Gunsmoke, The Great Gildersleeve

Jenn Ollivier and co -host Bryan Hendrickson host REPS’ weekly salute to the Golden Age of Radio.  This week it’s adventure in the old west followed by radio’s laugh champ himself.   You will not want to miss these fantastic programs from Radio’s Golden Age.

In addition, following our two featured attractions, REPS correspondent, Larry Gassman,  will interview Gloria McMillan. Gloria appeared on hundreds of radio shows but is probably best known as Harriett Conklin on the radio and TV series Our Miss Brooks. Gloria is joined by her husband Ron Cocking,

First up it’s Gunsmoke from March 4th, 1956

An old buffalo hunter named Murdock is in the Long Branch Salloon, causing trouble for Matt. The old guy isn’t afraid of anybody, and ignores Matt’s warnings to keep away from the Indians, and to keep from stirring up trouble with them.  Can Matt prevent Murdock from hunting the last of the buffalo to oblivion? Murdock seems to think the day of the Indian is over, but maybe his day has passed as well.  Caught in an ambush, Matt has to use strategy to overcome the hunter who respects nothing but his own brand of law. As Matt runs into the hail of bullets, he gets an unexpected defender.

Gildersleeve’s Secret Engagement from November 3rd, 1948

It’s a secret engagement . . . or is it?  Everyone seems to be finding out about it!  Exactly what is Gildy’s motive behind the scheme to become engaged to Adeline and further will Gildy actually go through with it or will he get cold feet? What happens when the big moments comes?  Find out in this hilarious broadcast.

REPS Presents as broadcast on the Radio Theater Channel on  January 21st, 2017

 

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