THE CABIN NEXT DOORWhen the Regal family moves into a idyllic lake home for a few weeks of family fun, they don´t think much of the dilapidated and obviously abandoned cabin next door. But as mysteries begin to pile up around the ancient structure, the Regal kids decide to do a little sleuthing to pass the time. Starring Brock Krahnke and Anna Remus. The first production ever by the Icebox Radio Theater. ´´SUMMER PEOPLE´´ And now, a word from our sponsor! A movie trailer for a film NEVER coming to a theater near you. ´´THE ICEBOX PROPERTY´´ A Texas woman comes to her husband´s home town, Icebox Minnesota to get some Northland flavor, and check out the possibility of inheriting a piece of prime property. But when neighbors challenge ownership on the beautiful lakeshore land, tempers flare and bullets fly in this borderland mystery. Written by Kenna Clayton, and starring Karen Schickle. ´´THE CUSTOMS GUARD´´ Written especially for a fundraiser at Backus Community Center in International Falls, this short playlet features a different look at an ordeal all border dwellers frequently face: Going through customs 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anna Remus, Brock Krahnke, Karen Schickle. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/iceb/000002de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
BUZZSomething´s wrong above the usually tranquil waters of Rainy Lake in this science-fiction comedy. The mosquitoes of Minnesota are legendary. But could they carry away lifestock? Two kids and one very dumb secret agent need to figure it all out before it´s too late. Starring Steve Sinclair, Veryan Erwin and Jessica Liggins. ´´TALL BEARS´´ All across Northern Minnesota, towns in search of a way to separate themselves from the crowd build landmarks. Huge statues of fish, twine balls and other attention-getters dot the landscape. In International Falls, Smokey Bear graces the city center in all his 30-foot glory. But one summer, with drought chocking the landscape and the fire danger in the nearby national park high, Smokey disappeared. While the police chief searched for logical explanations, his 12-year-old daughter (and paranormal expert) Heather went to work on finding out the TRUE story with nearly deadly results. Starring Rachel Adams. ´´THE TRUNK´´ When you live along an international border, the temptation to smuggle a small item or two (Cuban cigars, illicitly caught fish) across can be quite strong. When two women are asked to smuggle a box of steaks across, they readily agree. But the night is Halloween, and when the ´´steaks´´ end up eating a customs guard, there appears to be no way out in this comedy sketch from the Icebox of the Nation. Recorded before a live audience. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Sinclair, Veryan Erwin, Jessica Liggins, Rachel Adams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/iceb/000001de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Minnie Billings, Come HomeWith nowhere to go after the death of her husband, an old woman returns to the tiny town she left decades earlier. As the strain of living in an unfamiliar climate, and trying to reconnect with her daughter-in-law, builds, Minnie begins to hear voices in the large house she lives in. Soon, she must confront the demons of her past or fall victim to the harsh, Minnesota winter. Recorded in front of a live audience. Starring Lynda Faith.´´The Dunes´´When a bitter, repressed woman buys an isolated old house reputed to be haunted, she attempts to hide behind her faith as means of overcoming the strange things going on around her. But as the tension mounts and the danger increases, she is forced to choose between reality and the carefully arranged world she has created for herself. Until reality plays a hand. This spooky drama was originally produced as part of a Halloween special starring Liane Lehtinen.´´The Ravenibrt´´ Artistic Director Jeffrey Adams offers his own interpretation of the classic poem by Edgar Allen Poe, with original sound effects and music. Recorded before a live audience. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lynda Faith, Liane Lehtinen, Jeffrey Adams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/iceb/000003de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Only one radio program boasted a lineup including Lorne Greene, Andy Griffith, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, and Leonard Nimoy: Mutual Radio Theater! The shows were filled with stars from both classic radio and modern television and movies, including John Dehner, Vic Perrin, Virginia Gregg, Lurene Tuttle, Eve Arden, Harriet Nelson, Tom Bosley, and Marian Ross. This final volume from Radio Archives, Mutual Radio Theater, Volume 5 is a set of programs as they originally aired, complete and uncut, with original commercials and produced in full stereo high fidelity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andy Griffith, Lorne Green, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, Richard Widmark. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/000940de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What would it take to recapture the glory of the golden age of radio and still incorporate the stars and even stories of a more modern time? Mutual Radio Theater answered this question of blending the classic with the modern by doing just that: putting classic radio legends to work alongside up-and-coming stars of the 1980s. Mutual Radio Theater featured stories written by radio greats such as Arch Oboler, Norman Corwin, and Elliot Lewis. Volume 2 presents 20 stereo episodes featuring writing and performances from the best of classic and more modern entertainment! