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Alec Guinness reads from the writings of Jonathan Swift [sound recording].

Author/Creator:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. , Performer
Standardized Title:
Gulliver's travels. Selections
Other Title:
Title on container: Alec Guinness reading passages from Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels"
Publication:
[New York City] : MGM Records, [1957]
Series:
Arcady series
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.
Subjects:
Recitations.
Fiction -- 17th century.
Fiction -- 18th century.
Poetry -- 17th century.
Poetry -- 18th century.
Fiction
Poetry
Recitations.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Gulliver's Travels. A voyage to Lilliput (first excerpt) ; A voyage to Lilliput (second excerpt) ; A voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms
A meditation upon a broomstick
Resolutions when I come to be old
A modest proposal
Directions to servants, in particular to the cook
Verses on the death of Doctor Swift.
Participant:
Read by Alec Guinness.
Alec Guinness.
Credits:
Produced under the direction of Jean Stein.
Notes:
Reading of selected passages from Swift's works.
Recorded 1957?
Program notes on container.
Local notes:
Purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2009.
Penn Provenance:
Denison, Geoffrey (former owner)
Penn Chronology:
1957
Contributor:
Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000. , Performer
Geoffrey Denison Gulliver's Travels Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Poems. Selections.
OCLC:
29072095
Publisher Number:
E3620 ARC MGM Records
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