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