Powder River - Season Five

Powder River - Season Five

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Written By: Jerome Robbins       
Narrated By: Sara Paretsky, Various Narrators, Jerry Robbins
Date: 04 December 2012
Duration: 06:29:00

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Radio Theatre Dramatization

| Summary

Five years have gone by since the devastation of the buffalo stampede hit Clearmont, and the three part season opener titled The Twisted Badge puts Marshal Britt MacMasters in the most dangerous place he has ever been - the other side of the Law. In Those We Leave Behind, Britt finds 15 year old Matt Andersen alone on the prairie - the son of an outlaw recently killed in a shoot out. Meanwhile, Jud Corey, whose brother was killed by the outlaw years before, wants his revenge on the boy, and in The Gunfighter, Chad encounters his first crisis as deputy when a mob wants to lynch a reformed gunfighter who has stopped in Clearmont on the way to his daughter's wedding. These and many other exciting adventures from the entire fifth season are presented in this Special Collector''s Edition!

Episodes include: The Twisted Badge, Part 1/ The Twisted Badge, Part 2 / The Twisted Badge, Part 3/ Rawhoof/ Those We Leave Behind, Part 1/ Those We leave Behind, Part 2/ Into Their Own Hands, Part 1/ Into Their Own Hands, Part 2/ Dry Goods And Hardware/ The Rival/ The Tip of the Hand and the Tell of the Eye/ Why Dawes Is A Bachelor/ The Gunman/ Happily Ever After/ Clearmont

| Author

Jerome Robbins

Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American choreographer, director, dancer, and theater producer who worked in classical ballet, on Broadway, and in films and television. Among his numerous stage productions he worked on were On the Town, Peter Pan, High Button Shoes, The King And I, The Pajama Game, Bells Are Ringing, West Side Story, Gypsy: A Musical Fable, and Fiddler on the Roof; Robbins was a five time Tony Award winner and a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors. He received two Academy Awards, including the 1961 Academy Award for Best Director with Robert Wise for West Side Story. A documentary about his life and work, Something to Dance About, featuring excerpts from his journals, archival performance and rehearsal footage, and interviews with Robbins and his colleagues, premiered on PBS in 2009 and won both an Emmy and a Peabody Award the same year.