Camp Giant City

by Jenny Johnson

Camp Giant City
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 2
  • Last: 16 Jun 2016
An entertaining and old-timey radio drama about the young men of Company 696 of the Civil Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Stationed in Makanda, Illinois, this company along with others helped to build the breath-taking, historical landmark, Giant City State Park. Camp Giant City shows the endearing and indomitable spirit of rural folk hit hard by the Great Depression and tells the adventures of young men discovering the peaks and valleys of building and becoming part of a community. Produced, Recorded, Written, Sound Design, Mixed and Original Music by Jenny Johnson. Cast: Narrator: Loy Addington Lieutenant Frank Mulcaster : John Burpo Howard DeVille: Hugh DeNeal George Cobbel: Nathan Graham Buck Arthur: Alexander Pape Earl Dickey: Benjamin West Eddy Dickey: Greg Edwards Wayne Cartwright: Alex Kirt Lenny Staff: JP Rhea Makanda Country Store Commercial Male Announcer: Tobias Merriman Theme Music: "The Lonely Panther Wail" Written and performed by Jenny Johnson Makanda Country Store Jingle Vocals: Jenny Johnson Background music: "April Showers" by Gene Rodemich's Orchestra

Episodes (2)

  • Camp Giant City - Weekend Leave - Episode 2
    Camp Giant City - Weekend Leave - Episode 2
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    Published: 16 Jun 2016 Duration: 15:41
    Welcome back to Camp Giant City! After putting in some serious hard work around camp the boys of Company 696 are set loose into the town of Makanda for their first Weekend Leave. From bootlegging, to misunderstandings with the town folk, to... Read more →
    Welcome back to Camp Giant City! After putting in some serious hard work around camp the boys of Company 696 are set loose into the town of Makanda for their first Weekend Leave. From bootlegging, to misunderstandings with the town folk, to... Read more →

  • Camp Giant City - Panthers - Episode 1
    Camp Giant City - Panthers - Episode 1
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    Published: 11 Dec 2015 Duration: 15:55
    An entertaining and old-timey radio drama about the young men of Company 696 of the Civil Conservation Corps in the 1930's. Stationed in Makanda, Illinois, this company along with others helped to build the breath-taking, historical landmar... Read more →
    An entertaining and old-timey radio drama about the young men of Company 696 of the Civil Conservation Corps in the 1930's. Stationed in Makanda, Illinois, this company along with others helped to build the breath-taking, historical landmar... Read more →