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Kinetophone Actor Audition (ca. 1913)

Recording of the voice audition of Frank Lenord from around 1913, including the reading of a letter as well as a short rendition of Hamlet’s ‘To be or not to be’ s…more

Morning on the Farm (1897)

A recording from the Library of Congress Berliner collection – the performer N.R. Wood imitates various animal sounds heard during the early morning, including sh…more