This week, we return to Frontier Town for its second episode. His Name Is John Smith first aired May 13, 1952.
Today, we’ll hear the audition episode for Hopalong Cassidy, which first aired on CBS stations August 11, 1941. The series wouldn’t be heard again until January of 1950 over Mutual stations, before switching back to CBS in September of that year. The series ran until 1952.
Into The West will return August 19 with another tale of the frontier.
Our story this week comes from Frontier Gentleman, a series starring John Dehner which aired from February to November of 1958. We’ll hear The Shelton Brothers, the first episode of the series, which aired February 2, 1958.
Jimmy Stewart as The Six Shooter first appeared on an episode of Hollywood Star Playhouse in 1952, before reappearing July 15, 1953 with this audition episode for a new series, which used the script from Hollywood Star Playhouse, titled Ben Scofield. The first regular episode of the series aired in September of 1953.
We’ll hear from Luke Slaughter Of Tombstone this week, a short-lived series that aired its sixteen episodes between February and June of 1958. This first episode, titled Duel On The Trail, aired February 23, 1958.