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    • We Take You Now to Grover's Mill

    • The Making of the 'War of the Worlds' Broadcast
    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, John Houseman, Howard Koch, and others
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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    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".

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dull.

    • By Vorthe on 10-13-18

    Regular price: $3.49

    • The New Oldtime Radio Hour: 'Fibber McGee' and 'Duffy’s Tavern'

    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Kenny Savoy, and others
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    OTR fans rejoice! Tired of listening to the same shows? Here are two NEW OTR stories, produced with wonderful sound effects and music by veteran radio-theater producer Joe Bevilacqua and performed by Liquid Comedy: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Kenny Savoy, and Jim Folly, with Aundrae Dair, and music by Paul Salomone (piano) and Joan Bierschenk (bagpipes).

    This hour of comedy was recorded before a live audience at SUNY Dutchess in Poughkeepsie, New York, on March 20, 2007.

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Louis Armstrong's New Orleans, with Wynton Marsalis

    • A Joe Bev Musical Sound Portrait
    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Wynton Marsalis, Donald Newlove, and others
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Jazz Aficionados' must!!!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-10-16

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Abbott & Costello in the Catskills

    • An Authentic Recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt Variety Show, Recorded Before a Live Audience in the Catskills
    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Bob Greenberg, Lorie Kellogg, and others
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    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!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad, but definatly not Abbott & Costello.

    • By brian on 07-26-13

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Lady Bird Johnson

    • Legacy of a First Lady
    • By: Mr. Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Mr. Joe Bevilacqua, Lady Bird Johnson, Betty Ford, and others
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complete Gem

    • By SydSavvy on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $4.19

    • Waterlogg Holiday Collection

    • By: Charles Dawson Butler, Pedro Pablo Sacristán, Joe Bevilacqua, and others
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This collection of stories features holiday tales for both young and old! Producer Joe Bevilacqua has unearthed this vintage 1940s recording of the charming Yuletide children's radio play, written by and starring Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, and most of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters. Also heard in this old time radio show is Don Messick, the voice of Boo Boo Bear, Ranger Smith, and Scooby Doo.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Best of Cartoon Carnival, Volume 2

    • The Holiday Specials
    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Over 10 hours of cartoon characters celebrating President's Day, Valentine's Day, Father's Day, Mother's Day, Fourth of July, Election, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and more. As heard on Sirius XM Radio and NPR stations!

    As the protege of cartoon voice legend Daws Butler (Yogi Bear), the veteran award-winning broadcaster (NPR, XM Radio) Joe Bevilacqua is no stranger to the cartoon world. Joe Bev even co-authored his mentor's authorized biography, Daws Butler, Characters Actor, available at Waterlogg.com.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour, Season One

    • By: Mr. Joe Bevilacqua, Daws Butler, Robert J. Cirasa, and others
    • Narrated by: Vernon Morris, Henry J. Quinn, Jan Meredith, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Roll Over Doyle

    • By The Rev. Craig on 09-17-11

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Daws Butler Collection

    • By: Charles Dawson Butler, Stan Freberg, Herschel Bernardi, and others
    • Narrated by: Daws Butler
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
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    From master voice actor Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear, comes a rare collection of radio plays, cartoon scripts, and acting tutorials.

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Daws Butler, Characters Actor

    • By: Ben Ohmart, Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Camp Waterlogg Chronicles, Seasons 1 - 5

    • By: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Pedro Pablo Sacristán
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, full cast
    • Length: 29 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Part improvisation, part audio cartoon, The Camp Waterlogg Chronicles, Seasons 1 - 5 is a five-volume collection of the successful comedy show created by two radio-theater veterans. Each volume contains six one-hour segments of the comic misadventures of Sergeant Lefty, Olive Pitts, Ellis the Boatkeeper, Squeaky Lkie, Stinky Peter, Mrs. Terwilliger, and all the wacky denizens of Camp Waterlogg, the dilapidated camp for kids in the Catskills.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Old time radio...somewhat revisted and commercials

    • By Janna Carwile on 02-01-16

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Comedy-O-Rama Variety Pack Thrice

    • By: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Pedro Pablo Sacristán
    • Narrated by: Fred Frees, Charles Dawson Butler, Douglas McEwan, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
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    Like a Jay Ward cartoon in audio, The Adventures of Tea Man, Volume Two is a hilarious, wacky collection of radio theater written and performed by Mitchell Pearson and the DQD Theater of Philadelphia and produced by Joe Bevilacqua. Get ready for two hours of comedy entertainment!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Awful

    • By M. Barnard on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $23.07

    • New & Old Time Radio

    • By: Joe Bevilacqua, William Melillo, Robert J. Cirasa
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
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    A tribute to the golden age of radio from veteran producer Joe Bevilacqua, The New Stories of Old Time Radiois a collection of radio dramas and parodies featuring beloved radio characters and shows.

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The 3rd Daws Butler Collection

    • Incredibly More from the Voice of Yogi Bear
    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Charles Dawson Butler
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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    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.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Yogi Comes to Camp Waterlogg

    • A Comedy-O-Rama Special
    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Charles Dawson Butler
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
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    When a bear gets in the Camp Waterlogg chicken coop, young Squeaky Lkie dreams that it's Yogi Bear. Joe Bevilacqua, protégé of renowned voice-actor Daws Butler, uncovered rare recordings of Butler as Yogi Bear and, along with his wife, Lorie Kellogg, improvised this hour-long story. This special edition of Bevilacqua's Comedy-O-Rama Hour has aired on Sirius-XM, NPR stations, and podcasts throughout the world.

    Regular price: $12.70

    • The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (Adaptation)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Joe Bevilacqua - adaptation
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
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    Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, this play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle, Claudius. Claudius had murdered his own brother, Hamlet's father, and subsequently seized the throne. He also married his deceased brother's widow, Gertrude.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Camp Waterlogg Halloween Party

    • The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama
    • By: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    Ellis and Elise are installing security cameras around Camp Waterlogg as Andy and Lkie enjoy spooky stories by the guests of Ranger Joe and Lorie's pre-Halloween party. Meanwhile, Sgt. Lefty and Olive Pitts meet the camp's new dog Sophie. It's Halloween when Mrs. Terrwilliger, Sgt. Lefty, and Olive Pitts think the camp is haunted by the ghost of Pierre Terrwilliger (played by special guest star Fred Frees). It is really Ellis and Elise accidentally playing his last will video over the camp's new security system.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Uncle Dunkle and Donnie

    • 35 Fractured Fables from the Voice of Yogi Bear!
    • By: Daws Butler, Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Almost five hours of family entertainment! A seal who can't balance? An elephant who always forgets? A green cow who walks on her front feet? These are just some of the wacky characters from the unique mind of Daws Butler, the man who voiced most of the classic Hanna-Barbera characters: Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, and Snagglepuss, to name a few.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Best of BearManor Radio, Vols. 1 - 5

    • By: Joe Bevilacqua
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Fred Frees
    • Length: 24 hrs and 36 mins
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    A collection of the best interviews, radio theater, and classic old-time radio moments from the BearManor Radio Network, which streams 24/7 online.

    Regular price: $38.46

    • Daws Butler’s Halloween Happening: A Spooky Story by the Voice of Yogi Bear

    • By: Joe Bevilacqua, Daws Butler
    • Narrated by: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A new production of the classic radio play by the voice of Yogi Bear, Daws Butler! Produced with wonderful sound effects and music by veteran radio-theater producer Joe Bevilacqua, and performed by husband and wife team Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg.

    Regular price: $6.96

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