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Let George Do It, Vol. 2 Audiobook

Let George Do It, Vol. 2

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: June 2019

Detective series Let George Do It came to radio in 1946. It starred Bob Bailey as ex-G.I. and detective-for-hire George Valentine. Clients came to Valentine's office after reading a newspaper carrying his classified ad: Personal notice: Danger's my stock in trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you've got a job for me. George Valentine. Valentine's secretary was Claire Brooks, a.k.a. Brooksie (played by Frances Robinson, Virginia Gregg, and Lillian Buyeff). Other regulars included Brooksie's kid brother, Sonny (played by Eddie Firestone), Lieutenant Riley-George's nemesis on the police force (played by Wally Maher), and elevator operator and handyman in George's apartment building Caleb (played by Joseph Kearns). The supporting cast included William Conrad, John Dehner, Lurene Tuttle, Harry Bartell, and Hans Conreid to name a few. Don Clark directed the scripts by David Victor and Jackson Gillis. Sponsored by Standard Oil, Let George Do It was last heard in 1955. Now enjoy sixteen radio adventures of Let George Do It! 10/25/48 - "The Seven Dead Years"11/1/48 - "The Flowers That Smelled of Murder"11/8/48 - "Murder - It's a Gift"11/22/48 - "Who Is Sylvia?"1/24/49 - "Till Death Do Us Part"1/31/49 - "Mayhem By Experts"8/21/50 - "The Treasure of Millie's Wharf"8/28/50 - "High Card"9/11/50 - "The White Elephant"9/25/50 - "Tag! You're It!"10/23/50 - "The Hand in the Coconut"10/30/50 - "Sedan from the City"11/6/50 - "A Visit from Merlin"11/13/50 - "Angel's Grotto"11/27/50 - "Nothing but the Truth"12/4/50 - "And Hope to Die"

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The CBS Radio Workshop, Vol. 2 Audiobook

The CBS Radio Workshop, Vol. 2

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: June 2019

The CBS Radio Workshop aired from January 27, 1956, through September 22, 1957, and was a revival of the prestigious Columbia Workshop from the 1930s and 1940s. Creator William Froug launched the series with a powerhouse two-part adaptation of Brave New World and booked author Aldous Huxley to narrate his famous novel. "We'll never get a sponsor anyway," CBS vice president Howard Barnes explained to Time, "so we might as well try anything." The CBS Workshop regularly featured the works of the world's greatest writers, including Ray Bradbury, Archibald MacLeish, William Saroyan, Aldous Huxley, Lord Dunsany, and Ambrose Bierce. This collection contains sixteen dramas starring Alexander Scourby, William Conrad, Parley Baer, Mary Jane Croft, Stacy Harris, Alan Reed, Daws Butler, Virginia Gregg, Ben Wright, Howard McNear, Edgar Barrier, June Foray, Hans Conried, Joseph Kearns, and Jeanette Nolan. 5/4/56 - "The Toledo War"6/1/56 - "A Matter of Logic"6/15/56 - "The Stronger"6/22/56 - "Another Point of View, or Hamlet Revisited"7/6/56 - "Portrait of Paris"7/20/56 - "Portrait of London"8/3/56 - "Subways Are for Sleeping"9/21/56 - "The Oedipus Story"10/26/56 - "When the Mountain Fell"11/2/56 - "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue"11/9/56 - "Colloquy No. 4" - Joe Miller's Joke Book11/11/56 - "Report on the Weans"11/18/56 - "Sounds of a Nation"11/25/56 - "The King of Cats"12/9/56 - "I Was the Duke"12/16/56 - "The Big Event"

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The Lux Radio Theatre, Vol. 3 Audiobook

The Lux Radio Theatre, Vol. 3

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: June 2019

The Lux Radio Theatre was one of the most prestigious and longest-running shows from radio's Golden Age. It featured the greatest stars in Hollywood appearing in hour-long radio adaptations of their biggest motion pictures. Cecil B. DeMille was the host (from 1936-1945) for a lavish production of what was to become a veritable checklist of many of Hollywood's best films from the mid-1930s through the mid-1950s. The stars of the movie usually appeared in their audio counterparts, although sometimes contracts or schedules meant that another actor took the part. The productions were broadcast live, with a full orchestra, in front of a large studio audience. Sponsored by Lever Brothers, the makers of Lux Soap, The Lux Radio Theatre came to radio in 1934 and lasted until 1955 for a total of 926 hour-long broadcasts. It transitioned to TV in thirty-minute weekly installments in 1950 with James Mason as host. This volume includes eight Lux Radio Theatre episodes: 12/11/39 - 'In Name Only' with Cary Grant and Carole Lombard3/5/45 - 'Disputed Passage' with Alan Ladd and Akim Tamiroff3/19/45 - 'Grissley's Millions' with Pat O'Brien and Lynn Bari6/18/45 - 'The Canterville Ghost' with Charles Laughton and Margaret O'Brien1/21/46 - 'Johnny Eager' with Robert Taylor and Van Heflin2/11/46 - 'Now, Voyager' with Bette Davis and Gregory Peck11/10/47 - 'The Dark Corner' with Lucille Ball and Mark Stevens11/17/47 - 'Nobody Lives Forever' with Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman

