Ballad of the Whiskey Robber tells the hilarious and improbable true story of Attila Ambrus, the Robin Hood of Eastern Europe. He's the onetime pelt smugger, goaltender (possibly the worst in the history of pro hockey), pen salesman, Zamboni driver, gravedigger, church painter, roulette addict, building superintendent, whiskey drinker, and native of Transylvania who's decided that the best thing to do with his time is to rob as many banks as possible.
Meet eight combat-injured men who sustained life-altering injuries. Hear eight inspiring stories of heroism and the re-building of independent, productive and fulfilling lives after seemingly impossible circumstances. This project looks at the struggles of these incredible men to reshape their lives after combat.
Star Wars' explosive space saga lives on in Dark Horse Comic's Crimson Empire, as a new generation of heroes takes over from Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia.
"Classic radio show"
The former Chinese mandarin, Fu Manchu, was part of (and possibly master of) a secretive Oriental organization dedicated to conquering the world, supported by a host of nefarious Middle Eastern and Oriental criminal organizations. His greatest nemesis was British investigator Sir Dennis Nayland Smith. Fu Manchu was particularly known for his jade green hypnotic eyes: Nayland Smith was one of the few people who could meet his gaze without falling under their hypnotic power.
Join Old Stripe the Badger, Potter-the-Otter, Woo Owl, and Digger Mole in this first installment in Elleston Trevor's Woodlander series. Though they were written over 40 years ago, today's children still love to hear these classic children's stories about the colorful creatures of Deep Wood.
One of the most popular stories ever written, this allegory tells of Christian, an Everyman character, who makes his way from the "City of Destruction" to the "Celestial City" of Zion. Christian finds himself weighed down by a great burden he carries from reading a book (obviously the Bible). This burden, which could cause him to sink into hell (Tophet), is Christian's acute, immediate concern, and impels him to a crisis: what to do for deliverance.
The first of the popular mystery series introduces a pair of English detectives to their archnemesis, the diabolical Dr. Fu Manchu. Flavorful atmosphere, fast-paced action, and colorful characters enliven this classic of the genre.
Soft blue lights move among the trees...marking the silent approach of the hobgoblins. This recording is part of the Woodlander series, classic children's stories from the 1940s and '50s that follow the lives of the inhabitants of Deep Wood, including Old Stripe the Badger, Potter-the-Otter, Woo Owl, and Digger Mole.
Visit the charming inhabitants of Deep Wood once again as they embark on another adventure. They're all here - Old Stripe the Badger, Potter-the-Otter, Woo Owl, and Digger Mole - ready for fun and excitement on Heather Hill. This story is part of author Elleston Trevor's classic Woodlander series, which he wrote in the 1940s and '50s and which still captivates children today.
"Great story, bad sound."
This marvelous fantasy adventure tells of the triumph of the human spirit over the vile forces of fantastic creatures (dragons, griffins, basilisks, trolls, ogres, harpies). The story centers on the quest of two adolescents to gain the help of the unicorns against the forces of nasty creatures converging on the kingdom of Ethel. The unicorns refuse to help but the experience of the quest becomes the key that enables the humans to overcome their fear of the horrible creatures they must fight.
"Narration was bit off pace"
"Mole's Castle" is part of the Woodlander series, classic children's stories from the 1940s and '50s about the inhabitants of Deep Wood: Old Stripe the Badger, Potter-the-Otter, Woo Owl, and Digger Mole. In this installment, silence whispers that the woodland was once the seat of kings. Also included are stories by Jonquil Trevor.