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Halloween Novelty (OTR) - On a Country Road

icon On a Country Road is an Old Time Radio program from 1950, to replicate listening to a Radio show back in the old days this release does not display graphics during playback, there is also no need for any interaction with the controller - simply boot the CD, turn out the lights and step back in time.

The download contains a CD Image featuring the OTR broadcast On a Country Road along with Hello-Ogg by Thorsten Titze.

Radio Show Overview

A couple driving home at night decide to take a short cut to try and avoid the traffic and the approaching rain storm, a broadcast on the radio announces that an insane woman has escaped from a mental hospital. The rain comes, visibility is poor on the side road, and the gas tank is pointing to empty.

On a Country Road

Radio Show General Information

On a Country Road was episode number 403 of the Suspense radio show broadcasted on CBS Radio and sponsored by Autolite, the original air date for this episode was November 16th 1950. On a Country Road was written by Walter Bazzar, produced and directed by Elliott Lewis, the Music was composed by Lucien Moraweck and conducted by Lud Gluskin, the announcer for the show was Joseph Kearns.

Radio Show Cast of Characters

  • David - Cary Grant
  • Dorothy - Cathy Lewis
    • Supporting Cast
      • Jeannette Nolan
      • Larry Thor

Hello-Ogg

The Dreamcast homebrew test application Hello-Ogg was created by Thorsten Titze and included as an example along with the Ogg Vorbis Decoder Library (also by Thorsten Titze) distributed with KallistiOS. This release features the application edited to play an OGG-Vorbis file directly from the CD, the application is also edited to exclude ALL the original on screen text.

NOTE: the Hello-Ogg Vorbis example has two controller functions, pressing Y will restart the audio, pressing Start will quit the program (Dreamcast reboot required).

Credits

  • Hello-Ogg, SndOggVorbis Library for KOS: Thorsten Titze
  • LibOgg and LibVorbis: Xiph.org
  • KallistiOS: Cryptic Allusion Game Dev
  • Escape and Suspense!: Christine A. Miller's Blog
  • CD Image presented by: The DCEvolution Team

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