Monday, April 09, 2007
Slim pickings at the boot sale this morning but I did spot this old battered copy of Drop Dead! by Arch Oboler on the Capital label from the 60's I would guess. By todays standards it's pretty tame stuff and not a patch on the Twilight Zone or Alfred Hitchcock etc.
On the sleeve notes it says - " Arch Oboler's special talent for terror has frightened the wits out of three generations of Americans. To those who were not old enough ( and brave enough ) to be regular listeners to the famous radio series Lights Out during the late 30's and early 40's, the very mention of Oboler's name brings a reminiscnet thrill. He was the first playwright to have his own series on a national network, and he is acknowledged as the innovator of many ingenius techniques and devices in the field of radio drama, for which he has recieved, incidentally, nearly every coveted award."
Discover more about Arch Oboler HERE
Arch Oboler - Intro./ I'm Hungry
Arch Oboler - Taking Papa Home
Arch Oboler - The Laughing Man
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