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The Literary License Podcast

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We compare the Book to the Screen and Everything Inbetween

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Season 3: Episode 122 - Edgar Allen Poe's Oblong Box (1844) The Oblong Box (1969)

EShort Story: The Oblong Box (1844) Film: The Oblong Box (1969) The 1969 British horror film is directed by Gordon Hessler and starring Vincent Price and Christopher Lee. This is the first film that stars together these two icons. ​ Initially as a follow-up from the team that brought Michael Reeves and Vincent Price together for the Witchfinder General, Reeves became ill and Hessler stepped in to take over direction making some changes within the script. ​ Set as a satire of the detective story, Poe deliversthrough the narrator's grotesque misinterpretations, a clever satiric version of the detective hero. ​ Although the film was a box office success, it is known as one of the lesser Poe projects released around this time. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio Opening Credits; Introduction (1.32);Story Geeks – What to Watch This Week (02.14); Forming the Plot (5.39); Film Trailer (24.29); Time Slingers Book Release – Death of a Bounty of Hunter (27.18); Lights, Camera, Action (28.52); Epilogue (49.41); End Credits (52.59); Closing Credits (1:02.13) Opening Credits– thanking Purple Planet Music for our fantastic Opening Credits. Closing Credits – No More Words – Berlin – taken from the album Love Life – copyright 1984 Geffin Records All rights reserved. Available through Amazon

67 MIN2 d ago
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Season 3: Episode 122 - Edgar Allen Poe's Oblong Box (1844) The Oblong Box (1969)

Season 3: Episode 121 - The Mary OLeary Interview - My Friendship with Jonathan Frid

ESeven-timeDaytimeEmmy winnerMARY O'LEARYis aformer producer ofthedaytime television dramas,The Young &The Restless,General Hospital,One Life To Live, Another WorldandGuiding Light.She also had a close and personal relationship with Jonathan Frid. She discusses her friendship and working relationship with the one and only Jonathan Frid who has left a lasting mark on all fans of Dark Shadows. He was an incredible talent and further more and incredible person that is sorely missed. We are honoured to present Mary O'Leary who reminisces with us about knowing this fantastic actor and person. Opening Credits - Barnabas Theme by The First Theremin Era Closing Credits - Barnabas - The Vampire State Building All Rights Reserved Used with Full Permission. Songs available through Amazon.

102 MIN1 w ago
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Season 3: Episode 121 - The Mary OLeary Interview - My Friendship with Jonathan Frid

Season 3: Episode 120 - Dark Shadows Episodes 310 - 330

EDark Shadows - September 1967 Episode 310 - 330 ​ David becomes trapped in the mausoleum. Sarah appears to Willie and Dr Woodward claims that Sarah's doll is over 150 years old. David's life is in danger. Victoria becomes afraid of the past. Barnabas frames Willie whilst David is attacked by a large bat. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-geeks/id1120739105 or https://thestorygeeks.org/ or https://tunein.com/podcasts/Fantasy--Science-Fiction-Podcasts/The-Story-Geeks-p1158612/ Opening Credits; Introduction (1.05); Story Geek Videos To Watch From Home (1.41); Out of the Shadows (5.20); Into The Shadows (18.31); DBH Book (28.29); Shedding Some Light (30.39); Character Breaks (1:24.29); Morning Has Broken (1:30.13); Tune In Next Time (1:38.52); Closing Credits (1:39.41) Opening Credits – Dark Shadows Theme – by Robert Cobert Closing Credits – Praise the L...

102 MIN1 w ago
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Season 3: Episode 120 - Dark Shadows Episodes 310 - 330

Season 3: Episode 119 - The Vanishing (1988)

EThe Vanishing (1988) This Dutch thriller film directed by George Sluizer and based on the book The Golden Egg by Tim Krabbe, follows a man who searches obsessively for his girlfriend following her disappearance at a rest stop. ​ The film stars Bernard-Pieere Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets and Johanna ter Steege. ​ The film was put forward for an Oscar but as it was a Dutch film with too much French dialogue it was disqualified despite winning numerous awards upon its release around theworld. ​ The film was adapted into a radio play for the BBC and was remade for the American audience using the same title starring Sandra Bollocks, Keifer Sutherland, Jeff Bridges and Nancy Travis. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio Opening Credits; Introduction – Rose and Thorn of the Week (.49);Story Geek Segment (3.51); Forming the Plot (6.27); Film Trailer (07.31); DBD – Book Release...

