Gunsmoke

  • 1955
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. Its popularity spawned a number of copycats, but none would enjoy the longevity (and few the consist (more…)

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Season 12, Episode 27 Nitro

Part 1. David Canary plays a drifter who mixes up nitroglycerin for a gang. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Anne Gilchrist: Bonnie Beecher. Ben Stearman: Tom Reese. Red Bailey: Eddie Firestone. Joe Keller: Robert Rothwell. Louie Pheeters: James Nusser. Farnum: Dub Taylor.

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