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1812 : The advance and retreat from Moscow, part 1

SUMMARY: "Saturday Evening" is a series that was broadcast from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.; usually in two parts, it consisted of plays, classical concerts, documentaries and talks. This episode is a documentary abou;t the Napoleonic invasion of Russia, as told by those who survived. This is part one of two.;

1812 : The advance and retreat from Moscow, part 2

SUMMARY: "Saturday Evening" is a series that was broadcast from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.; usually in two parts, it consisted of plays, classical concerts, documentaries and talks. This episode is a documentary abou;t the Napoleonic invasion of Russia, as told by those who survived. This is part two of two.;

A cab at the door : [episodes 1 - 10]

CALL NUMBER: T4329:0404 - 0408 SUMMARY: A reading of V.S. Pritchett's memoir "A Cab at the Door" by Edward Atienza. There are two episodes on each tape. See also T4329:0409.;

A child's guide to Spuzzum, 1955-04-[18?]

SUMMARY: A series of children's programs containing, among other things, a great number of nonsense verses about some of the more extraordinary place names in Canada, as well as other nonsense verse and prose.; The program is written and hosted by David Brock.

A day in the life of Robert Schumann

SUMMARY: "CBC Stage" was a series designed to introduce and encourage promising contemporary writers and actors, and to draw attention to other literary resources in the country through adaptations. The series; celebrated a quarter-century of broadcasting in 1969. This episode, "A Day In The Life Of Robert Schumann" by Goran Tunstrom, was adapted and translated by Otto Lowy.;

A delicate balance

SUMMARY: "Festival Theatre" was a CBC stereo monthly production devoted to the "best in radio drama". This epsisode presents a radio version of Edward Albee's stage play "A Delicate Balance", featuring Kate Reid, Peter Brockington, Doris Chilcott, Lillian Carlson, Joy Coghill and James Johnston.;

A handful of sugar cubes

SUMMARY: "Studio '71" was a series that presented avant-garde experimental theatre adapted from stage plays and short stories by new and established national and international writers. The series was first broadcast in the spring of 1969. This episode features actress Marti Maraden.;

A history of music in Canada : part 1

SUMMARY: "A History Of Music In Canada", a four-part series prepared by Dr. Harry Somers, provides witty, light-hearted programs that are entertaining as well as musically and historically informative. Prepared for Music - Elementary-Junior. The first episode begins by tracing early indigenous music, including examples of Inuit throat music, and early recordings of Canada's first peoples.;

A midsummer night's dream

CALL NUMBER: T4250:0041 item 01 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1947-06-29 SUMMARY: Program #29 -- possibly done in Toronto, but label reads "For use at UBC summer school".;

CALL NUMBER: T4250:0041 item 02 RECORDED: [location unknown], [194-] SUMMARY: An excerpt from a radio broadcast of the play by William Shakespeare; produced and directed by Andrew Allan, with an original score by Lucio Agostini.;

A month in the country

SUMMARY: "Festival Theatre" was a CBC stereo monthly production devoted to "the best in radio drama". This epsiode features "A Month in the Country" by Turgenev. T4329:0277 contains acts 1 and 2; T4329:0278, a;cts 3 and 4; and T4329:0279, act 5.;

A nice clean sheet of paper

SUMMARY: "Midweek Theatre" was a series of hour-long dramas which alternated between four CBC production centres in Winnipeg, Montreal, Halifax and Vancouver. The series began on December 2, 1964. [No episode ;description is available.];

A propos : voyage en Alsace

SUMMARY: "A Propos" is a French teaching aid aimed at helping students in grades 10-12. The entire broadcast is in French. Contemporary settings and contexts aid students in their use of vocabulary. This episo;de features a conversation between friends about a trip to Strasbourg, in the Alsace region of France.

A quest for peace : program 2

SUMMARY: "A Quest For Peace" is a series that examines the work and evolution of the United Nations. Prepared for Social Studies - Grades 10 - 12. This episode, "A Quest For Peace - Program Two" looks at the ;United Nations in operation today, against the background of its headquarters in New York.;

A recital of songs by Elliot Weisgarber

SUMMARY: Soprano Audrey Borschel performs a program of songs by the Vancouver composer Elliot Weisgarber, accompanied on piano by Robert Rogers. The works featured include selections from "Eight Songs" (1952); "Seven Poems by Robinson Jeffers" (1972, revised 1980); "English Lyrics: Book 1" (1981); and "Omnia Exeunt in Misterium" (1943, 1946, 1976 and 1981).;

A refrigerator full of dreams : [episode 1] : Corned beef on rye

SUMMARY: This program, from Vancouver, is part one of a three-part thriller by Laurence Gough. A police officer is given a top secret job by his partner. The officer and his partner see a drug dealer they are ;guarding shot by an unknown sniper. Later that night, the officer's partner is murdered, and the officer is suspected of murder.;

A refrigerator full of dreams : [episode 2] : A quart jar of Polish pickles

SUMMARY: This program, from Vancouver, is part two of a three-part thriller by Laurence Gough. A police officer is given a top secret job by his partner. The officer and his partner see a drug dealer they are ;guarding shot by an unknown sniper. Later that night, the officer's partner is murdered, and the officer is suspected of murder. In this episode, the officer in interrogated and is dismissed from the; force. The officer decides to conduct his own investigation. He ends up trapped in a phone booth with a hired killer outside.;

A strange manuscript found in a copper cylinder

SUMMARY: "CBC Stage" was a series designed to introduce and encourage promising contemporary writers and actors, and to draw attention to other literary resources in the country through adaptations. The series; celebrated a quarter-century of broadcasting in 1969. This episode, "A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder", is based on the 19th-century Canadian science-fiction novel by James de Mille, f;irst published in 1888, adapted by British Columbia writer Crawford Killian.;

A summer job

SUMMARY: "Studio '72" was a radio series that presented avant-garde experimental theatre adapted from stage plays and short stories by new and established national and international writers. The CBC Times prov;ides the following description "[Studio '72] is in rather free workshop style, employing fairly modern techniques and improvisations which lend themselves well to interesting voice and sound productio;n". The series was first broadcast in the spring of 1969. This episode is "A Summer Job", a play by Peter Hay that focuses on a university student's summer job in security for the government. The summ;er job involves "softening up" customers for government interrogation. Actors include Neil Dainard, Hagan Beggs, and John Juliani.;

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