You may know already that the Narada Radio Co. has participated in Jack Ward's annual "Sonic Summerstock Playhouse" festival since 2015, and has produced at least one Old-Time Radio remake per year in support of same. We're proud to tell you, though, that both last year and this, we created four remakes each for this very worthy event. Here's our third one, which, like the first two, was performed and recorded live in August 2018, at Harbor Playhouse, Corpus Christi, Texas. It's the Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train". I took the liberty of changing the sponsor from Lux to a sponsor you might be familiar with from Season 3 of Pulp-Pourri Theatre, O-Sha-Lene Motor Fuel. Enjoy!
Christian Ferris as GUY HAINES
Pete Lutz as BRUNO ANTONY and THE MINISTER
Katie Loftin as MIRIAM and BESSIE
Diana DeHoyos as ANNE MORTON
Alan Clower as BRUNO'S FATHER
Tamara Merson Wren as BRUNO'S MOTHER
Gene Giggy as SENATOR MORTON
Jackie Ayers as BARBARA
Dana Gonsalves as TURLEY and HAMMOND
Joe Martinez as THE PROFESSOR, THE JUDGE, and THE OLD MAN
Aileen Corpos as MRS. CUNNINGHAM and HENNESSEY
Teddi Giggy as THE VENDOR and OFFICER ADAMS
And Geri Elliff as OFFICER MAC and YOUR HOST
With additional voices by Michele Barnett and Ebony Rose
Your Announcer, Jessica Mathews.
Music was by Dr. Ross Bernhardt.
The O-Sha-Lene performers were Alan Clower, Aileen Corpos, Diana DeHoyos, Geri Elliff, Katie Loftin, and Ebony Rose.
"Do you dare to go down into...THE CELLAR?"
Welcome to Episode six of our continuing horror/suspense anthology series! Our stories are either original, or inspired by, or adapted from pulp fiction and classic literature, but they're guaranteed all-new productions, and no repeats from other series. PLUS we have a very special script-writing competition going on right now! If you scroll down this page a little bit, you'll see all the details. Entries are being accepted now until October 27th. We've gotten some entries so far, and we look forward to more!
And now...we proudly present "The Defense Rests", adapted by our director/producer Pete Lutz, from a 1938 pulp-fiction story by Julius Long. Joanna Sanders is a ruthless defense attorney who will stop at nothing to get her clients acquitted, until one day she suddenly finds herself unable to do a thing in the aftermath of a particular murder.
ANGELA YOUNG as CADAVERA QUIVRY
GRAHAM ROWAT as YOUR ANNOUNCER
Aileen Corpos as JOANNA SANDERS
Lisa Ayala, Katie Loftin, Zoe Jenkins and Rachel Rumler as THE REPORTERS
Zoe Jenkins as THE BAILIFF and THE BYSTANDER
Teddi Giggy as THE JUDGE
Merilee Robinson as THE FOREWOMAN OF THE JURY
Lisa Michaud as DISTRICT ATTORNEY ROBERTS
Jessica Mathews as TALIA
Leo Longoria as COSTELLO
Michele Barnett as DOCTOR ASMAN
Jackie Ayers as DOCTOR GOWANS
Victoria Fancki as BILLIE WILLIAMS
"The Cellar" theme by Tom Rory Parsons
Sound effects created by Pete Lutz, and/or acquired from freesound.org and/or the Public Domain
Music passages from the following compositions by Kevin MacLeod of incompetech.com:
Shadowlands 2 - Bridge
Shadowlands 4 - Breath
Shadowlands 7 - Codex
Episode 6 -- "The Cable Car Case", Candy Matson, YUkon 2-8209
Welcome to Old-Time Radio Essentials, a new podcast wherein a specific episode from a selected OTR series is presented, and then discussed by three co-hosts: Pete Lutz, Jane St. John and Paul Arbisi; to determine whether or not it meets the following criteria:
1. Is it truly representative of that series? (Can anyone point to it and say, "Yes, that is what [NAME OF SERIES] was all about.")
2. Is it an episode worthy of inclusion in any and every OTR aficionado's private collection?
So with this in mind, we three bring you, as our sixth installment (and Jane's choice), this episode of Candy Matson from 1949. We'll introduce the show, play it in its entirety, then discuss it at length. Thanks for joining us, and we hope you enjoy it!
To comment on how we might improve this podcast, or give suggestions for future discussions, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Your feedback means a lot to us! A review at iTunes would be appreciated.
FIND THIS SHOW PLUS HUNDREDS OF OTHER WONDERFUL AUDIO DRAMAS AT www.mutualaudionetwork.com !
You may know already that the Narada Radio Co. has participated in Jack Ward's annual "Sonic Summerstock Playhouse" festival since 2015, and has produced at least one Old-Time Radio remake per year in support of same. We're proud to tell you, though, that both last year and this, we created four remakes each for this very worthy event. Now these that you're going to hear over the next four weeks were already released during the summer of '19 on the Mutual Audio Network feed; but if you're not a subscriber, you might have missed 'em, so here they are, starting with the first two of the four: FIBBER McGEE & MOLLY "GOOD GRAMMAR", and CANDY MATSON YUKON 2-8209 "THE BLACK CAT CAPER".
GOOD GRAMMAR Cast:
HARLOW WILCOX: Alan Clower
FIBBER McGEE: Pete Lutz
MOLLY/TEENY: Jackie Ayers
LENA: Aileen Corpos
DOC GAMBLE: Gene Giggy
WIMPLE: Dana Gonsalves
MAYOR LaTRIVIA: Michele Barnett
COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCERS 1 & 2: Tamara Merson Wren, Geri Elliff
Special note for Fibber fans: The sponsor was changed from Johnson's Wax to Chainguard Irish Ale. Enjoy!
THE BLACK CAT CAPER Cast:
CANDY: Ebony Rose
ANNOUNCER: Tamara Merson Wren
REMBRANDT: Joe Martinez
MORELAND: Dana Gonsalves
DOCTOR: Alan Clower
MALLARD: Christian Ferris
CORONER/COP: Teddi Giggy
CLERK: Jessica Mathews
TOMMY: Diana DeHoyos
MIDDLESTADT: Geri Elliff
Special note for Candy fans: We believe the original recording of this episode is lost to the ages, so we hope our interpretation of this terrific script is enjoyable.