-Film & TV
This is only a partial list of the many
commercially-available audio recordings and adaptations of Ray Bradbury's
books and short stories. of Bradbury's works appearing in audio
format. Because some publication dates are unknown, our attempt to list the
works in chronological order is only an approximation.
- The Martian Chronicles (1958) - 8
LPs. Read by Milton Mertz. American Printing House for the Blind.
- Burgess Meredith Read Ray Bradbury
(1962) - LP. Lively Arts.
- Sum and Substance (1963) - LP.
Interview with Ray Bradbury. Modern Learning Aids.
- The Martian Chronicles (1967) - 5
LPs. American Foundation for the Blind.
- Teaching Guide - "The Smile"
Dramatized (1969) - LP.
- Dimension X (197*) - Cassette.
Includes a Radio Dramatization of Ray Bradbury's story "Marionettes,
Inc." originally broadcast August 3, 1951. National Recording Company.
- Three Classic Stories (19**) -
Cassette. Includes a Radio Dramatization of Ray Bradbury's story "Zero
Hour" originally broadcast January 1, 1960. National Recording Company.
- The Illustrated Man (1975) - 2
Cassettes. Read by Bradbury.
- The Martian Chronicles (1977) - 2
Cassettes (235 minutes). Ray Bradbury reads selections from The Martian
Chronicles. Audio Partners. Reissued in 1985. Includes the following
- Rocket Summer
- "The Summer Night"
- "The Earth Man"
- "The Third Expedition"
- "The Settlers"
- "The Locusts"
- "Night Meeting"
- "The Silent Towns"
- "The Million Year Picnic"
13 (1984) - A series of audio dramas adapted from Bradbury's
stories. Material later re-released as Durkin Hayes Audio Paperbacks.
- The Martian Chronicles (1986) - 6
audio cassettes (7 hours 13 minutes). Unabridged. Read by Ray Bradbury.
Listening Library. Reissued in 1990, ISBN 0807229075
- Fantastic Tales of Ray Bradbury -
6 audio cassettes (4 hrs, 37 min.) Fourteen stories, read by Bradbury, including
"The Foghorn," "There Will Come Soft Rains," and "A
Sound of Thunder." Listening Library.
Stories of Ray Bradbury (1986) - 2 audio cassettes. Read by
- "Night Call, Collect"/"The
Ravine" (1987) Soundelux Publishing. (Probably a re-issue of these
- The Golden Apples of the Sun
(1988) - audio cassette. Read by Michael Prichard. Books on Tape, Inc.
- Green Shadows, White Whale (1992)
- 2 audio cassettes (3 hours). Read by Ray Bradbury. Abridgement by Lynn Lauber.
Random House Audio Books.
- William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy Read
Four Science Fiction Classics (1994) - 4 Cassettes (4 hours). Includes
"There Will Come Soft Rains" and "Usher II." Harper Collins.
- Ray Bradbury Himself (1992) - 4
audio cassettes (5 hours, 50 minutes). Read by Ray Bradbury. Collects earlier audio versions of The
Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man. Audio Partners Publishing
Corp. ISBN 0945353707.
- The Toynbee Convector (1989) -
Audio cassette (90 min.) Read by Bradbury. Random House Audio. Includes the
following selections from Bradbury's 1988 short story collection, The Toynbee
- "Bless Me Father, for I Have Sinned"
- "Come, and Bring Constance!"
- "By the Numbers!"
- "The Toynbee Convector"
- "One for His Lordship, and One for the
- Ray Bradbury: Tales of Fantasy
(1990) - Audio cassettes. Read by Bradbury.
- Durkin Hayes Audio Paperbacks (199*) -
Audio casette(s). Re-released episodes of the Bradbury
- From The Dust Returned
(2001) - Audio Cassettes. Unabridged. Read by John Glover. Harper Audio, ISBN
- Fahrenheit 451 (2001) - Audio CD.
Unabridged. Read by Ray Bradbury. Harper Audio, ISBN 0694526274
- Fahrenheit 451 (2001) - Audio
cassette. Abridged. Read by Ray Bradbury. Harper Audio, ISBN 0694526266
- Dark Carnival (2001) - CD. Not a
reading of the stories in Dark Carnival, but 50 minutes of Bradbury's commentary
on how he wrote the stories in his first published collection. A limited number
were created to promote the Gauntlet Press reissue of the book.