The Mercury Theatre on the Air, Vol. 1

CD - unabridged
(6 CDs)
Product Number: CX4833
Released: Nov 01, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781528845380
Publisher: W F Howes
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The Mercury Theatre was an independent repertory company founded in New York City in 1937 by Orson Welles and producer John Houseman, who is best known for his Oscar-winning performance as Professor Charles Kingsfield in the The Paper Chase. After a series of acclaimed stage productions, Welles and his Mercury Theatre were offered their own weekly hour-long radio program over the CBS radio network. Here, Welles - along with Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Joseph Cotten, Alice Frost, Martin Gabel, and others - presented powerful adaptations of literary classics with Bernard Herrman as composer and conductor.

Author(s): Hollywood 360
Original Publish Date: Nov 01, 2018

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Author(s): Hollywood 360
Product Number TCM2709
Released: Nov 01, 2018
Business Term: Multiuse 100 Circ
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781528845397

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"Considered by many critics as the finest dramatic hour on radio, The Mercury Theatre on the Air was without a sponsor until a single broadcast changed all that: The War of the Worlds. “So much fun to listen to!” GOODREADS REVIEWER"

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