Here is a fully produced, suspenseful radio play, performed by talented actors, with full sound effects and music - a true audio movie. Plus, it has all the twists and surprises of a good cat-and-mouse mystery thriller.Defense attorney Stan Devereux has it made: he´s a senior partner in San Diego´s top law firm, lives in a mansion overlooking the sea, and has a professor wife as brilliant as she is beautiful.Life is perfect...until his wife is abducted and held for ransom - and Devereux must defend the devious con-man who knows what happened to her. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/aums/000001de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Audio Movie Studio presents this classic suspense radio play, newly performed by a talented troupe of actors. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/aums/000007de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
First heard on network radio in 1948, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar chronicled the adventures of freelance insurance investigator Johnny Dollar, ´´the man with the action-packed expense account´´. For 14 years, it was one of the most popular detective shows on the air, lasting until the final days of network radio drama in 1962. Each story started with a phone call from an insurance executive calling on Johnny Dollar to investigate an unusual claim. His investigations usually required him to travel to distant locales and often involved murder. The stories were recounted in flashback, as Dollar listed each line item from his expense account: ´´Item one, $3.75 cab fare to the airport.´´ Over the years, many actors portrayed Johnny Dollar, including Charles Russell, John Lund, and Edmund O´Brien. But in 1955, Bob Bailey took over as the series was switching to a new dynamic format of 75-minute storylines told in five 15-minute installments, Monday through Friday. While other radio shows were waning in the mid-1950s, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar was at its peak. Experts place these adventures in with the best of the best of radio´s golden age. This collection contains 30 15-minute episodes. Episodes include ´´The Broderick Matter´´, ´´The Amy Bradshaw Matter´´, ´´The Henderson Matter´´, ´´The Cronin Matter´´, ´´The Lansing Fraud Matter´´, and ´´The Nick Shurn Matter´´. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bob Bailey, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/008141de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Daymon Runyon was best known for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway in New York City that grew out of the Prohibition era. To New Yorkers of his generation, a ´´Damon Runyon character´´ evoked a distinctive social type from the Brooklyn or Midtown demi-monde. The adjective ´´Runyonesque´´ refers to this type of character, as well as to the type of situations and dialog that Runyon depicted. He spun humorous and sentimental tales of gamblers, hustlers, actors, and gangsters, few of whom go by ´´square´´ names, preferring instead colorful monikers such as ´´Nathan Detroit´´, ´´Benny Southstreet´´, ´´Big Jule´´, ´´Harry the Horse´´, ´´Good Time Charley´´, ´´Dave the Dude´´, or ´´The Seldom Seen Kid´´. His distinctive vernacular style is known as ´´Runyonese´´: a mixture of formal speech and colorful slang, almost always in present tense, and always devoid of contractions. He is credited with coining the phrase ´´Hooray Henry´´, a term now used in British English to describe an upper-class, loud-mouthed, arrogant twit. Runyon´s fictional world is also known to the general public through the musical Guys and Dolls based on two of his stories, ´´The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown´´ and ´´Blood Pressure´´. The musical additionally borrows characters and story elements from a few other Runyon stories, most notably ´´Pick the Winner´´. The film Little Miss Marker (and its two remakes, Sorrowful Jones and the 1980 Little Miss Marker) grew from his short story of the same name. Fifty-two half-hour episodes. Digitally remastered. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Brown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/045784de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
We explore F. Scott Fitzgerald´s The Great Gatsby and find out how the compact novel became an American icon. Novelist Jonathan Franzen tells us why he still reads it every year or two, and writer Patricia Hampl explains why its lightness is deceptive. We´ll drive around the tony Long Island suburbs where Gatsby was set, and Azar Nafisi describes teaching the book to university students in Tehran. Readings come courtesy of Scott Shepherd, an actor who sometimes performs the entire book from memory. [Broadcast Date: November 10, 2007] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kurt Andersen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/stud/071110de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Kurt went all the way to South America and all we got was this awesome guest host? In between presenting the Oscars and wrapping up a season of NBC´s 30 Rock, Alec Baldwin joins Studio 360 as our host for this week´s show. Next, Laura Linney starred in the indie film gems, You Can Count on Me, and The Savages, but her first love is the theater. This weekend she wraps up her Broadway appearance as an injured war photographer in Donald Margulies´s Time Stands Still. In her conversation with Alec Baldwin, she reveals the joys and heartbreaks that come with being a full-time actor. Linney also talks about her upcoming role as a woman with cancer in the new Showtime series, ´´The Big C.´´ Then, David Ellis Dickerson cut his teeth as a greeting card writer at Hallmark HQ. Now he specializes in custom greeting cards for difficult situations, such as a September 11th birthday and an apology for breaking a friend´s toilet at a party.Finally, Mary Karr´s new book, Lit, is the third in a series of memoirs. She tells Alec Baldwin about getting to the truth in her writing. She also talks about recovering from alcoholism and developing a spiritual life, and reads from her poem, ´´Chosen Blindness.´´ [Broadcast Date: March 27, 2010] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/stud/100327de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Actors´ Yearbook 2013 - Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio: Hilary Lissenden, Simon Dunmore
Veteran award-winning radio theater wizard Joe Bevilacqua interviews famous voice actors about their lives and craft. Interviewees include cartoon voice legend June Foray; Fred Frees, voice actor and son of the legendary Paul Frees; Bob Bergen, the current voice of Porky Pig; Phillip Proctor, actor, writer, comedian, and Firesign Theatre founding member; Joe Alaskey, the current voice Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Sylvester; and Noel Blanc, son of voice legend Mel Blanc. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Bevilacqua. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/007156de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018:Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio