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Mercury Theatre on the Air

Orson Welles

Before creating cinematic masterpieces like Citizen Kane, Orson Welles' established his creative credentials with The Mercury Theatre on the Air, an hour-long showcase which allowed him, producer John Houseman, musical director Bernard Hermann, and a close knit team of performers and technicians to broadcast innovative adaptations of both well known and obscure stories and programs that quickly set a new standard for dramatic radio production. Radio Archives is proud to offer an impressive collection containing ten immortal broadcasts of the series, just as originally aired in 1938, transferred directly from the highest quality master recordings and painstakingly restored for the best possible audio quality. ©2009 Radio Archives, LLC (P)2016 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Before creating cinematic masterpieces like Citizen Kane, Orson Welles' established his creative credentials with The Mercury Theatre on the Air, an hour-long showcase which allowed him, producer John Houseman, musical director Bernard Hermann, and a close knit team of performers and technicians to broadcast innovative adaptations of both well known and obscure stories and programs that quickly set a new standard for dramatic radio production. Radio Archives is proud to offer an impressive collection containing ten immortal broadcasts of the series, just as originally aired in 1938, transferred directly from the highest quality master recordings and painstakingly restored for the best possible audio quality. ©2009 Radio Archives, LLC (P)2016 Dreamscape Media, LLC
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Description:

Before creating cinematic masterpieces like Citizen Kane, Orson Welles' established his creative credentials with The Mercury Theatre on the Air, an hour-long showcase which allowed him, producer John Houseman, musical director Bernard Hermann, and a close knit team of performers and technicians to broadcast innovative adaptations of both well known and obscure stories and programs that quickly set a new standard for dramatic radio production. Radio Archives is proud to offer an impressive collection containing ten immortal broadcasts of the series, just as originally aired in 1938, transferred directly from the highest quality master recordings and painstakingly restored for the best possible audio quality. ©2009 Radio Archives, LLC (P)2016 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various, John Houseman, Full Cast

Length:

9h 53m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

59:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

59:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

59:26


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

59:33


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

59:33


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

59:27


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

59:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

59:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

59:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

59:15