44 MIN2 w ago
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Season 3: Episode 119 - The Vanishing (1988)

Season 3: Episode 118 - Hard Candy (2004) / Ex Machnia (2014)

EHard Candy​ (2005) ​ Directed by David Slade and written by Brian Nelson. The American thriller focuses on a 14 year old female vigilante's trapping and torture of a man whom she suspects of being a sexual predator. ​ The film stars Ellen Page, Patrick Wilson and Sandra Oh. ​ The film inspiration came from a 20/20 story about a Japanese girl who would lure older businessmen to a location with a promise of meaningful conversation, only to mug and assaultthe men with a gang of other girls. This is David Slade's directorial debut. ​ ​ Ex-Machina (2014) Written and in his directorial debut by Alex Garland, the film follows a programmer who is invited by his CEO to administer theTuring testto anintelligenthumanoid robot. ​ The film stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac. ​ The foundation forEx Machinawas laid when Garland was 11 or 12 years old, after he had done some basic coding and experimentation on a computer his parents had bought him and which he sometimes...

125 MIN3 w ago
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Season 3: Episode 118 - Hard Candy (2004) / Ex Machnia (2014)

Season 3: Episode 117 - Edgar Allen Poe - Premature Burial - (Short Story 1844) (Film 1962)

EShort Story: The Premature Burial (1844) Film: The Premature Burial (1962) Directed by Roger Corman and based on the short story of the same name, this would be the third film in the Corman - Poe cycle. ​ The film stars Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Alan Napier, Heather Angel and Richard Ney. The screenplay by Charles 97 Faces of Dr Lao) Beaumont and Ray (Mr Sardonicus) Russell. ​ The story centres around a man who has a fear of being buried alive. Interestingly enough, the film's assistant director is Frances Ford Coppola. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio We are joined by Rondo award winner of 2020 Rod Labbe. Opening Credits; Introduction (1.32);Story Geeks – What to Watch This Week (14.41); Forming the Plot (17.23); Film Trailer (51.54); Time Slingers Book Release – Death of a Bounty of Hunter (54.23); Lights, Camera, Action (56.51); Epilogue (1:42.19); End Credi...

119 MINJUN 6
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Season 3: Episode 117 - Edgar Allen Poe - Premature Burial - (Short Story 1844) (Film 1962)

Season 3: Episode 116 - Dark Shadows - eps 286 - 309

EDark Shadows - August 1967 Episode 287 - 309 ​ The mystery of Sarah becomes revealed. Dr Hoffman discovers Barnabas' secret and offers to find a cure. Burke and Victoria become engaged. Barnabas is seeking Sarah's ghost and Dr Hoffman's cure is not going well. Dark Shadows goes to colour. We are joined by special guest co-host Patrick McRae. He is a professional stage director of eighty productions, a voice actor, professional comic book author, and winner of the 2017 Rondo Award for Writer of the Year. You can find him at www.collinsporthistoricalsociety.com We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-geeks/id1120739105 or https://thestorygeeks.org/ or https://tunein.com/podcasts/Fantasy--Science-Fiction-Podcasts/The-Story-Geeks-p1158612/ Opening Credits; Introduction (1.05); Story Geek Videos To Watch From Home (12.17); Out of the Shadows (15.19); Into The Shad...

143 MINMAY 30
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Season 3: Episode 116 - Dark Shadows - eps 286 - 309

Season 3: Episode 115 - Dark Shadows - Adam Karlen Interview

EWe have a special interview with Adam Karlen, actor and producer and the son of the Emmy Award winning star of John Karlen. We discuss with Adam his father's career in Dark Shadows, classic 70's films and television series and his Emmy award winning role in Cagney and Lacey. We also learn about the man behind the actor and thanks to Adam who gives a stellar interview. We apologise for some of the sound qualities in the beginning of the interview as the hamster wheel is definitely spinning within the ether. Thank you for your patience.

