[COMPLETE] Modern Monologues by Marjorie Benton Cooke -lz

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Post by TriciaG » February 19th, 2018, 4:45 pm

I could do the orphaned stage directions, but I don't believe I can get to it until Wednesday. If someone else can whip it out faster, they're welcome to it. :)
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Post by linny » February 19th, 2018, 6:41 pm

Tricia,
Wednesday would be great. Thank you!

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Post by TriciaG » February 20th, 2018, 1:10 pm

I had a spare ten minutes today that I wasn't expecting. Here's narrator:
https://librivox.org/uploads/lezer/modernmonologues_narrator_11.mp3
Fiction, partly about jail atrocities: It Is Never too Late to Mend
E E Cummings' time in French prison: The Enormous Room
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Post by linny » February 20th, 2018, 4:59 pm

That’s wonderful, thank you, Tricia.

Today was errand day and I’m wiped out. I’ll get it PLed and edited in the morning. :D

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Post by linny » February 21st, 2018, 6:30 am

Tricia, narration is PL OK! Thank you again. :thumbs:

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Post by linny » February 21st, 2018, 6:31 am

Nemo, final section is ready for PL. There may be a few stage directions in the first segment which are more distracting than helpful. Let me know what you think. If needed, it's easily edited.

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Post by NemoR » February 21st, 2018, 7:39 am

linny wrote:
February 21st, 2018, 6:31 am
Nemo, final section is ready for PL. There may be a few stage directions in the first segment which are more distracting than helpful. Let me know what you think. If needed, it's easily edited.
Thanks Linny!

I see what you mean about the stage directions. There are a lot that come in a very short space and while most add to the story, I do think a few could be cut out. Your call, but here would be my suggestions as the actors pretty much captured the feel in their readings ...

Effusively - 1:10
Surprised - 1:19
Coyly - 1:30
Burst Out - 1:32
Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’


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Post by NemoR » February 21st, 2018, 9:49 am

Great job Linny!

PL OK!

Congrats to all the very talented actors in this ... great work by everyone ..and our talented editor Linny!

I hope another project like this one comes along soon, it was so unique!
Nemo

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The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

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Post by linny » February 21st, 2018, 9:56 am

Thank you for all of your help, Nemo. It's greatly appreciated.

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Post by linny » February 21st, 2018, 10:00 am

Anna,
We are all finished here.

An addition to the catalog will be for editing.

<b>Edited by:</b> <a href="https://librivox.org/reader/11417">Eva Davis</a> and <a href="https://librivox.org/reader/5796">linny</a><br/>

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Post by benderca » February 22nd, 2018, 6:44 am

NemoR wrote:
February 21st, 2018, 7:39 am
linny wrote:
February 21st, 2018, 6:31 am
Nemo, final section is ready for PL. There may be a few stage directions in the first segment which are more distracting than helpful. Let me know what you think. If needed, it's easily edited.
Thanks Linny!

I see what you mean about the stage directions. There are a lot that come in a very short space and while most add to the story, I do think a few could be cut out. Your call, but here would be my suggestions as the actors pretty much captured the feel in their readings ...

Effusively - 1:10
Surprised - 1:19
Coyly - 1:30
Burst Out - 1:32
I would like to make some suggestions for some stage direction removals -- it kind of interrupts the mood.

I think the following could easily be removed (I think the voices convey these directions):

0:42 shyly
0:52 regretfully
0:59 mysteriously
1:03 nervously
1:16 absently
1:35 horrified
1:48 tragically
1:56 bewildered
2:40 terrified
4:13 overcome

5:42 indignantly
6:16 laughs (I laugh here)
6:23 uncomfortably
6:49 shortly
7:24 earnestly
7:30 desperately

Would it be possible to remove them?

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Post by linny » February 22nd, 2018, 8:01 am

Hi TJ,
Since Anna may already be processing the files for catalog and Nemo was fine with the other directions I think it's best to leave them. They are common in the other sketches and removing too many of them may actually sound strange when listening to the entire project.


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Post by lezer » March 4th, 2018, 2:39 am

Sorry everyone, I was distracted by some things in my life, and haven't been around for some time. I'm back now, and will be trying to catch up over the next few days. Will work on cataloguing this today.
My apologies for the delay
Anna

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