By the 1956-57 season, Gunsmoke had reached the peak of its dramatic power as radio’s foremost adult western, with its powerful scripts and careful characterizations. William Conrad leads the cast as Marshal Matt Dillon, along with Parley Baer as Chester, Howard McNear as Doc, and Georgia Ellis as Kitty.
The citizens of Dodge City, Kansas emerged as living, breathing embodiments of frontier America in radio dramas that represent the medium at its most potent. Experience 27 hard-hitting adventures from this landmark season in this 10 disc collection!
Includes a Program Guide by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.
Episodes Include: Dirty Bill’s Girl 10-28-56; Pretty Mama 11-11-56; Brother Whelp 11-18-56; Speak To Me Fair 12-02-56; Braggart’s Boy 12-09-56; Hound Dog 12-30-56; Devil’s Hindmost 01-06-57; Colleen So Green 03-03-57; Saludos 04-14-57; Sheep Dog 05-12-57; One Night Stand 05-19-57; Big Hands 08-04-57; Jobe’s Son 09-01-57; Looney McCluny 09-08-57; Child Labor 09-15-57; The Rooks 10-06-57; The Margin 10-13-57; Man and Boy 10-27-57; Gunshy 11-10-57; Moo Moo Raid 01-19-58; One For Lee 01-26-58; Kitty’s Killing 02-02-58; Bruger’s Folly 02-16-58; Laughing Gas 03-09-58; Real Sent Sonny 03-16-58; Indian 04-23-58; Livvie’s Loss 03-13-58