The REPS Podcast (Radio Enthusiasts Of Puget Sound) has recently podcast a 41 year old CBC radio drama that I’d never even heard had existed:
It’s Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451!
Apparently produced by CBC Radio in Vancouver, as a part of the long running “Stage” program, the drama is light on sound effects and high on fidelity to the original text.
In fact, the production is an amazingly faithful adaptation considering it’s only an hour long. Thanks REPS!
CBC Stage – Fahrenheit 451.
Adapted from the novel by Ray Bradbury; Adapted by Otto Lowy; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 52 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: CBC Radio
Broadcast: March 4, 1971
Neal Denard … Montag
Alan Scarfe … The Fire Captain
Sound by Lars Eastholm
Technical by Bob Spence
Produced by Don Mowatt
Podcast feed: http://feeds.repspodcast.com/repsrss
Check out these terrific illustrations from the first ever serialization of a novel in Playboy (March, April, and May 1954):
And while were at it here’s a letter from Playboy’s May 1954 issue written by William F. Nolan:
*These are mostly guesses on the spelling of these names.
Update (January 22, 2015):
Here are the original illustrations for Ray Bradbury’s The Fireman (the novella which was later expanded into Fahrenheit 451) from Galaxy Science Fiction, February 1951
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