The Resource Crime classics, Vol. 1, Various, (electronic resource)

Crime classics, Vol. 1, Various, (electronic resource)

Label
Crime classics, Vol. 1
Title
Crime classics
Title number
Vol. 1
Statement of responsibility
Various
Contributor
Narrator
Language
eng
Summary
Crime Classics was a true-crime radio docudrama that aired on CBS from June 1953 to June 1954. Created, produced, and directed by Elliott Lewis, the program examined crimes and murders throughout history. Founded in Lewis' own personal interest in famous murder cases, the program meticulously recreated the facts, atmosphere, and personages of the era in which the crime took place. Very little dramatic license was taken with the facts, but a touch of humor was added to the narration of the story to soften the tragedy. The crimes dramatized spanned from ancient Greece to late nineteenth-century America. Some were famous assassinations, such as Abraham Lincoln and Julius Caesar, and others were more obscure cases, such as Bathsheba Spooner, who became the first woman tried and executed in America after killing her husband in 1778. Actor Lou Merrill played the host, Thomas Hyland, and the series featured radio's finest supporting players. Episodes include: "The Checkered Life and Sudden Death of Colonel James Fisk Jr., Esq."; "The Shrapnelled Body of Charles Drew Sr."; "The Terrible Deed of John White Webster and His Crime That Shocked the Nation"; "The Dread Events Surrounding Mr. Thrower's Hammer"; "The Axe and the Droot Family; How They Fared"; "The Bloody, Bloody Banks of Fall River"; "The Hangman and William Palmer. Who Won?"; "Raschi among the Crocodiles and the Prank He Played"; "The Killing Story of William Corder and the Farmer's Daughter"; "If a Body Need a Body, Just Call Burke and Hare"; "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln"; and "John and Judith, Their Crime, and Why They Didn't Get to Enjoy It"
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Lou Merrill
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Merrill, Lou
  • hoopla digital
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Crime classics, Vol. 1, Various, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 32 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781982500054
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11401968
Publisher number
MWT11401968
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Crime classics, Vol. 1, Various, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 32 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781982500054
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11401968
Publisher number
MWT11401968
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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