Friday, August 31, 2012

Journey #43 - The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde

The selfish giant want his grand garden all to himself.

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Oscar Wilde, born on Oct 16, 1854 in Dublin, Ireland, is a well-known, journalist, writer, playwright and poet.   After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Among his most notable works are his plays The Importance of Being Earnest and An Ideal Husband, and his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. He is also widely known for his satirical witticisms.
Cast of characters:
Kelley Latham as Narrator
Nicole Latham as the happy child
Marshal Latham as the giant
Megan Latham as Spring
Parker Latham as the answering child
Robbie Latham as the loved little boy

Music used in this production:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G (Movement I), Minima, Oppressive Gloom, Arcadia, and Virtutes Vocis by Kevin MacLeod

Related Links:
Oscar Wilde, moralist - Washington Times article
Wilde On... in Vaticano? - article by Catholic blogger Rocco Palmo
Lyrics to "A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief"

Several sound effects were found at

Theme music: Liberator by Man In Space.

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