Category Archives for "NBC University Theater"

49: NBC University Theater: “Huckleberry Finn” & Other OTR Programs

Listen to These Programs:  NBC University Theater: Huckleberry Finn  ~  The Six Shooter: Gabe Starbuck  ~  Gunsmoke: The Patsy

Huckleberry Finn?  The Huckleberry Finn?  Yep! That's the one!  NBC University Theater did regular radio adaptations of great literary works.  This time around it presented the story of the "orphaned" boy from Hannibal, Missouri --- Huckleberry Finn.  It's a faithful adaptation and lots of fun!

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24. Moby Dick, Potato Road & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  NBC University Theater: Moby Dick   ~   Gunsmoke: Potato Road   ~   I Love A Mystery: Thing That Cries in the Night ep 7

We have a great lineup for Show #24 --- including a radio adaptation of the Herman Melville classic, Moby Dick.  We will write more about this program, as well as the episode of Gunsmoke and I Love a Mystery in the near future.  When our comments are completed, you will be able to read about each episode here.  

In the meantime, please feel free to listen to all of these great programs. 

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8. Wonder Boy & Other Stories

Listen to These Programs:  Frontier Gentleman: Wonder Boy   ~   Gunsmoke: Kite's Reward   ~   NBC University Theater: Track of the Cat

This episode of Frontier Gentleman finds Kendall in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, entering  a local tailor shop in the hope of purchasing a suit. There he meets the tailor's son, young 17 year old Dick Jackson. Dick, a humble and well mannered boy, turns out to be about the fastest, most accurate shot on the draw Kendall has ever seen.

When Dick's Father is shot by a drunk with a grudge,  Dick wants vengeance.  Can Kendall convince the boy that his whole future depends on how he hands this pivotal moment in his life and that shooting a man is different from shooting a target?

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