History Banter Podcast, Episode 25: The Lone Ranger (2013) w/ William Yancey

This week, Brad Folsom and I (Cameron Sinclair) are joined by our good friend William C. Yancey to look at Disney’s The Lone Ranger (2012), starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. This movie attempts to recreate/update the classic 1950s TV series into a dark, action-packed, Disney movie, with mixed results. We take them to task on the Texas Rangers, the Comanche, the Transcontinental Railroad, geography, old-west tropes, and much more…

The Lone Ranger

Let us know what you think! Tweet us (@historybanter), post on our Facebook page (facebook.com/historybantercom), or email us ([email protected]). Thanks again for listening!

On the next podcast – The Americans (FX, 2013-)

Intro music from this episode:
“Taxi” from Dial M by Starflyer 59 sf59.com
“The Lone Ranger Theme” from the 1949 pilot episode – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wZOyjHDIZ0

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