78 MINMAY 24
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Season 3: Episode 115 - Dark Shadows - Adam Karlen Interview

Season 3: Episodes 114 - Dark Shadows - Episodes 266 - 286

EDark Shadows - July 1967 Episode 266 - 286 ​ Widow's Hill starts calling to Elizabeth to end it all. Elizabeth recalls what happened to Carolyn'sfather. Jason leaves Collingswood but finds himself embroiled in what is going on at the old house. Barnabas holds a party where the Collin's will dress as their ancestors. Josette's music box holds clues for Dr Hoffman about Maggie's condition. Dr Hoffman goes to Collingswood under cover. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-geeks/id1120739105 or https://thestorygeeks.org/ or https://tunein.com/podcasts/Fantasy--Science-Fiction-Podcasts/The-Story-Geeks-p1158612/ Opening Credits; Introduction (1.05); Story Geek Videos To Watch From Home (7.56) Out of the Shadows (11.29); Into The Shadows (32.49); Shedding Some Light (49.21); Character Breaks (1:49.51); Morning Has Broken (1:59.40); Tune In Next Time (2:06.39); Clo...

128 MINMAY 23
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Season 3: Episodes 114 - Dark Shadows - Episodes 266 - 286

Season 3: Episode 113 - Les Yeux Sans Visage aka Eyes Without A Face (1960)

ELes Yeux Sans Visage aka Eyes Without A Face (1960) Directed by Georges Franju, based on a book by Jean Redon. It tells the tale of a plastic surgeon who is determined to perform a face transplant on his daughter, who is disfigured after an auto crash. The film stars Pierre Brasseur and Alida Valli. The film is known for being aboutanguish... it isquieter mood than horror... more internal, more penetrating. It is horror in homeopathic doses. ​ The film is now considered a masterclass in post-modern horror with its direction and sense of mood. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio Opening Credits; Introduction – Rose and Thorn of the Week (.49);Story Geek Segment (7.10); Forming the Plot (9’27); Film Trailer (11.13) Lights, Camera, Action (17.18); Epilogue (47.08); End Credits (52.40); Closing Credits (53.48) Song Credits: Thank you from Purple Planet Music for our Op...

54 MINMAY 17
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Season 3: Episode 113 - Les Yeux Sans Visage aka Eyes Without A Face (1960)

Latest Episodes

Season 3: Episode 122 - Edgar Allen Poe's Oblong Box (1844) The Oblong Box (1969)

EShort Story: The Oblong Box (1844) Film: The Oblong Box (1969) The 1969 British horror film is directed by Gordon Hessler and starring Vincent Price and Christopher Lee. This is the first film that stars together these two icons. ​ Initially as a follow-up from the team that brought Michael Reeves and Vincent Price together for the Witchfinder General, Reeves became ill and Hessler stepped in to take over direction making some changes within the script. ​ Set as a satire of the detective story, Poe deliversthrough the narrator's grotesque misinterpretations, a clever satiric version of the detective hero. ​ Although the film was a box office success, it is known as one of the lesser Poe projects released around this time. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio Opening Credits; Introduction (1.32);Story Geeks – What to Watch This Week (02.14); Forming the Plot (5.39); Film Trailer (24.29); Time Slingers Book Release – Death of a Bounty of Hunter (27.18); Lights, Camera, Action (28.52); Epilogue (49.41); End Credits (52.59); Closing Credits (1:02.13) Opening Credits– thanking Purple Planet Music for our fantastic Opening Credits. Closing Credits – No More Words – Berlin – taken from the album Love Life – copyright 1984 Geffin Records All rights reserved. Available through Amazon

67 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Season 3: Episode 122 - Edgar Allen Poe's Oblong Box (1844) The Oblong Box (1969)

Season 3: Episode 121 - The Mary OLeary Interview - My Friendship with Jonathan Frid

ESeven-timeDaytimeEmmy winnerMARY O'LEARYis aformer producer ofthedaytime television dramas,The Young &The Restless,General Hospital,One Life To Live, Another WorldandGuiding Light.She also had a close and personal relationship with Jonathan Frid. She discusses her friendship and working relationship with the one and only Jonathan Frid who has left a lasting mark on all fans of Dark Shadows. He was an incredible talent and further more and incredible person that is sorely missed. We are honoured to present Mary O'Leary who reminisces with us about knowing this fantastic actor and person. Opening Credits - Barnabas Theme by The First Theremin Era Closing Credits - Barnabas - The Vampire State Building All Rights Reserved Used with Full Permission. Songs available through Amazon.

