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William Shakespeare: This Was a Man

Program Title:
William Shakespeare: This Was a Man
PRA Archive #: 
BB5057
Description: 

Five-part dramatic documentary about the life of William Shakespeare, based on a research text by John Monteverdi and the editorial from Time Magazine, 4 July 1960, adapted for radio by Lee Whiting and presented by Pacifica Players. Directed and Produced by Ruth Hirschman and Lee Whiting with technical assistance by Mike Dayton. Production of the Drama and Literature Department of Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles. The Pacifica Players appearing in this series are Norman Belkin, Jean Burns, Joseph Burns, Donald Freed, Gabriel Harvey, John Houlton, William O'Connell, David Ossman, Richard Peel, Bruce Timson and Ben Wright. The announcer is David Ossman and narrators are Ed Stoddard and Lee Whiting.

Produced, with music, intro, and outro for each episode.

Date Recorded on: 
NULL
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, 20 Apr. 1964.
Item duration: 
5 reels (140 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1964.
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This recording is currently on a 1/4” reel tape and has not been digitally preserved. If you would like to contribute to the cost of transferring this recording, and receive your own personal copy on CD, please complete this form and we will return your request with pricing information. You will hear from an archive staff member once your request has been researched. We can also be reached by phone at 800-735-0230.