90272: Pacific Palisades Annexing the Palisades

Written by: Alex Goldberg
Directed By: Ann Noble
Episode Available: November 12, 2020

Talented craftsman Joseph Kurtz arrives at the palatial Murphy Ranch ready to carve an ornate balustrade for the estate’s magnificent staircase, but the job turns out to be much more complicated than he realized. Set in 1939 and based on a true story, this is a chilling piece of LA’s hidden history.


* This podcast was recorded under a SAG-AFTRA Collective Bargaining Agreement


Series Host – Ramón de Ocampo
Audio Producer, Sound Designer, and Foley Artist – Jeff Gardner
Original Music – Ellen Mandel
Audio Editing – Adam Macias
Dramaturg – Ryan McRee

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90272: Pacific Palisades


Nike Doukas*

Winona Stephens/2016 Radio Voice

Harry Groener*

Norman Stephens/1940s Radio Voice

Adrian LaTourelle*

Joseph Kurtz/1970s Radio Voice

Production Team

Ann Noble


Alex Goldberg

*member, Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S. This production is presented under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Los Angeles Membership Company Rule

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