Old-time Radio Essentials continues its 3rd season with an episode of the Lux Radio Theatre – their adaptation of the Western film "Red River", starring John Wayne! This one's Pete's pick, and there's action a-plenty in the selection, followed by fast-paced discussion of its merits by the three co-hosts. Will Pete and Paul have a Walter Brennan voice-off, reluctantly judged by Dave? Tune in and find out!!
And since we're on the subject of finding things out, while you listen you'll learn if we feel this entry meets the following criteria:
1. Is it truly representative of that series? (Can anyone point to it and say, "Yes, that is what [NAME OF SERIES] was all about.")
2. Is it an episode worthy of inclusion in any and every OTR aficionado's private collection?
So with this in mind, we three bring you, as our thirty-second number (but 7th official episode of S3), this episode of Lux Radio Theatre, from 3/3/49. We'll introduce the show, play it in its entirety, then discuss it at length. Thanks for joining us, and we hope you enjoy it!
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Next Time: Dave's pick, and all he'll tell us is that it's in the Sci-Fi genre!