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Philo Vance, Detective, Vol. 2 Audiobook

Philo Vance, Detective, Vol. 2

Author: Black Eye Entertainment Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: June 2019

Created by S. S. Van Dine, Philo Vance was quite popular in books, movies, and on radio. He was portrayed as a stylish, very intelligent, and cultured private detective-an Americanized Sherlock Holmes-working out of New York. In the movies, William Powell, Warren William, Paul Lukas, and Basil Rathbone starred as Vance. On radio, he was voiced by José Ferrer, John Emery, and Jackson Beck. Not that Vance needed any help solving a crime, he did work closely with his secretary and right-hand woman, Ellen Deering and his pal John Markham, New York County District Attorney. First heard for a brief time on NBC radio in 1945-46, Philo Vance, Detective enjoyed success in syndication beginning in 1948 starring Jackson Beck. Sixteen episodes are included in this volume: 12/28/48 - "The Rhumba Murder Case"1/4/49 - "The Magic Murder Case"1/25/49 - "The Idol Murder Case"2/1/49 - "The Golden Murder Case"2/8/49 - "The Flying Murder Case"2/15/49 - "The Butler Murder Case"2/22/49 - "The Herring Bone Murder Case"3/1/49 - "The Listless Murder Case"3/8/49 - "The Curtain Call Murder Case"3/15/49 - "The Million Dollar Murder Case"3/22/49 - "The White Willow Murder Case"3/29/49 - "The High-Hat Murder Case"11/15/49 - "The Little Murder Case"11/22/49 - "The Nightmare Murder Case"11/29/49 - "The Thundering Murder Case"12/6/49 - "The Birdcage Murder Case"

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A Room with a View Audiobook

A Room with a View

In this original adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel, an encounter in Florence and an offer to exchange rooms brings George Emerson to the attention of Lucy Honeychurch. Their flirtation is cut short by Lucy's chaperone, but when they meet again back home in England, Lucy must negotiate the demands of her station with the desires of her heart. Includes an interview with Julian Sands. Recorded before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in March, 2019. Adapted and Directed by Kate McAll Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Rosalind Ayres as Charlotte Bartlett Edita Brychta as Mrs. Honeychurch, Miss Lavish, Signora Alastair James Murden as Freddy Honeychurch, Guide, Italian Driver Moira Quirk as Miss Catherine Alan, Miss Teresa Alan, Maid Darren Richardson as Mr. Beebe and Sir Harry Julian Sands as Mr. Emerson Eugene Simon as George Emerson Eleanor Tomlinson as Lucy Honeychurch Matthew Wolf as Cecil Vyse, Shopkeeper, English Driver Associate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse Erikson Sound Designer, Recording and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin Foley Artist: Brian Wallace Production Manager: Jessie Vachiano Editor: Julian Nicholson

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Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers (1991) Audiobook

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers (1991)

The original version of LATW's groundbreaking docudrama about the Pentagon Papers, the infamous classified documents about US involvement in the Vietnam War, and how The Washington Post fought the government to publish them. Includes a 1991 panel discussion with journalists Ben Bradlee, Peter Braestrup, Robert Maynard, Carla Robbins, Robert Scheer, and George Wilson. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in March, 1991. Directed by Tom Moore Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Philip Abbot as Chal Roberts Irene Arranga as Bailiff/Clerk Edward Asner as Ben Bradlee Ed Begley, Jr. as George Wilson Jack Coleman as Eugene Patterson/Carl Coogan Richard Dysart as Narrator Hector Elizondo as Fritz Beebee Bo Foxworth as The Soldier Robert Foxworth as Ben Bagdikian Robin Gammell as Murray Marder Gerrit Graham as Robert Mardian Howard Hesseman as Brian Sullivan Stacy Keach as John Mitchell Darrell Larson as Darryl Cox Nan Martin as Meg Greenfield Marsha Mason as Katherine Graham Richard Riehle as Lamont Vanderhall Harry Shearer as Richard Nixon Joe Spano as Ron Ziegler James Whitmore as Judge Martin Peel Harris Yulin as Henry Kissinger Stage Manager and Sound Effects, Barnaby Harris. Recording Engineer, Steve Barker.

