Audition Show 2
Broadcast: 13th July 1949
Added: Mar 06 2009
This was an audition episode of Gunsmoke and starred Howard Culver 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.
Original story by Morton Fine & David Friedkin