Most widely held works by Yuri Rasovsky
WKID : easy radio plays by Carol Adorjan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Includes four plays accompanied by advice on music and sound effects, a glossary of radio terms, and a section on director's hand signals.
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Blackstone Audiobooks is pleased to present the first audio recordings ever of the only two Holmes plays written by his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These new, specially commissioned productions of the Hollywood Theater of the Ear star Audie Award-winning readers Martin Jarvis as Sherlock Holmes and Kristoffer Tabori as Dr. Watson.
I am legend and other stories by Richard Matheson ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
A terrible plague has decimated the world, and those who were unfortunate enough to survive are transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on earth. Every other man, woman, and child has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood. By day, he is the hunter, stalking the sleeping undead through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn. How long can one man survive in a world of vampires?
Sweeney Todd and the string of pearls by Yuri Rasovsky ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Sweeney Todd's shop stood next to St. Dunstan's Church just a few blocks from the Royal Courts of Justice. On this site, he robbed and murdered hundreds of customers. To dispose of their remains, he carried them to an underground bakery of one Mrs. Lovett, whose pie shop was a few blocks away. She ground the cadavers into stuffing for her meat pies, the favorite mid-day repast of the lawyers who worked nearby and who got their shaves from Sweeney Todd. The man you lunched with yesterday could be your lunch today!
The incredible shrinking man by Richard Matheson ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
A radioactive fog causes a man to shrink until he is only two inches tall.
36 Yalta Boulevard by Olen Steinhauer ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
State Security Officer Brano Sev is the secretive member of the homicide department of the capital's people's militia. No one else quite trusts him, but it is part of his job to do what the authorities ask, no matter what. So when he gets an order to travel to the village of his birth in order to interrogate a potential defector, he goes. When a man turns up dead shortly after he arrives and Brano is framed for the murder, he assumes this is part of the plan and allows it to run its course. But when the plan leads him into exile in Vienna, he finally begins to ask questions. In fact, Comrade Brano Sev learns that loyalty to the cause might be the biggest crime of all.
Dashiell Hammett's The maltese falcon an audio dramatization by Dashiell Hammett ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
In this fully casted audio dramatization, a beautiful damsel in distress hires San Francisco private investigators Sam Spade and Miles Archer to trail the man whom she thinks kidnapped her sister. When Archer is murdered on a stakeout, however, Spade is implicated in the crime. However, that is only the tip of the iceberg. As Spade digs deeper into the case, he uncovers a much greater mystery involving a valuable statue and an assortment of colorful and dangerous characters.
The Odyssey of Homer by Yuri Rasovsky ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
It seems quite natural, given the original intent of The Odyssey as a story to be listened to and savored, to present this epic to the modern audience in a medium that most adheres to its aural-oral nature and the immediacy of its telling. Divided into eight one-hour segments of dramatization, each segment is followed by commentary on a particular aspect of the segment by a noted expert.
Tales for a stormy night a Pandora's box of classic chillers ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Fourteen horror "tales, plays, and poems, gleaned from cultures around the world, range from comic to deathly serious, from New England reserve to Gallic passion."--Container.
Sweeney Todd and the string of pearls an audio melodrama in three despicable acts by Yuri Rasovsky ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
The insidious Fleet Street barber slit his first throat in an 1846 "penny dreadful," one of those gaudy serialized novels that gleefully offered thrills and gore to sensation-hungry Victorians. Titled The string of pearls, it told of Sweeney Todd, whose shop stood next to St. Dunstan's Church just a few blocks from the Royal Courts of Justice. On this site, he robbed and murdered hundreds of customers. To dispose of their remains, he carried them to an underground bakery of one Mrs. Lovett, whose pie shop was a few blocks away. She ground the cadavers into stuffing for her meat pies, the favorite mid-day repast of the lawyers who worked nearby and who got their shaves from Sweeney Todd. The man you lunched with yesterday could be your lunch today! Before the serial's final chapters even hit the stands, the first stage version, pirated from the already published installments, was packing them in at a London theater. Since then there have been numerous stage, literary and screen versions of the story, most notably the hit Sondheim musical.
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Yuri Rasovsky ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
"A full cast audio production inspired by the classic silent film"--Web p.
