1984 (Dramatized)

  • by George Orwell
  • Narrated by David Niven, The NBC University Theater
  • 0 hrs and 54 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

War Is Peace! Freedom Is Slavery! Ignorance Is Strength! Big Brother is watching and listening. Yep, we’re talking propaganda, the fabrication of “truth”, the outlawing of dissent, the distortion of reality, endless war… and of course, thought crime. No we’re not talking about the goings on on 2011, were talking about the 1949 NBC University Theater’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984. This production originally aired on August 27, 1949, but is available today for your listening enjoyment. This is the very first adaptation of 1984 and it stars David Niven!

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Customer Reviews

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Worth the buy, but get the unabridged book.

If you've never read the book this is a good taste of what's to come. The story really gets you thinking and it's well worth the buy. I'd still settle for the book though.
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- Stephanie

Noisy background

I did not enjoy this at all. It was so "noisy" that I turned it off almost immediately.
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- D&E "Young Lion"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-08-2011
  • Publisher: ABN