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lorne Green, Andy Griffith, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, Richard Widmark. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/000937de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Any program needs its own special energy - something that drives it to be the best of the best. Mutual Radio Theater, Volume 3 features programs with just that - star power. Each night of the week, a different star hosted the program. As for the actors, names from the golden era of radio drama included John Dehner, Vic Perrin, Hans Conried, Marvin Miller, Parley Baer, Elliot Lewis, Jeff Corey, Virginia Gregg, and Lurene Tuttle. Modern entertainment lent some of its best talent as well, including Tom Bosley, Marian Ross, Lloyd Bochner, Rick Jason, Frank Campanella, Toni Tennille, Arthur Hill, and Jesse White. Combined with the stellar writing talents of such greats as Arch Oboler, Mutual Radio Theater, Volume 3 is a must-have for any radio enthusiast! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lorne Green, Andy Griffith, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, Richard Widmark. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/000938de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In 1980, a perfect storm came together in terms of radio drama revival. Top talent of the classic era of radio and modern entertainment worked hand in hand on Mutual Radio Theater, a multigenre show harkening back to classic anthologies of the past. Each program was written specifically for radio and included scripts penned by such radio legends as Arch Oboler, Norman Corwin, and Elliot Lewis. Each night´s program featured a particular genre and was hosted by a different performer, including Lorne Greene, Andy Griffith, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, and Leonard Nimoy. Twenty episodes are featured on Mutual Radio Theater, Volume 4, presented as they originally aired, complete and uncut, with original commercials and produced in full stereo high fidelity! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lorne Green, Andy Griffith, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, Richard Widmark. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/000939de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mutual Radio Theater was a program produced originally in 1980. This show was no small attempt to recapture the glory days of old-time radio by any means. Each program was written specifically for radio and each night hosted by a different star, including Lorne Greene, Andy Griffith, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, and Leonard Nimoy. Volume 1 consists of 20 programs as they originally aired, complete and uncut, with original commercials and produced in full stereo high fidelity. Chapters: #1 The Store Keeper; #2 Our Man on Ω #3 Long Distance; #4 Love Conquers All; #5 The Ship; #6 The Mutiny Against George Washington; #7 Let´s Play House; #8 Double Exposure; #9 One Dollar Dream House; #10 North to Marakesh; #11 Oh Really, O´Reilly; #12 The First National Radio Aptitude Test; #13 The Mask; #14 For the Love of Laura; #15 Yes Sir That´s My Baby; #16 The Blind Gun; #17 Fontaine Harris, Hollywood Producer; #18 An International Sport; #19 Those Who Can; #20 The Whale Savers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lorne Greene, Andy Griffith, Vincent Price, Cicely Tyson, Richard Widmark. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/000936de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How Love Came to Louie PolanskiIn this Valentine´s Day special, young Louie Polanski, a Wisconsin teen growing up in the early 1960s, travels down the eternal path of his first crush. But can Louie ask out the girl of his dreams without being murdered by the huge, athletic competition for her affections? Recorded before a live audience on Valentine´s Day, 2008. Starring Veryan Erwin, Rachel Adams and Justin Kapla, and written by David Finney. ´´The Mermaid´´Louis Jordan never really liked the lake shore. It was his wife, Madelyn, who loved his family cabin. After she dies tragically, Louis forces himself to the dilapidated little shack along the rocky shore to try and figure out how his life could possibly go on without her. Then, a mysterious creature appears at Louis´ dock, promising the possibility of magic by her very existence. Louis falls under the spell of the Rainy Lake Mermaid, only to discover that she does not have his best interests at heart, and that the path to a new life was within his reach all along. Recorded in front of a live audience. Starring Gene Gee and Aela Nordrum. ´´In from the Cold´´When two ice fishermen come in from the cold for ´´a steak and a beer´´, they discover their favorite restaurant transformed for Valentine´s Day. In a room dedicated to couples, two fishing buddies discover they have more in common with the lovers than they originally thought. A little slice of the Northland comedy for the Day of Love. Recorded before a live audience. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Veryan Erwin, Rachel Adams, Justin Kapla, Gene Gee, Aela Nordrum. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/iceb/000004de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.