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Les Misérables (1995, original release: 1937)
(Audiobook CD)

Call Number CD/791.44/WELLES,O

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Published: Schiller Park, IL : Radio Spirits, [1995] ℗1995
Series: Smithsonian historical performances.
Description:  3 audio discs (3 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1570190666,
Language:  English

"Digitally restored and remastered"--Container

Compact discs

Booklet (29 p. : ill. ; 13 cm.) containing biographical, descriptive, and casting notes, as well as radiography and bibliographical references, inserted in container

Starring Orson Welles as Jean Valjean; other cast members include Martin Gabel, Ray Collins, Alice Frost, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane, and Bill Johnstone

Originally broadcast July 23, 1937-Sept. 3, 1937

Orson Welles adapted, produced, directed, narrated, and acted in this 1937 radio dramatization of Victor Hugo's book, recounting the saga of escaped convict Jean Valjean. Valjean, trying to forget his past and live an honest life, risks his freedom to take care of a motherless young girl during a period of political unrest in Paris

The bishop -- Javert -- The trial -- Cosette -- The grave -- The barricade -- The final episode Related Searches:
Paris (France) -- Fiction. -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
France -- Fiction. -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
Radio adaptations.

Additional Credits:
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885.
Gabel, Martin, 1912-1986.
Collins, Ray, 1889-1965, performer
Frost, Alice, 1905-1998, performer
Moorehead, Agnes, 1906-1974, performer
Sloane, Everett, 1909-1965, performer
Johnstone, Bill, performer

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