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    Under Milk Wood and Other Plays (Classic Drama) (CD-Audio) By (author) Dylan Thomas, Read by Richard Burton, Read by Hugh Griffith, Read by Richard Bebb

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    Description"Under Milk Wood" is Dylan Thomas' undisputed and unforgettable masterpiece - an affectionate, but hilarious portrait of a small Welsh town. The classic 1954 recording, featuring a perfect cast led by Richard Burton as 'First Voice', is rightly considered to be definitive. This collection also includes two earlier radio programmes: "Return Journey to Swansea" and "Quite Early One Morning", read by Dylan Thomas and others. Enjoyable in their own right, they also provide a fascinating insight into the process that led towards "Under Milk Wood".


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    Title
    Under Milk Wood and Other Plays
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dylan Thomas, Read by Richard Burton, Read by Hugh Griffith, Read by Richard Bebb
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 140 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789626348871
    ISBN 10: 9626348879
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    LC classification: PR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51500
    B&T General Subject: 630
    DC22: 822.912
    Abridged Dewey: 822
    Ingram Subject Code: JD
    Libri: I-JD
    BISAC V2.8: DRA003000
    DC22: 822
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS
    Imprint name
    NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS
    Publication date
    02 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Hong Kong
    Review quote
    The voice of Dylan Thomas is so luscious that it sparked the audiobook business, ensnaring two young women with a tape recorder, who set out in the early '50s to record major authors reading their own works, one of whom was Dylan Thomas. They founded Caedmon Records in 1952, the first audiobook publishing company. So when I saw that the first actor in UNDER MILKWOOD was not Dylan Thomas, I groaned. Who better?A" I asked. The answer: Richard Burton. This 1954 radio drama is now more artifact than revelation. But still a pleasure. Babies bawl, doors slam, and cows are recorded mooing. We're back in Wales by the sloeblack, slow, black, crow black, fishboat-bobbing sea.A" Two other programs are narrated by-you guessed it-Dylan Thomas. He's gone into that good night, but still can be heard out there in the dark, raging. - Maine Portland, Audio File