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  • GULF SCREEN GUILD THEATRE, THE: BETWEEN AMERICANS (RADIO)

    (December 07, 1941)

    One in this series of drama programs. In this radio play by Norman Corwin (aired only a few hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor), narrator Orson Welles describes what America means to Americans, and asks listeners to think about why the country is worth...

  • RUDY VALLEE PROGRAM, THE (RADIO)

    (January 16, 1941)

    One in this series of comedy variety programs hosted by Rudy Vallee. As Vallee introduces the show, series regular John Barrymore interrupts to argue comically that he, not special guest Orson Welles, should star in the show's comedy sketch, a spoof of hor...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: BROOME STAGES (RADIO)

    (February 04, 1940)

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Host Orson Welles introduces the play with a brief discussion of the history of the dramatic Broome family. The program opens as the renowned English actor Harry Broo...

  • OLD-TIME RADIO PROGRAMS {EPISODE #4}: THE SILHOUETTE: THE SILHOUETTE MEETS HIS REFLECTION (RADIO)

    (February 24, 1986)

    This program presents a spoof of the old-time radio program, "The Shadow." Joe Bevilacqua plays "The Silhouette," a man who has been framed for the murder of Senator Foster Charles Kane. The Silhouette, known as Lamont Cranberry, has the power to become in...

  • PHILCO HALL OF FAME: CHRISTMAS SHOW {BING CROSBY, ORSON WELLES, KING'S MEN & PAUL WHITEMAN ORCHESTRA} (RADIO)

    (December 24, 1944)

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  • HELLO AMERICANS: BRAZIL (RADIO)

    (November 15, 1942)

    One in a series of informative variety shows intended to introduce listeners to the peoples and cultures of South and Central America. Host Orson Welles introduces this show on Brazil, broadcast from Rio de Janeiro. Program highlights include the following...

  • MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR: FIRST PERSON SINGULAR: THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY (RADIO)

    (September 05, 1938)

    One in this dramatic anthology series -- featuring adaptations of well-known novels, plays, and films -- produced, directed, written, hosted, and performed by Orson Welles, with the Mercury Theatre Company. In his introduction, Welles explains that the end...

  • SUSPENSE: THE HITCHHIKER (RADIO)

    (September 02, 1942)

    One in this series of dramatic thrillers. This episode involves a man, played by Orson Welles, who encounters and ominous stranger during a cross-country drive. ...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: AH, WILDERNESS, PT. 2 (RADIO)

    (September 17, 1939)

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Orson Welles plays the fifteen-year-old Richard, who is hopelessly in love with the beautiful Muriel. ...

  • CAVALCADE OF AMERICA: ADMIRAL OF THE OCEAN SEA (RADIO)

    (October 12, 1942)

    One in this series of historical and patriotic dramas. This program, honoring Christopher Columbus, is based on Samuel Eliot Morison's book, "Admiral of the Ocean Sea," and is in the form of an extended monologue by Orson Welles, illustrated with brief dra...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: THE GREEN GODDESS (RADIO)

    (February 10, 1939)

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. In his introduction, Orson Welles describes playwright William Archer as a "formidable" Scottish drama critic who translated Ibsen's works and wrote a classical manual...

  • MERCURY SUMMER THEATRE ON THE AIR: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (RADIO)

    (June 07, 1946)

    One this limited dramatic series, an incarnation of "Mercury Theatre on the Air," featuring Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre Company in adaptations showcasing current and prospective Welles productions on Broadway, as well as literary classics. This pr...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: ALGIERS (RADIO)

    (October 08, 1939)

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Orson Welles introduces this program -- adapted from the Walter Wanger film "Algiers" -- by describing the native quarters of Algiers, the "sordid and dangerous" Casbah...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (RADIO)

    (January 28, 1940)

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Orson Welles introduces the program. In this comedy, heiress Ellie Andrews runs away from her father and winds up with only $4 on a cross-country bus with a cynical rep...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE, THE: PRIVATE LIVES (RADIO)

    (April 12, 1939)

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. This program features Orson Welles and Gertrude Lawrence in an adaptation of No?l Coward's "Private Lives." Elyot and Amanda's passionate, volatile marriage ended i...

  • THIS IS MY BEST: THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE (RADIO)

    (April 10, 1945)

    One in this series of drama programs. Orson Welles introduces the show, an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "The Master of Ballantrae." In 18th-century Scotland, Alison (Moorehead) loves Jamie (Welles), the Master of Ballantrae and heir...

  • INFORMATION PLEASE (RADIO)

    (September 18, 1942)

    One in this series of quiz programs in which listeners submit questions to a panel of experts. Money is paid to listeners whose questions are used, and more prizes are awarded to listeners whose questions stump the panel. Panelists on this program are seri...

  • LUX RADIO THEATRE: JANE EYRE (RADIO)

    (June 05, 1944)

    One in this dramatic anthology series which presents radio adaptations of motion pictures featuring Hollywood stars, often in roles they originated on screen. Producer and host Cecil B. DeMille introduces this program, based on the film version of Charlott...

  • CAVALCADE OF AMERICA: THE GREAT MAN VOTES (NO. 257) (RADIO)

    (December 15, 1941)

    One in this series of historical and patriotic dramas. This program, honoring the 150th anniversary of the Bill of Rights, features Orson Welles in an adaptation of the RKO film "The Great Man Votes." Welles also acts as host. In this drama, set "in any la...

  • LES MISERABLES, PT. 7 OF 7: THE FINAL EPISODE (RADIO)

    (September 03, 1937)

    Continued from R88:0217. The final episode in this series of seven programs featuring Orson Welles's dramatization of Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables." In this episode, Jean Valjean (Welles) reveals to his son-in-law Marius (Johnstone) that he is an es...