A collection of radio and television
scripts for the long-running western American program Gunsmoke.
Gunsmoke was an American radio and television Western drama series created by director
Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The radio series ran from 1952 to 1961; the
television series ran for 20 seasons from 1955 to 1975, and lasted for 635 episodes.
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