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Theater Guild on the Air

(4,889 Sterne; 9 Bewertungen)

Episodes of the old-time radio anthology series "Theater Guild on the Air".


This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.

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Chapters

Jacobowsky and the Colonel

59:29

The Guardsman

50:19

Ah, Wilderness

58:10

Sing Out, Sweet Land

1:00:40

At Mrs Beam's

1:02:31

Emperor Jones / Where the Cross Is Made

58:37

Pride and Prejudice

56:37

Mornings at Seven

59:30

Elizabeth, the Queen

1:01:32

Ned McCobb's Daughter

59:21

The Royal Family

54:43

Little Women

59:02

Knickerbocker Holiday

58:38

Three Men on a Horse

59:30

The Silver Cord

52:01

The Second Man

54:45

On Borrowed Time

55:03

Dead End

59:30

Strange Interlude Part 2

59:15

Seven Keys to Baldpate

42:48

Green Pastures

59:30

Mary of Scotland

58:31

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

58:35

Payment Deferred

58:16

They Knew What They Wanted

57:15

Boy Meets Girl

57:54

Call It a Day

58:22

You Can't Take It with You

54:40

Green Goddess

59:29

Last of Mrs Cheyney

59:12

The Man Who Came to Dinner

1:06:14

Burlesque

55:16

A Bill of Divorcement

58:55

The Old Maid

58:46

Papa Is All

58:11

The Great Adventure

58:41

A Doll's House

57:28

Men in White

50:24

Blithe Spirit

58:53

What Every Woman Knows

59:54

No Time for Comedy

58:34

The First Year

59:00

Ladies in Retirement

59:44

Still Life

59:01

Importance of Being Ernest

59:08

Age of Innocence

59:08

Escape

57:44

Macbeth

58:58

Cyrano De Bergerac

58:54

Lady in the Dark

59:26

Old English

58:51

The Corn Is Green

58:08

For Love or Money

58:40

The Winslow Boy

57:10

Rip Van Winkle

59:21

Payment Deferred

52:29

Street Scene

59:30

Alice Adams

59:30

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

52:28

David Copperfield

57:33

State Fair

58:07

The Third Man

55:20

Hamlet

1:23:59

The Glass Menagerie

50:21

Allegro

59:30

An Ideal Husband

59:58

The Silver Whistle

56:09

The Bishop Misbehaves

56:15

All About Eve

1:00:15

The Damask Cheek

1:00:16

The Unguarded Hour

59:49

State Fair

47:39

Great Expectations

54:49

1984

51:57

Bewertungen

Radio Drama at It's Finest

(5 Sterne)

Theater Guild on the Air was a top quality radio drama series of famous plays and novels finely adapted for radio and superbly acted and hold up quite well today. Unlike many other "star" radio programs it's clear the cast here worked and rehearsed the script quite a bit for airtime. Adaptations include works by Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, Tennessee Williams, Edith Wharton, and Jane Austen with such great stars of stage and screen as Alfred Lunt & Lynn Fontanne (making rare radio appearances), Helen Hayes, Maurice Evans, Judith Anderson, Katharine Hepburn, Shirley Booth, Maureen Stapleton, Gene Kelly, Gene Tierney, and Gertrude Lawrence.

A Class Act

(5 Sterne)

A class act all around. The source is Broadway plays for the most part, which makes it a little more literate than the film adaptations that were so popular. (The material is very much of its era, so don't expect stuff quite as detailed or subtle as, say, a literary adaptation). This is worth downloading for a preview, then finding a vendor to get you the whole set.

very entertaining

(5 Sterne)

great adaption, if you want to use this as a study aid it would be helpful but be aware it does not remain true to the literary adaption and often deletes and changes scenes.

What a find!

(5 Sterne)

Davidinberkeley is spot on: these really are something different than the film adaptations, and we get to time travel to Broadway of 70+ years ago.

Tallulah in ALL ABOUT EVE

(5 Sterne)

Much better than even the movie which is near perfect. Bravo!!

These are fantastic

(5 Sterne)

Wow.. for one the audio (so far on the ones Ive listened to) is VERY good. I don't see dates on these, they were made in the 1940s. "They Knew What They Wanted" Oh man- I think this plot has been re-used and re-made into tons of movies made recently- the old switcheroo where the guy sends a picture of his buddy instead of himself to some girl, she falls in love with the cute guy, not realizing she's been communicating with the not-so-cute real old guy. This Italian wine grower gets all excited over this waitress who serves him once, so he starts flirting with her by mail and sends his farm hands photo instead of his own. The girl, well she is really low class and quite common, she ends up going to the farm and seeing the handsome "Joe" thinking oh this is my guy! Well, she quickly finds out the scam.. One day she approaches "Joe" the handsome one and demands to know whether he knew of the scam or not (he says no) but she seduces him "Hold me tight Joe.. REAL tight.." the very day before her wedding to Tony, the old guy! woooOOOOooo!~ well, she gets pregnant by this Joe person. Well you just gotta hear the story its really good. "The Silver Cord" emasculating overbearing mother tries to sabotage her son's new marriage. Some of these plays are comedies, some have music some don't. These all have the best acting and voice people on the planet. You won't be sorry.