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Plays and other dramatic works
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Post by leanneyauyau » August 9th, 2019, 7:24 pm

TriciaG wrote:
August 9th, 2019, 2:38 pm
Unless someone is actually, imminently going to make it into a DR, I don't want to pursue finding a PD text. Heck - I'm prudish, so I wouldn't want to be the one to pursue finding a PD text anyway. :roll: At this point it's just a suggestion, correct? So we could cross the "where's a text" bridge if and when we come to it. (Unless someone else wants to put in research to find one, that is.)
Yep, this is just a suggestion :lol: most of the text can probably be read by one person - there are maybe about 4 dialogues and a few poems that could conceivably be converted to DRs, but that's it. All hypothetical, of course! :P
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Post by maxgal » August 17th, 2019, 10:38 am

This would be a monumental project, but...

If anyone ever ever ever would like to do Varney the Vampire as a DR, I'd love to narrate.
https://www.gutenberg.org/files/14833/14833-h/14833-h.htm

I know we already have it as a 3-volume series in the catalogue:
https://librivox.org/search?q=varney%20the%20&search_form=advanced

...LJB :shock:
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Post by silverquill » Yesterday, 11:16 pm

maxgal wrote:
August 17th, 2019, 10:38 am
This would be a monumental project, but...

If anyone ever ever ever would like to do Varney the Vampire as a DR, I'd love to narrate.
https://www.gutenberg.org/files/14833/14833-h/14833-h.htm

I know we already have it as a 3-volume series in the catalogue:
https://librivox.org/search?q=varney%20the%20&search_form=advanced

...LJB :shock:
This is enormous! The three volumes come out over 60 hours of recorded time! How much of that would be narration?

It would take a truly intrepid person to put this together. And, from what I've seen of large DR's, this would be a multi-year project. I had a part in a DR fast approaching its 5-year anniversary that still is not completed. . . . .

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Post by annise » Today, 12:30 am

Surely good DRs need books with a good percentage of conversation. At random I picked chapter VI of the first volume and found
"The money is -- -- " (writing on pocket book)

"The money is not," spoken by the family lawyer And that was it.
Now this may not be typical but by chapter VI I thought they would be into the story. But at that rate it would be hard to justify. And I'm not prepared waste time trying other chapters

Anne

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Post by maxgal » Today, 7:31 am

It occurred to me because as I glanced further on, I saw that Chapter II -- and II, and IV, and V -- were at least 2/3 dialogue.
I didn't get to Chapter VI... Go figure. :mrgreen:
Louise
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