Doses of concentrated thrills and pure, raw excitement are delivered directly on the heels of the most explosive musical theme in radio - a crashing rendition of Mussorgsky's "Night On Bald Mountain". Produced and directed by William N. Robson, Norman MacDonnell, and Antony Ellis - and featuring stories by Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce, and more - Escape is capable of chilling spines as expertly as it accelerates heartbeats.
Through nail-biting espionage thrillers and desperate tales of survival, through stories of science fiction and the supernatural, through clashes on the battlefield and clashes against the terrifying power of nature (and all her creatures), you are thrust into extraordinary circumstances from which there is no…Escape!
Vincent Price, Jack Webb, William Conrad, Frank Lovejoy, Joan Banks, John Dehner, and many of the greatest radio voices are featured in 20 digitally restored and remastered episodes of this pulse-pounding program.
Episodes include: "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge", 12-10-47; "Confession", 12-31-47; "Papa Benjamin", 01-21-48; "She", 07-11-48; "Habit", 07-18-48; "The Drums of the Fore and Aft", 07-14-49; "Second-Class Passenger", 07-28-49; "Command", 12-06-49; "Border Town", 12-13-49; "Present Tense", 01-31-50; "Three Skeleton Key", 03-17-50; "Pass to Berlin", 05-19-50; "Serenade for a Cobra", 06-16-50; "Earth Abides, Part 1", 11-05-50; "Earth Abides, Part 2", 11-12-50; "This Side of Nowhere", 12-03-50; "A Bullet for Mr. Smith", 01-14-51; "Lily and the Colonel", 05-03-53; "The Far-Away Island", 06-21-53; and "Flood on the Goodwin", 07-24-54.
What members say
- Ms. E. Morgan
A good, varied selection of stories. Only let down
Where does Escape! Classics rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
What did you like best about this story?
Did the narrators do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?
Variable, recordings were a bit dated
Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
Any additional comments?
A good, varied selection of stories. Only let down by dated recordings
kindle fire is worthless
What disappointed you about Escape! Classics?
would love to listen to this if it would actually download onto my kindle
What was most disappointing about Rudyard Kipling and Ambrose Bierce ’s story?
how terrible kindle is
How could the performance have been better?
if you actually.let me download what I paid for
What character would you cut from Escape! Classics?
Any additional comments?
dont bother with kindle or audible