The Six Shooter pertained to the weekly radio series written by American screenwriter Frank Burt. First aired on NBC Radio on September 20, 1953, the series lasted for one season, producing only 39 episodes.
The show featured the story of Britt Ponset (played by American stage actor James Stewart), a cowboy from the Wild West. The show was known for Stewart's whispered narration, particularly during intense scenes, as the writer believed that this would be helpful in making the scene more dramatic .
Other stars that appeared on the show were Parley Baer, Harry Bartell, Wiliam Conrad, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear, Marvin Miller, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, and Allan Reed.