The complete Star Wars trilogy: the original radio dramas

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Highbridge Co.,
Pub. Date:
[2007]
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English
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Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi, slipcased. When this series was first broadcast on National Public Radio in 1981, it generated the largest response in the network's history: 50,000 letters and phone calls in a single week, an audience of 750,000 per episode, and a subsequent forty-percent jump in NPR listenership. This landmark production, perhaps the most ambitious radio project ever attempted, began when Star Wars creator George Lucas donated the story rights to NPR an affiliate. Writer Brian Daley adapted the film's highly visual script to the special demands and unique possibilities of radio, creating a more richly textured tale with greater emphasis on character development. Director John Madden guided a splendid cast-including Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels, reprising their film roles as Luke Skywalker and the persnickety robot See Threepio-through an intense ten day dialogue recording session. Then came months of painstaking work for virtuoso sound engineer Tom Voegeli, whose brilliant blending of the actors' voices, the music, and hundreds of sound effects takes this intergalactic adventure into a realm of imagination that is beyond the reach of cinema.
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subject_facet Drama, Music, Science fiction films, Science fiction radio programs, Science fiction radio programs -- United States, Skywalker, Luke -- (Fictitious character) -- Drama, Songs, Sound recordings
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title_full The complete Star Wars trilogy [sound recording] : the original radio dramas / [directed by John Madden ; radioplay by Brian Daley based on characters and situations created by George Lucas ; produced by National Public Radio in association with KUSC Los Angeles in cooperation with Lucasfilm Ltd
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