• Mercury Theatre: The War of the Worlds - October 30, 1938

  • By: Orson Welles
  • Narrated by: Orson Welles
  • Length: 51 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Release date: 02-11-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ABN
  • 4.7 (29 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The Mercury Theatre on the Air, a radio series created by Orson Welles, presented adaptations of classic literary works. These were performed by actors from Welles' celebrated Mercury Theatre repertory company, with music composed or arranged by Bernard Herrmann. The series ran from July to December 1938, after which the title was changed to The Campbell Playhouse.
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By JB on 01-03-18

Great but....

I really love these radio plays, this one was slightly different as it was short stories. They are great but end abruptly which feels like it leaves you hanging.

You can't beat Orson Welles voice though!

Wish the music could be edited out!

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By robert on 09-05-17

A true classic

If you only have an hour to yourself listen to this. It is a joy.

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