The Mind's Eye (radio company)

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The Mind's Eye was a theater company which produced dramatized radio adaptations of various written works, most notably the 1979 National Public Radio broadcast of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and in 1980, The Hobbit. Its works have been distributed by Jabberwocky, Soundelux, and Highbridge Audio. Prominent players include Bernard Mayes, Erik Bauersfeld, John Vickery, Lou Bliss, Gail Chugg, Tom Luce, Ray Reinhardt, James Arrington, Pat Franklyn, Wanda McCaddon, Rick Cimino, Joe Gostanian, John Joss, Karen Hurley, Kevin Gardiner, Darryl Ferreira, and Carl Hague.

List of Mind's Eye productions[edit]

Many of the productions were adapted and directed by Bob Lewis, and include:

  1. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1972)
  2. Alice Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (1972)
  3. Beauty and the Beast by Mme. De Villeneuve (1975)
  4. The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky by Stephen Crane (1972)
  5. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe
  6. The Celebrated Jumping Frog by Mark Twain (1972)
  7. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (1972)
  8. Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  9. Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stephenson (1973)
  10. The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
  11. The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe
  12. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  13. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1975)
  14. Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  15. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells (1983)
  16. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (1972)
  17. The Light Princess by George MacDonald (1979)
  18. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle (1974)
  19. Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  20. Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  21. My Kinsman, Major Molineux by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  22. Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
  23. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells (1973)
  24. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1972)
  25. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1979)
  26. The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  27. Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  28. Aladdin by Antoine Galland (1974) with James Arrington as Aladdin, Beverlee Cochrane as Scheherezade, Lynn Preisler as the Mother, Joe Hughes as the Sultan, and Joe Gostanian as the Vizier
  29. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
  30. The Odyssey by Homer (1977)