An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge AUDIO DRAMA ADAPTATIONS

March 30, 2012
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An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge, by Ambrose Bierce, was first published in 1890 and remains a classic of American literature. It has been adapted several times as an radio drama. The most recent that I’m aware of is the CBS Radio Mystery Theater version from 1974.

CBS Radio Mystery TheaterCBSRMT #0101 – An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
Based on the short story by Ambrose Bierce; Adapted by Sam Dann; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 43 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: CBS
Broadcast: June 4, 1974
To escape an appointment with the gallows at Owl Creek Bridge, a confederate spy embarks on a dangerous journey through hostile territory in order to reach Dixie.

Cast:
Mildred Clinton
Jack Grimes
Leon Janney
William Prince
William Redfield

EscapeEscape – An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
Based on the short story by Ambrose Bierce; Adapted by William N. Robson; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 29 minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: CBS
Broadcast: December 10, 1947

Cast:
Harry Bartell …. Peyton Fahrquhar
Luis Van Rooten …. Jethro
William Conrad
Bill Johnstone

SuspenseSuspense – An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
Based on the short story by Ambrose Bierce; Adapted by William N. Robson; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 29 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: CBS
Broadcast: December 9, 1956

Cast:
Victor Jory

SuspenseSuspense – An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
Based on the short story by Ambrose Bierce; Adapted by William N. Robson; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 25 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: CBS
Broadcast: December 15, 1957

Cast:
Joseph Cotten …. Peyton Fahrquhar
Ellen Morgan
Harry Bartell
Jack Kruschen
Lou Merrill
Roy Glenn
William Conrad …. narrator

SuspenseSuspense – An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
Based on the short story by Ambrose Bierce; Adapted by William N. Robson; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 25 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: CBS
Broadcast: July 9, 1959

Cast:
Vincent Price …. Peyton Fahrquhar
Cathy Lewis
Barney Phillips
Sam Pierce
Roy Glenn
Norm Alden
Sam Edwards

[More at Escape-Suspense.com, CBSRMT.com, and Archive.org]

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