Communications 12 Radio Dramas

mostdangerousgame

 

The Most Dangerous Game (also known as The Hounds of Zaroff) is the 1924 short story by Richard Connell. Rainsford, a hunter of big game from New York, finds himself shipwrecked on an island. He finds a big mansion with a bored old general there, who describes his one true passion: hunting.

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Leiningen Versus the Ants by Carl Stephenson is a classic short story published in the December 1938 edition of Esquire.

The story centers on a scrappy, no-nonsense plantation owner called Leiningen (his first name is never mentioned in the story), and his stubborn refusal to abandon his plantation in the face of a seemingly unstoppable mass of army ants, described as "an elemental—an act of God!"

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The Time Machine.

The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 for the first time and later adapted into at least two feature films of the same name, as well as two television versions, and a large number of comic book adaptations. It indirectly inspired many more works of fiction in many media. This 32,000 word story is generally credited with the popularisation of the concept of time travel using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively. The term "time machine", coined by Wells, is now universally used to refer to such a vehicle. This work is an early example of the Dying Earth subgenre.

"Evening Primrose" first aired on Escape on November 5, 1947. It proved so popular it was repeated on September 12, 1948 and August 25, 1949. While the host and the introduction differ with each airing, the dramatization remains the same. Listen now to this September 12, 1948 rebroadcast of John Collier's eerie tale of hidden people, dark motives, and Dark Men, of which there is no...Escape!

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"Mars is Heaven!" is a science fiction short story by Ray Bradbury originally published in 1948 in Planet Stories. "Mars is Heaven!" was among the stories selected in 1970 by the Science Fiction Writers of America as one the best science fiction short stories published before the creation of the Nebula Awards. As such, it was published in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume One, 1929-1964. It also appears as the sixth chapter of The Martian Chronicles, entitled "The Third Expedition.". Click to listen to the Radio Play.

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