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A presentation given at the International Henry James Seminar at Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey, looking at the conventions that shaped American radio drama of the 1940s, with particular reference to Henry James.

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  1. 1. Henry James on Old-Time American RadioLaurence RawBaşkent University, Ankara,Turkey
  2. 2. The Turn of the Screw, FavoriteStory, ABC, 17 Sep. 1949
  3. 3. Portrait of a Lady 2 Oct.1949Daisy Miller 17 Jan. 1951NBC University Theaterof the Air
  4. 4. Radio DramaSoundscapes
  5. 5. Actors’ distance frommicrophoneMusic as a dramaticparticipant
  6. 6. Colman close tomicrophone -reassuringTchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet–pastiche thememusicHenry James’eerie tale of theGoverness
  7. 7. Radio Drama AnthologyFormats
  8. 8. Musical Links Between Scenesfrom a Live Radio Orchestra
  9. 9. Traded on Colman’s ScreenPersonality as a RomanticHero and Matinée Idol
  10. 10. Douglas isplayed byColman,setting theromantictone of theprogram
  11. 11. Augmented bydramatic music…
  12. 12. And ahappyending …(not in theJamesstory)
  13. 13. Reassurance
  14. 14. NBC University Theater of the AirVEducation Entertainment
  15. 15. 900 pages ofThe Portraitof the Lady58 minute slot
  16. 16. A young woman entrapped in a marriage from whichshe cannot escape
  17. 17. With MusicalInterludes
  18. 18. and a scholarly filling
  19. 19. Written,rehearsed,broadcastin 5 DAYS(1951) 22minuteslong
  20. 20. … a familiar tale ofunrequited love …
  21. 21. and death …
  22. 22. Some Thoughts On Radio

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