ORSON WELLES AND H. G. WELLS (RADIO)

Summary

A broadcast from station KTSA in San Antonio, Texas, in which H. G. Wells and Orson Welles appear together for the first time to discuss various issues of interest. They briefly discuss "The War of the Worlds" and Welles' new film "Citizen Kane," as well as a recent Russian production of "Hamlet." The two continue with a discussion of the effect of war on the arts, of totalitarianism vs. freedom, and of the recent changes in Russia. The talk ends with Wells mentioning his new book, "Babes in the Darkling Wood."

Details

  • NETWORK: KTSA-Radio/San Antonio, TX
  • DATE: October 28, 1940 Monday
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:26:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R76:0395
  • GENRE: Radio - Talk/Interviews
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Art and war
  • SERIES RUN: KTSA (San Antonio, TX) - Radio, 1940
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CREDITS

    • Charles Shaw … Host, Moderator
    • Orson Welles … Guest
    • H. G. Wells … Guest