A Christmas Carol [Radio Spirits Version] (Dramatized)

  • by Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore
  • 0 hrs and 55 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

Orson Welles' dramatic anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air, infamous for its Halloween broadcast of The War of the Worlds, found a sponsor and became Campbell Playhouse in December 1938. The program continued to feature the charismatic and fiery Welles as both a host and an actor. The great Lionel Barrymore portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge in Campbell Playhouse's annual performance of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.


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Fun dramatization

This was great to listen to in the car on the long road trip to the relative's house on Christmas.
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- Serval

can't beat this old program for christmas!

If you could sum up A Christmas Carol [Radio Spirits Version] (Dramatized) in three words, what would they be?

vintage still works!

Which scene was your favorite?

the ending, where scrooge realises he is still alive and it is christmas morning.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

i loved hearing the voices of orson wells and lionel barrymore.

Any additional comments?

it's well worth buying and listening to, i plan to listen again. it's wonderful. the voices have such character, and it's unique.

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- sue

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-18-2007
  • Publisher: Radio Spirits, Inc.