Category Archives for "Gunsmoke"

48. Lux Radio Theater: “The Egg And I” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Lux Radio Theater:  The Egg and I  ~ The Six Shooter: Anna Nordquist  ~  Gunsmoke: Ma Tennis

Lux Radio Theater presents The Egg & I, based on the best seller by Betty MacDonald, which was also turned into a hit motion picture. This is the book that first introduced us to Ma & Pa Kettle. The story centers on a young newlywed wife whose husband announces he bought a chicken farm and they are moving to the country.

What follows is a hilarious story about coping in a home in constant need of repair with no running water, no electricity, working from four in the morning to nine at night --- and dealing with their new neighbors, the Kettles.

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47: Studio One: “The 39 Steps” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Studio One: The 39 Steps  ~  The Six Shooter:  Cora Plummer Quincy  ~  Gunsmoke:  Kitty Caught

Studio One makes a rare appearance on The Old Time Radio Show with a radio adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock film, "The 39 Steps."   The story involves a normal British citizen who becomes caught up in a plot to stop a spy ring from stealing British military secrets.  After being accused of murder, our everyday citizen finds himself and his beautiful partner on the run to Scotland. There he must try to stop the spy ring, referred to as the 39 Steps, and also clear his name.

In a dramatic episode of The Six Shooter a widow named Cora Plummer (played by Virginia Gregg) has recently married a rich rancher by the name of Oliver Quincy. While Cora is happy,  the people of the town do not believe Quincy is what he claims to be. Fortunately Britt Ponsett is around to get to the bottom of the matter and discover the truth. 

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46: Gunsmoke: “For The Love Of A Good Woman” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Gunsmoke: The Love of a Good Woman  ~  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: Virtuous Mobster Matter  ~  I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona episodes 14 & 15  ~  Our Miss Brooks: Bye Bye Boynton

When a nurse who worked with Doc in the East arrives in Dodge City, the two begin to rekindle old feelings for one another.  When a mysterious gunslinger rides into town around the same time, however, we begin to question the real motive of the mysterious nurse. This early episode of Gunsmoke first aired in 1954.

Johnny heads South when he learns an old friend named Joe sold policies to a number of gangsters who own and operate a plantation in the town of Virtue. When an ex-mobster comes on the scene, Joe goes missing and Johnny fears the worse.  Good episode with memorable characters and lots of twists and turns typical of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

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45. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: “The Missing Mouse Matter” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Missing Mouse Matter  ~  I Love A Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona ep 13  ~  Our Miss Brooks: Marriage Madness  ~  Gunsmoke: Matt Gets It

Right before Christmas, Johnny agrees to meet with an eccentric millionaire who has a problem only the best investigator can solve.  When Johnny arrives on the scene, however, he is surprised to learn he has been summoned to find a missing mouse!   

In Our Miss Brooks Connie solicits the help of Mister Boynton to help her break up a romance  Mrs. Davis is having with a man Connie suspects is a con artist.

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44. I Love A Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona -“The Mysterious Lady In White” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:  I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 12 (The Mysterious Lady in White)   ~   Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Big Scoop Matter   ~    Our Miss Brooks: Woman Driver   ~   Gunsmoke: Helping Hand

How is it that Walter Denton ends up giving Mr. Conklin a traffic ticket?  Is it possible that Matt Dillon will live to regret giving a promising young man a second chance?

Why is an insurance company trying to hire Johnny Dollar as a bodyguard for a newspaper reporter? And who is the mysterious lady in white that has Jack, Doc and Reggie so upset?  

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43. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: “The Fatal Filet Matter” & Other Old Time Radio Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Fatal Filet Matter  ~  I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 11   ~  Our Miss Brooks: School on Saturday  ~   Gunsmoke: F.U.

Mr. Conklin wants the students of Madison High to go to school on Saturday --- and the response is not pretty!   Johnny Dollar must find out who was responsible for feeding him a "killer steak".  

Jack, Doc & Reggie try to find who stole their $25,000 money belt.  And Matt Dillon must figure out why anyone would want to kill poor defenseless old Oney Becker.    

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42. I Love A Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona – “The Wolf and the Widow” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Have Gun, Will Travel - The Killer's Widow"; I Love A Mystery - Bury Your Dead Arizona ep 10; Fibber McGee & Molly - The Citizenship Test; Gunsmoke - Dooley Surrenders

Will Doc and Reggie be the next victim of the vicious wolf that is plaguing Bury Your Dead, Arizona?  Can Paladin charm the lady into telling him where her husband hid the stolen money?

Can Fibber McGee pass the citizenship test Mayor Latrivia suggests?  Can Matt Dillon prove poor old Dooley didn't commit murder --- a murder Dooley can't even remember?

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41. Fibber McGee and Molly: “Old Family Recipe -Shrimps McGee” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:   Fibber McGee & Molly: An Old Family Recipe - Shrimps McGee   ~   Have Gun, Will Travel: The Englishman   ~   I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 9   ~   Gunsmoke: The Handcuffs

We will soon have some smart and sprightly comments regarding the storylines of the individual programs featured on our Show #41.  As soon as they are completed, you will find them here.

In the meantime, why not enjoy listening and discovering some of these great stories yourself?​

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40. Gunsmoke: “Obie Tater” & Other Old Time Radio Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Gunsmoke: Obie Tater   ~   Have Gun, Will Travel: The Road to Wickenburg   ~   I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 8   ~   Fibber McGee & Molly: Fibber Checks the Water

Paladin is shanghaied and left for dead. How does he manage to get his revenge?  A killer wolf is on the prowl in Bury Your Dead, Arizona.   Is it possible the wolf is actually the mysterious woman in white?  

Fibber McGee is certain that Wistful Vista is facing a major catastrophe. When he appeals to Mayor Latrivia to take steps to save the town, the outcome is very funny!  Matt Dillon is convinced that an old prospector's life may be in grave danger. And he thinks it has something to do with that young new wife of his. 

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39. Gunsmoke: “Young Man With A Gun” & Other Old Time Radio Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Gunsmoke: Young Man With a Gun   ~   Have Gun Will Travel: Landfall   ~   I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona, Ep 7   ~   Fibber McGee & Molly: The Merchant Marine 

We will be giving you some very witty insights into the stories you'll discover in the four programs offered in show #39.  The problem is, we don't have these done yet.  As soon as we get them completed, you'll be the first to know.  

In the meantime, feel free to give a listen!

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