MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR: FIRST PERSON SINGULAR:
TREASURE ISLAND
(RADIO)

Summary

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.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: July 18, 1938 Monday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R86:0024
  • GENRE: Radio - Drama
  • SUBJECT HEADING:
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - Radio series, 1938-1940
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

  • Orson Welles … Producer, Director, Writer, Produced, directed, and written by, Host
  • Robert Louis Stevenson … Based on the novel "Treasure Island" by
  • Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky … Theme composed by
  • Bernard Herrmann … Music Dir., Conductor
  • Dan Seymour … Announcer
  • Orson Welles … Cast, Long John Silver, Old Jim Hawkins
  • Arthur Anderson … Cast, Jim Hawkins
  • George Coulouris … Cast, Captain Smollett
  • Eustace Wyatt … Cast, the Squire Trelawney
  • Alfred Shirley … Cast, Blind Pew
  • Ray Collins … Cast, Ben Gunn
  • Agnes Moorehead … Cast, Mrs. Hawkins
  • William Alland … Cast
  • Stephen Fox … Cast
  • Richard Wilson … Cast
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