102 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Season 3: Episode 121 - The Mary OLeary Interview - My Friendship with Jonathan Frid

Season 3: Episode 120 - Dark Shadows Episodes 310 - 330

EDark Shadows - September 1967 Episode 310 - 330 ​ David becomes trapped in the mausoleum. Sarah appears to Willie and Dr Woodward claims that Sarah's doll is over 150 years old. David's life is in danger. Victoria becomes afraid of the past. Barnabas frames Willie whilst David is attacked by a large bat. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-geeks/id1120739105 or https://thestorygeeks.org/ or https://tunein.com/podcasts/Fantasy--Science-Fiction-Podcasts/The-Story-Geeks-p1158612/ Opening Credits; Introduction (1.05); Story Geek Videos To Watch From Home (1.41); Out of the Shadows (5.20); Into The Shadows (18.31); DBH Book (28.29); Shedding Some Light (30.39); Character Breaks (1:24.29); Morning Has Broken (1:30.13); Tune In Next Time (1:38.52); Closing Credits (1:39.41) Opening Credits – Dark Shadows Theme – by Robert Cobert Closing Credits – Praise the L...

102 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Season 3: Episode 120 - Dark Shadows Episodes 310 - 330

Season 3: Episode 119 - The Vanishing (1988)

EThe Vanishing (1988) This Dutch thriller film directed by George Sluizer and based on the book The Golden Egg by Tim Krabbe, follows a man who searches obsessively for his girlfriend following her disappearance at a rest stop. ​ The film stars Bernard-Pieere Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets and Johanna ter Steege. ​ The film was put forward for an Oscar but as it was a Dutch film with too much French dialogue it was disqualified despite winning numerous awards upon its release around theworld. ​ The film was adapted into a radio play for the BBC and was remade for the American audience using the same title starring Sandra Bollocks, Keifer Sutherland, Jeff Bridges and Nancy Travis. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio Opening Credits; Introduction – Rose and Thorn of the Week (.49);Story Geek Segment (3.51); Forming the Plot (6.27); Film Trailer (07.31); DBD – Book Release...

44 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Season 3: Episode 119 - The Vanishing (1988)

Season 3: Episode 118 - Hard Candy (2004) / Ex Machnia (2014)

EHard Candy​ (2005) ​ Directed by David Slade and written by Brian Nelson. The American thriller focuses on a 14 year old female vigilante's trapping and torture of a man whom she suspects of being a sexual predator. ​ The film stars Ellen Page, Patrick Wilson and Sandra Oh. ​ The film inspiration came from a 20/20 story about a Japanese girl who would lure older businessmen to a location with a promise of meaningful conversation, only to mug and assaultthe men with a gang of other girls. This is David Slade's directorial debut. ​ ​ Ex-Machina (2014) Written and in his directorial debut by Alex Garland, the film follows a programmer who is invited by his CEO to administer theTuring testto anintelligenthumanoid robot. ​ The film stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac. ​ The foundation forEx Machinawas laid when Garland was 11 or 12 years old, after he had done some basic coding and experimentation on a computer his parents had bought him and which he sometimes...

125 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Season 3: Episode 118 - Hard Candy (2004) / Ex Machnia (2014)

Season 3: Episode 117 - Edgar Allen Poe - Premature Burial - (Short Story 1844) (Film 1962)

EShort Story: The Premature Burial (1844) Film: The Premature Burial (1962) Directed by Roger Corman and based on the short story of the same name, this would be the third film in the Corman - Poe cycle. ​ The film stars Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Alan Napier, Heather Angel and Richard Ney. The screenplay by Charles 97 Faces of Dr Lao) Beaumont and Ray (Mr Sardonicus) Russell. ​ The story centres around a man who has a fear of being buried alive. Interestingly enough, the film's assistant director is Frances Ford Coppola. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio We are joined by Rondo award winner of 2020 Rod Labbe. Opening Credits; Introduction (1.32);Story Geeks – What to Watch This Week (14.41); Forming the Plot (17.23); Film Trailer (51.54); Time Slingers Book Release – Death of a Bounty of Hunter (54.23); Lights, Camera, Action (56.51); Epilogue (1:42.19); End Credi...

