Aladdin - Read by Ed Herlihy - Music by Norman Leyden - Childrens 78 RPM
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Aladdin / as told by Ed Herlihy ;
Adapted by Martin Weldon
Music Composed and Conducted by Norman Leyden ;
produced by Steven R. Carlin + Martin Weldon
Aladdin - Read by Ed Herlihy - Music by Norman Leyden pt 1
Aladdin - Read by Ed Herlihy - Music by Norman Leyden pt 2
Ed Herlihy was educated at Boston College, graduating in 1932, he gained his first radio job in his hometown, at Boston's WLOE. When he was hired by NBC in 1935, he decamped for New York, along with his friend, fellow Boston announcer Frank Gallop, who was hired by CBS. In their early days as network announcers, Herlihy and Gallop shared an apartment on West 45th Street.
He was immediately successful in network radio, at that time in its sharpest ascendancy. He was the announcer for many radio shows from the 1930s, to the 1950s, among them: America's Town Meeting, The Big Show, The Falcon, Mr. District Attorney, and Just Plain Bill. Herlihy became the host of the The Horn and Hardart Children's Hour on radio in 1948, remaining its announcer when the show went to television.
He continued his success in the new medium: his early television credits included Sid Caesar's hit Your Show of Shows and soap operas As the World Turns and All My Children. He was also the host of Recollections At 30, which was a special NBC Radio series created for the network's 30th birthday.
When he worked for Sid Caesar in the 1950s, Herlihy met Woody Allen, then a fledgling writer. Allen was so impressed with Herlihy's voice that he used him in several of his films in the 1980s, including Hannah and Her Sisters, Radio Days and Zelig;
his other film credits included Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy and Tim Burton's Pee-wee's Big Adventure.