The Gray Ghost (1957): S01E01 – Mosby’s Rangers


Introduction

The Gray Ghost is an American historical television series which aired in syndication from 10 October 1957 to 03 July 1958.

The show is based upon the true story of Major John Singleton Mosby, a Virginia officer in the Confederate Army, whose cunning and stealth earned him the nickname “Gray Ghost”.

Outline

Furious over Major Mosby’s successful raids behind Union lines, General Stoughton orders Captain Morrow to locate the source of the Confederates’ information. Morrow convinces pretty Ansonia Forde to provide false information to trap Mosby. Forde, however, is a friend of Mosby’s and provides him with useful intelligence which leads to the capture of an army paymaster’s wagon. Stoughton’s men discover her deception and arrest her as a spy. In order to rescue Ansonia, Mosby stages a daring raid in hopes of capturing a suitable prisoner to exchange for the beautiful …

The Gray Ghost Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Gray Ghost here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 10 October 1957 to 09 July 1958.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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