Some Mercury Theater productions were issued by Columbia on 78s and again on
Entre on LP.
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Randy Riddle
Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 7:49 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] recordings of plays on LP - obscure labels - help
Are you limiting it to theatrical plays recorded specifically for records?
There were several radio adaptations of theatrical works that were released
on lp; an example would be a radio adaptation of "Streetcar"
about the time of its original Broadway run put out on lp in the 70s on
Radiola, I believe, and a Murray Hill set of all the CBS Shakespeare
one-hour adaptations done as a summer series in the late 30s. Radiola also
released the late 30's Mercury Theater adaptation of William Gillette's
On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 4:41 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> They are in the original languages.
> Another ARSC list member is working on an elaborate Shakespeare
> O'Brian, I think.