Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices

Narrated by: Fred Frees
Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (26 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Mel Blanc needs no introduction to cartoon and radio fans. He was The Master of the funny voice. For the first time ever, here is the ultimate biography, encompassing Noel Blanc's unpublished biography, with an introduction by Bugs Bunny.

Read by the great Fred Frees, son of voice actor Paul Frees.

©2013 Ben Ohmart (P)2013 BearManor Media

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I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat!

Loved it! great look into the life of a pop and national icon. I highly recommend it.

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Fred Frees is the BEST NARRATOR

Fun, easy-read bio of Mel Blanc. Fred Frees is the perfect narrator for this book

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No Mel

Guess I thought audio book about Mel Blanc and 1000 voices might actually include his voice. Instead a poorly assembled, repetitive rambling account of his life was dramatized full of info about discography that only a collector could appreciate. Attempts to sound like WB characters fell short as well, Putty Tat is how it is said btw. Will find original source material to hear the one and only Mel and continue to enjoy the cartoons that made him one of s kind

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  • Ros H.
  • 01-04-16

Narrator was Terrible

Would you try another book written by Ben Ohmart or narrated by Fred Frees?

Not sure

Who was your favorite character and why?

Well Mel Blanc Duh

How did the narrator detract from the book?

The narrator was atrocious, he constantly sounded surprised or excited. He had a monotone voice that stayed at the same excited sound, didn't matter what he was reading

Any additional comments?

I gave this book a good go. Gave up half way through chapter three as the narrator was so darn annoying. Which I think is a real shame because I believe the book would have been interesting otherwise.