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Othello Audiobook

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: May 2019

PASSIONATE LOVE IN A PREJUDICED WORLD In Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy, director Bill Rauch explores racism, religious bias, xenophobia, and the more disturbing aspects of relationships in the context of our society's ongoing struggle with polarizing differences. Consumed by their bigotry, those who praised the Moorish general Othello's military successes now reject his marriage to Desdemona. The newlyweds are determined to overcome all obstacles, but Othello's assignment in an exotic new location draws them into the web of his lieutenant Iago, whose resentment and demons know no bounds.

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This Is Shakespeare Audiobook

This Is Shakespeare

Author: Emma Smith Narrator: Emma Smith Release Date: May 2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of This Is Shakespeare, written and read by Emma Smith. A genius and prophet whose timeless works encapsulate the human condition like no others. A writer who surpassed his contemporaries in vision, originality and literary mastery. Who wrote like an angel, putting it all so much better than anyone else. Is this Shakespeare? Well, sort of. But it doesn't really tell us the whole truth. So much of what we say about Shakespeare is either not true, or just not relevant, deflecting us from investigating the challenges of his inconsistencies and flaws. This electrifying new book thrives on revealing, not resolving, the ambiguities of Shakespeare's plays and their changing topicality. It introduces an intellectually, theatrically and ethically exciting writer who engages with intersectionality as much as with Ovid, with economics as much as poetry: who writes in strikingly modern ways about individual agency, privacy, politics, celebrity and sex. It takes us into a world of politicking and copy-catting, as we watch him emulating the blockbusters of Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Kyd, the Spielberg and Tarantino of their day; flirting with and skirting round the cut-throat issues of succession politics, religious upheaval and technological change. The Shakespeare in this book poses awkward questions rather than offering bland answers, always implicating us in working out what it might mean. This is Shakespeare. And he needs your attention.

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Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes Audiobook

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

Presenting an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival. In this production, adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National Theatre revival of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. With narration by Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco, and a musical score by Adrian Sutton, this audiobook is a compelling and immersive theatrical listening experience. A play in two parts, Millennium Approaches and Perestroika, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is a complex and insightful look into identity, community, justice, and redemption. New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, and heaven and hell as the AIDS crisis intensifies during a time of political reaction--the Reagan Republican counterrevolution of the 1980s. Published to celebrate the Broadway revival, this is a unique opportunity to hear one of the most honored and timeless plays in American history. Full Cast: Andrew Garfield as Prior Walter Nathan Lane as Roy M. Cohn Susan Brown as Hannah Pitt Denise Gough as Harper Pitt Beth Malone as The Angel James McArdle as Louis Ironson Lee Pace as Joseph Pitt Nathan Stewart-Jarrett as Belize With narration by Bobby Cannavale (Millennium Approaches) Edie Falco (Perestroika) Based on the National Theatre production, directed by Marianne Elliott. Music by Adrian Sutton. © 1992 by Tony Kushner|Production copyright: 2019 Penguin Random House Audio Cover art © Ryan Hopkinson

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Black Flies Audiobook

Black Flies

Author: Shannon Burke Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini Release Date: May 2019

Black Flies is the story of paramedic Ollie Cross and his first year on the job in mid-'90s New York. It is a ground's eye view of life on the streets: the shoot-outs, the bad cops, the unhinged medics, the hopeless patients, the dark humor in bizarre circumstances, and one medic's struggle to balance his desire to help against his own growing callousness. This story features lives that hang in the balance, including a single job with a misdiagnosed newborn that sends Cross and his partner into a life-changing struggle between good and evil.

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A Walk in the Woods Audiobook

A Walk in the Woods

Author: Lee Blessing Narrator: Alfred Molina, Steven Weber Release Date: May 2019

An idealistic American diplomat locks horns with a mercurial Soviet negotiator during a series of conversations in the woods outside Geneva. As their mutual friendship and understanding deepens, an awareness that their work may ultimately be pointless casts a shadow over their hopes to achieve a lasting peace. Includes a post-play discussion with playwright Lee Blessing and UCLA Political Science professor Richard Anderson. Lead funding for A Walk in the Woods is generously provided by The John Logan Foundation. Recorded before an audience at UCLA's James Bridges Theater in January 2019. Directed by Cameron Watson Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Alfred Molina as Andrey Botvinnik Steven Weber as John Honeyman Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer and Mixer, Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Senior Radio Producer, Ronn Lipkin. Production Manager, Rick V. Moreno. Editor, Julian Nicholson.

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Arsenic and Old Lace Audiobook

Arsenic and Old Lace

Author: Joseph Kesselring Narrator: Joseph Kant Release Date: May 2019

An easygoing drama critic discovers that his kind and gentle aunts have a bizarre habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar.

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