We have this in our archive on a 16 inch disc with a National
Broadcasting Service label on it -
D SERIES - Talk by Bernard Shaw. In this recording, Irish playwright,
George Bernard Shaw, gives a talk on his distaste for World War Two and
its catastrophic effect on the psyche of society. He discusses the waste
of life, the process of rebuilding, and ponders the future of conflict
order disc file details
1 D931a sa-d-00931-s01-pm "Talk by Bernard Shaw"
2 D931b sa-d-00931-s02-pm "Talk by Bernard Shaw"
* Part 2 of this recording is not in the archive.
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BBC Enterprises put out some of his talks on an album called "Some Of
Talks", and Heritage (which evolved from either Audio Rarities or Audio
Archives) had a ten-inch LP of a 1937 short wave broadcast, but I don't
the Linguaphone set has ever been reissued, except for a minute or so
National Vocarium 78. I could be wrong.
That Linguaphone set isn't that rare..I own a copy and I've seen it on
Steven Smolian wrote:
> On LP on Audio Rarities, I think. There was other material spoken by
> him on LP as well, on BBC, etc.
> Steve Smolian
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine"
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] George Bernard Shaw recording
>> Hopefully someone follows the fate of spoken-word recordings ...
>> George Bernard Shaw made a 2-disk 78 set in 1927 as part of the
>> Linguaphone series called "Spoken English and Broken English." Kurt
>> Nauck had a copy up for auction:
>> as part of this lot:
>> Was this album ever released in a modern format, either an LP or
>> -- Tom Fine