Perfect for bedtime, car rides, and classrooms, these whimsical tales will delight children of all ages. This entertaining and educational collection features two hundred stories by noted Spanish children's author Pedro Pablo Sacristán. Translated into English and produced with full music and sound effects, The Complete Pedro's 200 Fables Master Collection also includes many never-before-released tales that will charm the entire family.
In A Joe Bev Cartoon Collection, award-winning radio producer and voice actor Joe Bevilacqua, a.k.a. Joe Bev, presents a number of parodies, including sea adventure, big-top, horse opera, sci-fi, and jungle adventure parodies.
Veteran radio producer Joe Bevilacqua hosts this entertaining, informative hour, recorded in the French Quarter of New Orleans and featuring jazz great Wynton Marsalis, jazz author and historian Donald Newlove, WNYC Radio talk show host Leonard Lopate, members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and others, on the origins of jazz, and the life and music of legendary trumpeter Louis Armstrong. Also featured is the music of Armstrong throughout his long career, and rare recordings, including audio from a 1957 CBS TV documentary with Edward R. Murrow.
"A Jazz Aficionados' must!!!!!"
In this 1988 documentary, award-winning NPR producer Joe Bevilacqua looks at how the landmark broadcast came about and examines its impact on broadcast history. The half-hour program includes rare interviews with Mercury Theater producer John Houseman and writer Howard Koch, actor Arthur Anderson, and the people of Grover's Mill, New Jersey, who lived through the "Martian invasion".
"Not what I expected."
Comedy and mystery are happy bedfellows in The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes. Veteran award winning radio producer Joe Bevilacqua’s ten-part radio theater series pays humorous homage to the classic characters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories are filled with sly references to the original "Canon," as it is called. Even the Baker Street Irregulars and other Holmesian groups and scholars have enjoyed this about the series.
"Roll Over Doyle"
His voice can be heard in countless classic animated cartoons, still seen on TV daily around the world. He was Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Baba Looey, Super Snooper, Blabbermouse, Snagglepuss, Augie Doggy, Mr. Jinks, Wally Gator, Elroy Jetson, Cap'n Crunch, and hundreds of others. Yet you have probably never heard of him. Daws Butler, Characters Actor brings you up close and personal into the life of the man who many consider to be the greatest voice actor of the 20th century.
A Freneau Sampler: The Prose and Poetry of American Revolutionary War Writer Philip Freneau, produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua. Philip Morin Freneau (January 2, 1752 – December 18, 1832) was a notable American poet, nationalist, polemicist, sea captain and newspaper editor sometimes called the "Poet of the American Revolution". This half-hour historical drama was adapted into play form by Joe Bevilacqua, in association with W. John Bauer, English Professor, Kean University.
Five Sherlock Holmes mysteries in one book collection. Voiced by Joe Bevilacqua, who has won numerous awards for television documentaries and radio theater.
The autobiography of the voice of Fred Flintstone is brought to life by veteran radio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua and Alan Reed Jr., featuring rare interviews with Alan Reed himself, an interview with Joe Barbera, and clips from Reed's radio, TV and film career.
"Clip-filled tribute to a master character actor"
This collection of four Waterlogg productions is sure to entertain the whole family! This collection contains: Uncle Dunkle and Donnie, Vol. 3: The Master's Tapes, Rare Daws Butler, Vol. 4: 1959 - 1960, A Joe Bev Live Tribute to Daws Butler and Yogi Comes to Camp Waterlogg: A Comedy-O-Rama Special.
His voice can be heard in countless classic animated cartoons still seen on television around the world. He was Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, and a hundred others. His fans included Groucho Marx, Lionel Barrymore, and even Albert Einstein. His work with satirist Stan Freberg sold millions of records. You have probably never heard of him. His name was Daws Butler, and he is considered one of the greatest voice actors of the twentieth century.
Lady Bird Johnson: Legacy of a First Lady, written, produced, directed and narrated by Joe Bevilacqua. One of the most licensed audio books on The Public Radio Exchange and iTunes, Lady Bird Johnson: Legacy of a First Lady is veteran NPR producer Joe Bevilacqua's award-winning audio documentary examining the challenges and achievements of this extraordinary woman.
Daws Butler: Voice Magician traces the career of one of America's best-loved but least-seen actors. During his fifty year career, Daws Butler provided the voices for suchbeloved animated characters as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Chilly Willy, Elroy Jetson, and dozens of others.
"Legends & pioneers share voice acting history..."
A widower is set off on an amazing adventure by a man claiming to be a god in this epic fantasy tale that reads like Indiana Jones meets Clash of the Titans. Follow Dan Ryan through Egypt, Greece, and the Mexican jungle as he unlocks the keys to finding the lost continent of Atlantis and the gods imprisoned there.
"The Castle Orphans": "How often does he visit you?" added Watson, producing his pipe from his pocket. He searched the same pocket for a match then lit the device. "He visits every week and every few nights. He likes to sneak in the window and take things back to his castle!" The small girl played with the little tiger upon her knee.
These are not old-time radio shows but incredible simulations! Created by veteran audio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua, these humorious half-hours take off on such classic old time radio shows as The Shadow, The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, War of the Worlds, Suspense and The Jack Benny Program.
Abbott & Costello in the Catskills is an authentic recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt variety show, recorded before a live audience in the Catskills. In this New Oldtime Radio Hour, Lou Costello (Bob Greenberg) follows Bud Abbott (Joe Bevilacqua) to the Catskills when Abbott is hired as sole master of ceremonies of a Catskills variety show. Meanwhile, guest stars George Burns and Cab Calloway miss their train forcing Abbott to sing and dance in their place!
"Not bad, but definatly not Abbott & Costello."
This collection includes all four volumes of The Best of Cartoon Carnival.
As the protégé of cartoon voice legend Daws Butler, veteran award-winning broadcaster Joe Bevilacqua is no stranger to the cartoon world. From Mel Blanc to June Foray, from Disney to Hanna-Barbera, Cartoon Carnival is a lively hour of rare and classic cartoon audio, children's records, cartoon music and sound effects, new radio cartoons, interviews, and mini-documentaries about the wonderful world of animation.
Pedro Pablo Sacristan'sSpanish Halloween Stories for Children. Translated into English. Goblins, fairies, witches and ghosts! These ten short Halloween themed stories, by noted Spanish children's author Pedro Pablo Sacristan, will charm and entertain your whole family!
O. Henry's classic Christmas short story is charmingly told by Lorie Kellogg and Joe Bevilacqua. William Sydney Porter, known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer, whose short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and clever twist endings.