The threat by David Poyer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Dan Lenson, joins the National Security Council staff at the White House, where he runs into an unconvincing presidential assassination plot. Robert De Bari, despised by the military for his failure to serve in Vietnam and is known for a roving eye, occupies the Oval Office after the first Gulf War. Lenson assumes a host of tasks, from antidrug duty for the NSC to being the president's military aide carrying the legendary briefcase with its nuclear launch codes. As astute as Lenson is, he proves to be naive as forces that want De Bari replaced by the vice president manipulate him.
The million-dollar wound by Max Allan Collins ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
From a foxhole on Guadalcanal, shared with former champ Barney Ross, to the glitzy underworld of Hollywood in the '40s, Nate Heller fights his memories and "the outfit". Something happened at the Canal, something Heller's blocking out. What he can't block, though, is the wound he received -- the million-dollar wound, the one that got him home. Back in the States, and back in Chicago, he becomes involved once again with Frank Nitti during the gang boss's last violent days and with the gangland attempts to take over the movie unions. The home front is every bit as violent as the war-torn Pacific, and even the solace of fan-dancer Sally Rand can do nothing to ease Heller, who is haunted by the death of a friend in Guadalcanal and surrounded by the mayhem of gangland murders.
Paris stories by Mavis Gallant ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Fifteen of Gallant's best short stories. Set in Europe and Paris, these are tales of expatriates and exiles, wise children, and straying saints.
7 classic plays v. 1 ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Here in one volume are seven great plays which illustrate the development of European drama from ancient times to the threshold of the modern theater: Medea, The Tempest, The Imaginary Invalid, Camille, An Enemy of the People, Arms and the Man, and Uncle Vanya.
The sibyl by Pär Lagerkvist ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In this powerful, poetic, and moving parable, the Wandering Jew of medieval Christian legend journeys to Delphi to consult the famed oracle of the pagans. He is turned away but not before learning that one of the most adept of the old priestesses, or sibyls, lives in disgrace in the mountains above the Temple. In her rude goat-hut he seeks the meaning of his disastrous brush with the son of God. She reveals that she, too, has been touched by the son of a god, a very different son, not quite human, born of her own body. He dwells with her as a constant reminder of the betrayal of her mystical and erotic union with the divine, her punishment, and--perhaps--her redemption.
The mark of Zorro ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
In 1820s Mexican California, Don Diego Vega appears to be part of the aristocracy. In reality, however, he is Zorro, the outlawed swordsman who has sworn to protect the citizens from tyranny and injustice.
Oresteia by Aeschylus ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
In the "Oresteia", Aeschylus dramatizes the myth of the curse on the royal house of Argos. The action begins when King Agamemnon returns victorious from the Trojan War only to be treacherously slain by his own wife. It ends with the trial of their son, Orestes, who slew his mother to avenge her treachery -- a trial with the goddess Athena as judge, the god Apollo as defense attorney, and, as prosecutors, relentless avenging demons called The Furies. The results of the trial change the nature of divine and human justice forever.
An American family Shakespeare entertainment. Vol. 1 ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Based on Charles & Mary Lamb's 20 Tales From Shakespeare, augmented by miscellaneous scenes and soliloquies from Shakespeare's plays, featuring Elizabethan songs and dances in new arrangements for stringed instruments.
The Dybbuk by S An-Ski ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
"In the folklore of Eastern European Jewry, a dybbuk is a wandering soul that comes to rest in the body of a living person. In this case, the dybbuk is an improverished student that possesses a young bride on her wedding day. She is taken to a great Chasidic rabbi for exorcism. But before he can expel the spirit, the sage must discover who the dybbuk was in life, why he has possed the maiden, and, most important, how to balance the scales of cosmic justice"--Compact disc container.
Adaptations Aristocracy (Social class) Audiobooks Audiobooks Austria--Vienna Body size California California--San Francisco Children's plays, American Collections Drama Drama England Europe, Eastern Fiction France--Paris Heller, Nathan (Fictitious character) Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Horror tales Horror tales Illinois--Chicago Juvenile works Lenson, Dan (Fictitious character) Life change events Odysseus (Greek mythology) Poets Police Presidents Private investigators Radioactive fallout Radio adaptations Radio plays Radio plays Radio plays, American Radio plays--Production and direction Serial murderers Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Short stories Spade, Sam (Fictitious character) Spaniards Stature, Short Suspense fiction Terrorists Todd, Sweeney (Legendary character) United States Vampires Vigilantes Watson, John H. (Fictitious character) Zombies Zorro (Fictitious character)