Listen to These Programs: Gunsmoke: The Liar From Blackhawk ~ Dragnet: The Big Mask ~ Fort Laramie: Boredom
Hank Shinn is a newcomer in Dodge City. He spends an awful lot of time bragging about his reputation as gunman --- and he has most of the town convinced. Matt Dillon, however, is not so easily swayed. Matt suspects Hank may be lying. The question is why? This is a pretty good episode of Gunsmoke.
One of my favorite radio dramas was Dragnet. In this week's show we feature two episodes of that classic old time radio program, titled The Big Mask, parts 1 and 2.
For months a masked bandit has been holding up supermarkets in the L.A. area. The police are no closer to catching him today than they were in the beginning. What follows is a very good procedural drama, documenting all the steps Friday and his partner take to crack the case.
Listen and enjoy!
Here Is What You Will Hear on Our Show # 5:
Title: The Big Mask, Parts 1 & 2
Air Date: 12/28/52 (NBC)
Starring: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander
Air Date: 2/10/56 (CBS)
Starring: Raymond Burr, Vic Perrin
Title: The Liar from Blackhawk
Air Date: 5/21/55 (CBS)
Starring: William Conrad, Parley Baer
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