Special Effects Liven Up Action Figures

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Andrejz Jones

Andrejz Jones has imaginary action figures in his head, and then makes his own sound effects for them as they fight. hide caption

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Listener Andrejz Jones, 8, of Brooklyn, N.Y., contributes his vocal sound effects that he uses to accompany his action-hero stories he imagines. He does an especially good version of "Batman's Cape Unfurling."


Watch enough television and movies and you find that certain gestures by actors call for certain sounds. One of our younger listeners has absorbed these cues. He offers this contribution to our series SoundClips.

Mr. ANDREZJ JONES: My name is Andrezj Jones. I am eight years old. I live in Brooklyn. I have imaginary action figures in my head. I make sound effects of them fighting against each other. This is a punch.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is a kick.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is Batman's cape opening up.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is Batman jumping and kicking.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is Batman's boomerang.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is a gun shooting at a superhero.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is Mighty Mask and his lightning.

(Soundbite of noise.)

Mr. JONES: This is Batman spinning with his cape.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is the sound of Flash running.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: This is Spiderman shooting his web.

(Soundbite of noise)

Mr. JONES: And that's the end.

BLOCK: That's eight-year-old Andrezj Jones of Brooklyn, New York with his sound clip. Noises, whistles, bangs, toots, plunks and other sounds that color your life, we want to hear about them. More information about SoundClips and how you can participate are at NPR.org.

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