|RONALD REAGAN WAS ONE OF THE
NARRATERS DEATH VALLEY DAYS
The old Death Valley Days had the
host "The Old Ranger" from
1952-1965, played by Stanley Andrews.
Death Valley Days was originally aired
as a radio show from 1930-1945. The
setting of the story was in southeastern
California and western Nevada in the
late 1800's, based on actual stories.
Ronald Regan was the host in '64 and
'65 and it was his final work as an
actor. After Reagan went into politics,
Robert Taylor was the host until 1969
when he became very ill. Taylor was
replaced by Dale Robertson until
production finished in 1970. Merle
Haggard was the host in 1975 for some
previously aired shows.