Broderick Crawford

Ignoring the difference in ages, would Broderick Crawford have made a better Tony Soprano than James Gandolfini? Why or why not?

Those of us that grew up in the 1950s drew our experiences with The Man from the likes of “M Squad” and “Highway Patrol” and “Mr. District Attorney”. Close your eyes and listen as Fred Foy says:

Hi-Yo, Silver! A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty ‘Hi-Yo Silver’… The Lone Ranger! With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early Western United States. Nowhere in the pages of history can one find a greater champion of justice. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. From out of the past come the thundering hoof-beats of the great horse Silver. The Lone Ranger rides again!

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