Three of his television appearances in the late 1950s were based on episodes from his radio series, "The Six Shooter", in which Stewart played cowboy "Britt Ponset". On February 10, 1957, Stewart played "Ponset" on an episode of General Electric Theater
(1953) titled "The Town with a Past". The episode was adapted from the "...
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[It's a Wonderful Life] It didn't do well at all. I don't think it was the type of story people wanted right after the war. They wanted a war-related story or a pure slapstick, Red-Skelton type of comedy. Our movie just got lost.
Profiled in "Back in the Saddle: Essays on Western Film and Television Actors", Gary Yoggy, ed. (McFarland, 1998).
Soft-spoken, extremely polite and shy manner, with a very recognizable drawl in his voice.