The Six Shooter
Septtember 20, 1953 to June 25, 1954 staring James Stewart, as Britt Ponset, a man with a reputation for having a
fast gun. James Stewart portraits a character very different from a hard, tough-talking gunslinger. In this series, the
hero is a slow talking, thinking man who doesn't reach for his gun first and ask questions later. He's ready with his
gun, but first looks for alternatives to violence. The first appearance of Britt Ponset as the Six Shooter was as a
drama for the Hollywood Star Playhouse on April 13, 1952. The show was titled "The Six-Shooter" and
Jimmy Stewart played the lead and with
William Conrad as a sheriff. The same script was used for the audition of
The Six-Shooter series, again with James Stewart as Britt. The script used for the Hollywood Star Playhouse
drama and the audition was used again, with a slightly different opening, on Nov. 1,1953, for the seventh show in
the series. Jack Johnstone was the producer and director. The writer for the entire series was Frank Burt.
List Of Shows
53-07-15 Audition Show
53-09-20 Jenny
53-09-27 The Coward
53-10-04 The Stampede
53-10-11 Silver Annie
53-10-18 Rink Larkin
53-10-25 Red Lawsons Revenge
53-11-01 Ben Scofield
53-11-08 Capture Of Stacy Gault
53-11-15 Escape From Smoke Falls
53-11-22 Gabriel Starbuck
53-11-29 Sheriff Billy
53-12-06 A Pressing Engagement
53-12-13 More Than Kin
53-12-20 Britt Ponsets Christmas Carol
53-12-27 Cora Plummer Quincy
54-01-03 A Friend In Need
54-01-10 Hirams Goldstrike
54-01-17 The Silver Buckle
54-01-24 Helen Bricker
54-01-31 Trail To Sunset
54-02-07 Apron Faced Sorrel
54-02-14 Quiet City
54-02-21 Battle At Tower Rock
54-03-07 Cheyenne Express
54-03-14 Thicker Than Water
54-03-21 Duel At Lockwood
54-04-01 Marring Off Aunt Em
54-04-08 The Widows Secret
54-04-15 Crises At Easter Creek
54-04-22 Tracking Down A Killer
54-04-29 Revenge Harness Creek
54-05-06 Anna Norquest
54-05-13 The Double Seven
54-05-20 The Shooting Of Wyatt Kin
54-05-27 Blood Relations
54-06-03 Silver Threads
54-06-10 The New Sheriff
54-06-17 When The Shoe Doesn't Fit
54-06-24 Myra Barker
Hollywood Star Playhouse
The Six Shooter
"The man in the saddle is angular and long-legged. His skin is sun-dyed brown. The gun in his
holster is gray steel and rainbow mother-of-pearl, its handle, unmarked. People called them both,
The Six-Shooter."