NBC University Theatre took to the radio airwaves from 1948 to 1950 and featured adaptations of classic novels. Incorporated into college home-study courses (for example at the University of Louisville and Washington State College), the radio show adapted such classics as Don Quixote, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and Great Expectations. Above you can hear a dramatized version of Ernest Hemingway’s 1929 novel, A Farewell to Arms.
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