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Actor Grace Kelly presents actor/narrator Alexander Scourby with the American Foundation for the Blind's Certificate of Merit, March 4, 1956.

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Celebrity Narrators
Alexander Scourby (1913 - 1985), American actor

A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway, recorded 1941

King James Bible, recorded 1945

The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, recorded 1945

Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift, recorded 1958

War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy, recorded 1961

Les Miserables, Victor Hugo, recorded 1963

Civilization, Kenneth Clark, recorded 1971

Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter, recorded 1972

The Gift, Vladimir Nabokov, recorded 1978

Pope John Paul, Father Malinski, recorded 1980


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Celebrity Narrators
Maya Angelou (born 1928), American author and poet
Lloyd Bridges (1913 - 1988), American actor
Ossie Davis (1917 - 2005), American actor and playwright
Edna Ferber (1885 - 1968), American author and playwright
Eva LeGallienne (1899 - 1991), English actor and director
Thomas Mann (1875 - 1955), German author
Alexander Scourby (1913 - 1985), American actor
Piri Thomas (born 1928), Puerto Rican-Cuban American author and poet
Harry S.Truman (1884 - 1972), 33rd President of the United States of America


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