Cisco Kid V01 (1950)
|Here's adventure! Here's romance! O. Henry's "Famous Robin Hood of the Old West" is back! The Cisco Kid stars Duncan Renaldo as Cisco and Leo Carillo as his faithful sidekick and comic foil, Pancho. One of the first television programs to be filmed in color, this classic Western ran from 1950-1956.|
Set in 1890's New Mexico, Cisco and Pancho fight corruption and seek justice for the victims of bandits, con men and cattle rustlers. With a combination of humor and compassion for their fellow man, Cisco and Pancho have become legendary to television viewers everywhere.
In 1980, Renaldo received a Special Lifetime Achievement Award from Nosotros, which honored him for "providing a positive Hispanic role model for Americans," and called The Cisco Kid "a perennial television favorite."
Editor's NoteThe beloved kiddie western The Cisco Kid ran from 1950-1956 and was one of the first television shows to be filmed in color. Loosely based on an O. Henry story, the series follows the adventures of the heroic Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and his bungling sidekick Pancho (Leo Carillo) as they roam the Wild West righting the wrongs of bandits, con men, and cattle rustlers. This multi-volume set collects 20 half-hour episodes, including "Big Switch," "Phony Heiress," "Pancho and the Pachyderm," and many more.