The New Sheriff

Narrated by: James Stewart
Length: 29 mins
Categories: Nostalgia Radio, Westerns
4.5 out of 5 stars (31 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Movie star James Stewart rode the radio range from September 20, 1953, through June 24, 1954, as Britt Ponset, "the Texas plainsman who wandered through the western territories, leaving behind a trail of still-remembered legends". This episode originally aired on June 10, 1954.
Round 'em up: listen to more Six Shooter episodes, and pick them up in collected editions.
©2006 Radio Spirits Inc. (P)2006 Radio Spirits Inc.

Critic Reviews

"In his many radio jobs, the one Stewart most enjoyed was the one-season series The Six Shooter." (Tony Thomas, A Wonderful Life: The Films and Career of James Stewart)
"James Stewart was a superb radio actor in various anthology appearances and in his own series, The Six Shooter." (Jim Harmon, Radio Mystery and Adventure)

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Classic James Stewart Western

Would you consider the audio edition of The New Sheriff to be better than the print version?

Definitely, loved the reading of this book.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked hearing James Stewart's voice telling the story. The story has a twist that makes it very humorous which is classic for James Stewart's works.

What does James Stewart bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

James Stewart was a wonderful actor and a great narrator for this story.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, I wanted to know how it ended.

Any additional comments?

Suspense and humor in a well written western story.