119 MINJUN 6
Comments
Season 3: Episode 117 - Edgar Allen Poe - Premature Burial - (Short Story 1844) (Film 1962)

Season 3: Episode 116 - Dark Shadows - eps 286 - 309

EDark Shadows - August 1967 Episode 287 - 309 ​ The mystery of Sarah becomes revealed. Dr Hoffman discovers Barnabas' secret and offers to find a cure. Burke and Victoria become engaged. Barnabas is seeking Sarah's ghost and Dr Hoffman's cure is not going well. Dark Shadows goes to colour. We are joined by special guest co-host Patrick McRae. He is a professional stage director of eighty productions, a voice actor, professional comic book author, and winner of the 2017 Rondo Award for Writer of the Year. You can find him at www.collinsporthistoricalsociety.com We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-geeks/id1120739105 or https://thestorygeeks.org/ or https://tunein.com/podcasts/Fantasy--Science-Fiction-Podcasts/The-Story-Geeks-p1158612/ Opening Credits; Introduction (1.05); Story Geek Videos To Watch From Home (12.17); Out of the Shadows (15.19); Into The Shad...

143 MINMAY 30
Comments
Season 3: Episode 116 - Dark Shadows - eps 286 - 309

Season 3: Episode 115 - Dark Shadows - Adam Karlen Interview

EWe have a special interview with Adam Karlen, actor and producer and the son of the Emmy Award winning star of John Karlen. We discuss with Adam his father's career in Dark Shadows, classic 70's films and television series and his Emmy award winning role in Cagney and Lacey. We also learn about the man behind the actor and thanks to Adam who gives a stellar interview. We apologise for some of the sound qualities in the beginning of the interview as the hamster wheel is definitely spinning within the ether. Thank you for your patience.

78 MINMAY 24
Comments
Season 3: Episode 115 - Dark Shadows - Adam Karlen Interview

Season 3: Episodes 114 - Dark Shadows - Episodes 266 - 286

EDark Shadows - July 1967 Episode 266 - 286 ​ Widow's Hill starts calling to Elizabeth to end it all. Elizabeth recalls what happened to Carolyn'sfather. Jason leaves Collingswood but finds himself embroiled in what is going on at the old house. Barnabas holds a party where the Collin's will dress as their ancestors. Josette's music box holds clues for Dr Hoffman about Maggie's condition. Dr Hoffman goes to Collingswood under cover. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-geeks/id1120739105 or https://thestorygeeks.org/ or https://tunein.com/podcasts/Fantasy--Science-Fiction-Podcasts/The-Story-Geeks-p1158612/ Opening Credits; Introduction (1.05); Story Geek Videos To Watch From Home (7.56) Out of the Shadows (11.29); Into The Shadows (32.49); Shedding Some Light (49.21); Character Breaks (1:49.51); Morning Has Broken (1:59.40); Tune In Next Time (2:06.39); Clo...

128 MINMAY 23
Comments
Season 3: Episodes 114 - Dark Shadows - Episodes 266 - 286

Season 3: Episode 113 - Les Yeux Sans Visage aka Eyes Without A Face (1960)

ELes Yeux Sans Visage aka Eyes Without A Face (1960) Directed by Georges Franju, based on a book by Jean Redon. It tells the tale of a plastic surgeon who is determined to perform a face transplant on his daughter, who is disfigured after an auto crash. The film stars Pierre Brasseur and Alida Valli. The film is known for being aboutanguish... it isquieter mood than horror... more internal, more penetrating. It is horror in homeopathic doses. ​ The film is now considered a masterclass in post-modern horror with its direction and sense of mood. We urge all our listeners to listen to this fantastic podcast – The Story Geeks available by clicking on this link: iTunes: or Website: or TuneIn Radio Opening Credits; Introduction – Rose and Thorn of the Week (.49);Story Geek Segment (7.10); Forming the Plot (9’27); Film Trailer (11.13) Lights, Camera, Action (17.18); Epilogue (47.08); End Credits (52.40); Closing Credits (53.48) Song Credits: Thank you from Purple Planet Music for our Op...

54 MINMAY 17
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Season 3: Episode 113 - Les Yeux Sans Visage aka Eyes Without A Face (1960)
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