The New Radio Adventures of Gunsmoke, Vol. 1
Date: April 2021
Duration: 7 hours 35 minutes
William Conrad stars as US Marshal Matt Dillon in radio's greatest adult Western series, Gunsmoke-the story of the violence that moved west with young America-and the story of a man who moved with it.
?"Around Dodge City and in the territory out West, there's just one way to handle the killers and the spoilers, and that's with a US Marshal and the smell of ... GUNSMOKE!" Radio westerns were aimed at kids until 1952 when Gunsmoke hit the radio airwaves. Produced for adult listeners, the stories were grim, the deaths brutal, and life on the plains was harsh. Radio audiences had never heard anything like Gunsmoke and they made it the #1 western on radio. It soon made a successful transition to television, becoming the longest-running dramatic series in TV history. Join William Conrad (US Marshal Matt Dillon), Parley Baer (Deputy Chester Proudfoot), Georgia Ellis (Kitty Russell), and Howard McNear (Doc Adams) in sixteen episodes of the continuing "story of the violence that moved west with young America and the story of a man who moved with it, Matt Dillon, United States Marshal."
3/6/54 - "The Gentleman" 3/13/54 - "Confederate Money" 3/20/54 - "Old Friend" 4/10/54 - "Greater Love" 8/23/54 - "Young Man With a Gun" 8/30/54 - "Obie Tater" 9/13/54 - "Dooley Surrenders" 9/27/54 - "Helping Hand" 10/9/54 - "Love of a Good Woman" 10/30/54 - "The Patsy" 11/13/54 - "Wrong Man" 11/27/54 - "Cooter" 12/4/54 - "Cholera" 12/11/54 - "Bone Hunters" 1/1/55 - "The Bottle Man" 2/19/55 - "Poor Pearl"