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  • Orson Welles

    If you are a lover of old-time radio and a fan of Orson Welles, you won't want to miss this treasure chest of legendary Orson Welles radio broadcasts! With his flair for the sensational and innovative, Welles captured audiences' attention with his 1930s CBS weekly drama series The Mercury Theatre on the Air, later renamed The Campbell Playhouse, which featured hour-long dramatizations of classic books. His 1938 production, The War of the Worlds (an H. G. Wells adaptation) was especially memorable, as were many other productions, each featuring talented voices and actors. Tune into the master of entertainment and enjoy this collection of original Orson Welles recordings, including more than...read more

  • Orson Welles

    Back before television, a holiday season tradition in America was listening to A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens as performed on radio by Lionel Barrymore and narrated by Orson Welles with the Mercury Theatre group. The music was composed and conducted by the legendary Bernard...read more

  • Orson Welles

    Starring Orson Welles, Anges Moorehead, and Ray Collins, The Count of Monte Cristo is a tale of revenge and retribution. Edmond Dantès, a young, energetic sailor, is falsely accused of treason on his wedding day and incarcerated in the forbidding Château d'If. His escape and ultimate revenge on those who wronged him makes this one of the most thrilling stories in French literature, as compelling now as when it was first published in 1846. The Mercury Theatre on the Air, a show featuring the acclaimed New York drama company founded by Orson Welles and John Houseman. In its brief run, it featured an impressive array of talents, including Agnes Moorehead, Bernard Herrmann, and George...read more

  • Orson Welles

    Starring Orson Welles, Anges Moorehead, and Ray Collins, The Count of Monte Cristo is a tale of revenge and retribution. Edmond Dantès, a young, energetic sailor, is falsely accused of treason on his wedding day and incarcerated in the forbidding Château d'If. His escape and ultimate revenge on those who wronged him makes this one of the most thrilling stories in French literature, as compelling now as when it was first published in...read more

  • Orson Welles

    The original uncut Radio Broadcast. On the evening of October 30th, 1938, Earth went to war with Mars. Martians invaded New Jersey! Here is the famous panic-inducing broadcast that shook the world, starring Orson...read more

  • Orson Wells

    Im Jahr 1939 reist Kapitän Marlow zum letzten blinden Fleck dieser Erde. Er soll den verschollenen Elfenbeinhändler Kurtz suchen, der im 'Herz der Finsternis', am Ufer des Kongo, ein zügelloses Leben führt. Marlow reist immer tiefer in die Wildnis des afrikanischen Dschungels, dorthin, wo die vermeintliche Zivilisation des weißen Mannes zu bröckeln beginnt und sich das Böse offenbart. Conrads Meisterwerk diente nicht nur Francis Ford Coppola als Vorlage zu 'Apocalypse Now', bereits 1939 schrieb Welles dazu ein nie verfilmtes Drehbuch. Nun kann man diese Adaption als Hörspiel entdecken - ein imaginärer Film über die Abgründe des...read more