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TWTD Archive – May 14th, 1994

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WE REMEMBER WILLIAM CONRAD

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 14, 1994

William Conrad died February 11, 1994 at age 73.

GUNSMOKE (9-12-53) “Prairie Happy” starring William Conrad as Marshall Matt Dillon. The Pawnees are going to attack Dodge City.

ESCAPE (11-15-49) “Three Skeleton Key” starring William Conrad in the chilling story about rats against the occupants of a lighthouse.

SUSPENSE (7-18-56) “The Man Who Threw Acid” starring William Conrad in the “story of a man who wanted to become important and the crime he committed to accomplish it.”

GUNSMOKE (10-10-52) “Hinka Doo” starring William Conrad as Marshall Dillon of Dodge City.

ESCAPE (3-22-53) “Pressure” starring William Conrad in the story of the U.S.S. Amberfish, a submarine out of Pearl Harbor in 1944 on its fourth war patrol. WW II setting.

SUSPENSE (8-25-57) “Leiningen Vs. the Ants” starring William Conrad in “a classic story of nature’s imbalance.”