American Dream Players' History Bits

Series produced by Jane Hirsh

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Short, funny versions of stories from history.

Whether it's Hannibal crossing the Alps or the War of 1812, American Dream Players find ways to tell tales from history in concise funny (yet, somehow, factually correct) versions. Pieces generally run between eleven and eighteen minutes long, including music and other sound effects.

7 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: baby antelope, Credit: snappygoat free images
"Close One' is a tale of early California, a time when Mexico, indigenous tribes, and Americans were struggling to achieve dominance in the West.

  • Added: Jan 01, 2018
  • Length: 21:45
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American Dream Players present a short, comic history of a war we've more or less forgotten, the War of 1812. Fought on both land and sea, this wa...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 12:39
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Washington, Adams, Revere - names we still revere, but, of course, they were only human. "Patriots Unmasked" is American Dream Players' funny (ye...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 15:23
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Vivacious, young,staunchly Catholic Mary of Scotland - traits bound to arouse the jealous enmity of her cousin, Elizabeth the First of England - an...

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 16:30
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Why (and how and when) did Hannibal cross The Alps? Find out again with the American Dream Players short, funny (historically accurate) version.

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 13:39
Caption: Chief Pontiac with Council
The short, funny (but factually accurate) tale of the French and Indian War(s)

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 09:10
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The short, funny, (yet, factually accurate) life of William, the Conqueror

Bought by WOUB

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 11:12
  • Purchases: 1