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  • HERALD TRIBUNE FORUM {EXCERPT} (RADIO) : October 18, 1944

    An excerpt from one in this series of political debates and discussion on current affairs presented by the New York Herald Tribune. In this segment, Orson Welles campaigns for President Franklin D. Roosevelt with a speech entitled "False Issues and the Ame...

  • MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR: FIRST PERSON SINGULAR: TREASURE ISLAND (RADIO) : July 18, 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. ...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: CRAIG'S WIFE (RADIO): March 10, 1940

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. This episode, hosted by Orson Welles, features George Kellys Pulitzer-Prize-winning play about the relationship between an overly idealistic man and his controlling w...

  • LES MISERABLES, PT. 5 OF 7: THE GRAVE (RADIO) : August 20, 1937

    Continued from R88:0215. The fifth in this series of seven programs featuring Orson Welles's dramatization of Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables." In this episode, set in France in the early 1800s, Jean Valjean (Welles) and his adopted daughter Cosette (L...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, PT. 1 (RADIO): December 23, 1938

    Part one of two. One in this series of dramas featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Orson Welles plays Scrooge in this adaptation of "A Christmas Carol," the classic Charles Dickens tale of a miser who learns the true meaning of Christmas...

  • LUX RADIO THEATRE: A TALE OF TWO CITIES (RADIO): March 26, 1945

    One in this dramatic anthology series which presents radio adaptations of motion pictures featuring Hollywood stars, often in roles they originated on screen. Host Frank Craven introduces this show, which is based on the movie version of Charles Dickens's ...

  • MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR: FIRST PERSON SINGULAR: TREASURE ISLAND (RADIO) : July 18, 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. This play is a dramatization of Robert Louis Ste...

  • LES MISERABLES, PT. 4 OF 7: COSETTE (RADIO) : August 13, 1937

    Continued from R88:0214. The fourth in this series of seven programs featuring Orson Welles's dramatization of Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables." In this episode, set in 1823, Jean Valjean (Welles), sentenced for life to labor in a galley, is believed d...

  • JACK BENNY PROGRAM FOR GRAPE-NUTS AND GRAPE-NUTS FLAKES, THE (RADIO) : April 11, 1943

    One in this series of comedy/variety shows hosted by Jack Benny. This program marks Benny's return to the series after a long illness. Set on the actual day of the show, the program features Benny, still home recuperating, determined to resume his role a...

  • LES MISERABLES, PT. 3 OF 7: THE TRIAL (RADIO) : August 06, 1937

    Continued from R88:0213. The third in this series of seven programs featuring Orson Welles's dramatization of Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables." In this episode, set in the early 1800s, police inspector Javert (Gabel) asks Madeleine (Welles), the mayor ...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO (RADIO) : October 01, 1939

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Orson Welles introduces this adaptation of Alexandre Dumas's classic novel, with remarks about the lives and literary careers of Dumas pere and fils. This play concer...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD, PT. 2 (RADIO): November 12, 1939

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Part two of this version of the famous mystery story by Agatha Christie. Orson Welles stars as James Shepherd, physician in the little town of Kings Abbott. Shepherd na...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD, PT. 1 (RADIO): November 12, 1939

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Part one of this version of the famous mystery story by Agatha Christie. Orson Welles stars as James Shepherd, physician in the little town of Kings Abbott. Shepherd na...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN (RADIO): February 11, 1940

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Orson Welles introduces the show. In this drama, farmer Longfellow Deeds moves to New York City after inheriting $20 million from an uncle he never met. The trusting De...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, PT. 2 (RADIO): December 23, 1938

    Continued from R87:0478. Part two of two. One in this series of dramas featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. Orson Welles plays Scrooge in this adaptation of "A Christmas Carol," the classic Charles Dickens tale of a miser who learns the ...

  • THIS IS MY BEST: SNOW WHITE (RADIO): March 27, 1945

    One in this series of drama programs. In this show, Orson Welles narrates the classic fairy tale about Snow White (Jane Powell), the beautiful princess who suffers at the hands of her evil, jealous stepmother, goes to live in the forest with the Seven Dwar...

  • MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR: FIRST PERSON SINGULAR: DRACULA {PREMIERE} (RADIO) : July 11, 1938

    The premiere of 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. This adaptation of Bram Stoker's classi...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (RADIO) : February 25, 1940

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. This drama concerns a group of airplane pilots who deliver mail on a dangerous route to and from an isolated South American town. Bonnie Lee is a stage performer who ...

  • CEILING UNLIMITED: GREMLINS (RADIO) : December 21, 1942

    One in this series of informative patriotic dramas about aviation featuring Orson Welles and sponsored by the makers of Lockheed and Vega aircraft. In this whimsical episode, a group of air force officers meet to discuss their difficulties with gremlins, m...

  • CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: VICTORIA REGINA (RADIO): June 02, 1939

    One in this weekly drama series featuring adaptations of popular and literary classics. In his introduction, Welles praises Helen Hayes's performance on Broadway as Queen Victoria, which she reprises in this program, and discusses Queen Victoria's influenc...