Showing posts with label Have Gun Will Travel radio debut. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Have Gun Will Travel radio debut. Show all posts

Friday, November 23, 2012

November 23, 1958: Have Gun Will Travel' airs for the first time

 
November 23, 1958: Have Gun - Will Travel  aired for the first time on CBS on this date. It is unique among other radio shows as it was based on the television show of the same name. The show starred John Dehner as Paladin and Ben Wright as Hey Boy and was written by Roy Winsor.

It is the only notable radio show that was adapted from a popular television series. Have Gun - Will Travel aired over 100 episodes and lasted until November, 1960.  It is revered still as one of the best westerns of all-time.