranger was an instant success, and the character became known for his black domino mask, code of honor, signature silver bullets, and horse Silver and catch phrase “Hi Yo (or Hi Ho) Silver!”

Why was the legend of the Lone Ranger so bad?

In part because of the bad press surrounding the de-masking of Clayton Moore, when Universal Pictures’ The Legend of the Lone Ranger was released in 1981, audiences stayed far away. The picture was a box office bomb, marking the beginning and unceremonious end of the Hollywood career of its young star, Klinton Spilsbury.

What was the name of the Lone Ranger movie?

During this time, Moore also starred in three Lone Ranger movies – 1955’s The Lone Ranger Rides Again, 1956’s The Lone Ranger, and 1958’s The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold. Between the big screen and 169 episodes of the show, there was no question that Clayton Moore was The Lone Ranger in the eyes of America’s kids.

What kind of horse did the Lone Ranger Ride?

According to the episode “The Legend of Silver” (September 30, 1938), before acquiring Silver, the Lone Ranger rode a chestnut mare called Dusty. The Lone Ranger saves Silver’s life from an enraged buffalo and, in gratitude, Silver chooses to give up his wild life to carry him.