JIMMY STEWART’S RADIO DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1953

Six-Shooter

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The Six Shooter was a weekly old-time radio program that lasted only one
season of 39 episodes on NBC. It aired from its debut on Sunday evening
September 20, 1953 until June 24, 1954. James Stewart starred as Britt
Ponsett, a drifting cowboy in during the final years of the wild west.

Some of the more prominent actors to perform on the program included
Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear, Marvin Miller, and William 
Conrad. Some actors did multiple episodes playing different characters.  

Parleybaer  Virginia_Gregg
Parley Baer                              Virginia Gregg
 

howard mcnear  marvin_miller
Howard McNear                             Marvin Miller            
                   
Williamconrad  
William Conrad                      

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Hal Gibney (original announcer)

 

The haunting theme music was "Highland Lament" by series
composer Basil Adlam.

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