Audition Show 1

Audition Show 1

Broadcast: 11th June 1949
Starring: Rye Billsbury
Added: Mar 05 2009

This was an audition episode of Gunsmoke and starred Rye Billsbury as Marshall Mark Dillon in an episode entitles Mark Dillon Goes To Gouge Eye. This show was never aired on the radio. When Gunsmoke finally came to air in 1952 it starred William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon.

They all drifted here to Dodge City one time or another, the buffalo killers, the saddle bums the spoilers. It was the end of the track and the start of the wilderness, a place to stop and take the kind of pleasure you need. It’s a place to pass through and sometimes it’s a place to die.