Claudia

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Kitty
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Re: Claudia

Post by Kitty » Thu May 30, 2019 1:13 pm

David just called Claudia Sarah Bernhardt.... "or better yet, Lillian Russell." I thought it was so neat that they referenced the latter actress.
Also, have you noticed that some times you can hear Joe King flip script pages? Probably mostly because it is so silent when it is just him talking.
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Re: Claudia

Post by Kitty » Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:50 pm

Through 290 now! Where are you? This show is one of the best things that ever happened to me in the old time radio category. :lol:
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Claudia

Post by donnie » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:18 pm

I've not listened for a few days—got busy with some other things. I'm not yet to 200. I'll pick it back up! Glad to hear you're still enjoying it.

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Re: Claudia

Post by donnie » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:24 pm

Finally made it through No. 200—No. 201, to be exact, the birth episode, which I thought was definitely strange. Although the ending was very touching, I didn't really think the idea of having her hallucinate while under anesthesia worked very well—especially the ending where she was screaming out that she was falling :shock: . I guess it was appropriate that she was seeing visions of her son's future, but still—very odd. And did they put women under full anesthesia during childbirth back then?

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Re: Claudia

Post by Kitty » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:52 am

I'd think that episode would be kind of scary for listeners! I think having her hallucinate was a weird choice. It was definitely different from the normal birth episode. Overall, it's not my favorite episode. 😂
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Re: Claudia

Post by donnie » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:07 pm

Kitty wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:52 am
I'd think that episode would be kind of scary for listeners! I think having her hallucinate was a weird choice. It was definitely different from the normal birth episode. Overall, it's not my favorite episode. 😂
Yes, it took what should have been a joyous moment and kind of turned it into a creepy one. But maybe they were trying to recreate something about the way it was written in the original stories?

I did think Paul Crabtree and Peggy Allenby did a good job in those episodes of portraying the feelings of excitement and yet vulnerability and nervousness that a real husband and mother would feel in that situation.

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Re: Claudia

Post by Kitty » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:09 pm

Yes, those times where it is just Mrs. Brown and David are really well played. Regarding the way it is told in the stories, I'll find out! I'm waiting for the end of the series to read the book I got. I wouldn't want spoilers! 🙂
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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