Hole in the Wall Gang, The

Outlaw gang lead by Butch Cavendish responsible for ambushing six Texas Rangers at Bryant’s Gap on the western series THE LONE RANGER/ABC/1949-57. Fortunately, one “lone” ranger John Reid (Clayton Moore) survived to bring them to justice. The Hole in the Wall Gang debuted on the radio in 1933.


Note: The Hole-in-the-Wall-Gang was the name of the real-life gang led by Butch Cavendish in the 1890s. Also known as the “The Wild Bunch” its members included Butch Cassidy (a.k.a. “Robert Leroy Parker”), The Sundance Kid (a.k.a. “Harry Longbaugh”) and Kid Curry (a.k.a. “Harvey Logan”).


Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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