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.More
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can't beat this old program for christmas!
vintage still works!
the ending, where scrooge realises he is still alive and it is christmas morning.
i loved hearing the voices of orson wells and lionel barrymore.
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.
- sue "life long beatles/lennon fan"