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Once in a Lifetime

George S. Kaufman

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Description:

It’s 1929 as The Jazz Singer hits the silver screen and the talkies promise to change movies forever. Enter three down-and-out vaudevillians who hatch a hare-brained scheme to “make it big” in Tinsel Town. Their plan? To open a voice academy for the witless stars of silent movies. The only things standing in their way are ditzy starlets and power-hungry movie moguls. Starring Ed Asner and directed by Moss Hart’s son, this is top-of-the-bill screwball comedy and Kaufman and Hart genius at its very best An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Caroline Aaron as Helen Hobart and Miss Chasen Edward Asner as Herman Glogauer Jen Dede as Susan Walker Jeanie Hackett as Mrs. Walker and Miss Leighton David Kaufman as George Lewis Katharine Leonard as Florabel Leigh and Bridesmaid #2 Joe Liss as Ernest and others Kellie Matteson as Phyllis Fontaine and Bridesmaid #1; Jon Matthews as Rudolph Kammerling and others Sarah Rafferty as May Daniels Jonathan Silverman as Jerry Hyland Steve Vinovich as Lawrence Vail and others Directed by Christopher Hart. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Moss Hart, Christopher Hart, Ed Asner, Full Cast

Length:

2h


Chapters

Free Sample

04:50

Introduction
Introduction

01:04


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:51


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:20


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:10


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:25


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:28


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:50


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:00


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:15


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:24


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:48


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:52


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:12


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:55


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:47


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

02:46


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

01:43