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Friday, September 20, 2013

September 20, 1953: Jimmy Stewart debuts in 'The Six Shooter'


September 20, 1953: Jimmy Stewart was starred as Britt Ponset on the Western in his first appearance in an NBC program radio western ‘The Six Shooter’.

The well-known parts of the show were when Stewart would whisper during high drama scenes. Only 39 episodes aired on this show, lasting only one season. The classic radio western ended well, with Stewart's character proposing marriage.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

July 7, 1943: Flashgun Casey airs on radio for the First Time

July 7, 1943: Flashgun Casey debuted on radio later to be renamed as Casey, Crime Reporter and got an instant fame.  The old time radio series began as stories recounted in Black Mask magazine.