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Orson Welles had quite a career in radio, from his days as The Shadow and his Mercury Theatre On The Air, to the radio version of his Third Man character from the movie, and beyond. This podcast will replay his radio performances from his various series and guest appearances.

Orson Welles had quite a career in radio, from his days as The Shadow and his Mercury Theatre On The Air, to the radio version of his Third Man character from the movie, and beyond. This podcast will replay his radio performances from his various series and guest appearances.
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Orson Welles had quite a career in radio, from his days as The Shadow and his Mercury Theatre On The Air, to the radio version of his Third Man character from the movie, and beyond. This podcast will replay his radio performances from his various series and guest appearances.

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English


Episodes

The Things We Have by Campbell Playhouse

9/29/2018
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We hear again from The Campbell Playhouse for this installment of Orson Welles On The Air. This is the May 26, 1939 episode titled, The Things We Have. Download owota260

Duration:00:58:09

The Alphabet Islands by Hello, Americans

2/25/2018
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This episode of Orson Welles On The Air features The Alphabet Islands from Hello, Americans. It was first heard December 6, 1942. Download owota259

Duration:00:29:25

The Dark Enchantress by The Lives Of Harry Lime

1/6/2018
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear The Dark Enchantress from The Lives Of Harry Lime. This story was originally broadcast February 1, 1952. Download owota258

Duration:00:28:52

What’s What In Kilowatt by The Rudy Vallee Show

12/10/2017
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On this episode, Orson Welles guests on The Rudy Vallee Show for his May 8, 1941, broadcast titled, What’s What In Kilowatt. Download owota257

Duration:00:30:26

The Jack Handle by The Black Museum

11/12/2017
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We visit The Black Museum on this episode of Orson Welles On The Air. Here is The Jack Handle, their story from February 12, 1952. Download owota256

Duration:00:27:58

Hell On Ice by Mercury Theater On The Air

10/9/2017
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On this episode of Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear Hell On Ice. This broadcast of The Mercury Theater On The Air originally aired on October 10, 1938. Download owota255

Duration:01:00:09

Welles In For Benny on Grape Nuts Flakes Program

8/20/2017
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear from The Grape Nuts Flakes Program (Jack Benny Program) and one of the handful of times Welles hosted for an ailing Jack Benny. This episode aired March 28, 1943. Download owota254

Duration:00:29:47

Double Double Cross by Lives Of Harry Lime

8/7/2017
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We revisit The Lives Of Harry Lime for this episode of Orson Welles On The Air. This episode, The Double Double Cross, originally aired January 18, 1952. Download owota253

Duration:00:27:10

Lazarus Walks by Suspense

6/19/2017
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On this episode of Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear one of the handful of appearances Welles made on Suspense. Here’s Lazarus Walks, their October 19, 1943 broadcast. Download owota252

Duration:00:29:27

Ann Sothern on Orson Welles Radio Almanac

5/1/2017
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Ann Sothern guests on this episode from the Orson Welles Radio Almanac. This one was first heard May 17, 1944. Download owota251

Duration:00:30:15

Hand Of Glory by The Lives Of Harry Lime

3/19/2017
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear the January 11, 1952 broadcast from The Lives Of Harry Lime. Here’s their episode titled, Hand Of Glory. Download owota250

Duration:00:29:16

A Wooden Mallet by The Black Museum

3/13/2017
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Orson Welles hosts The Black Museum on this episode of Orson Welles On The Air. From that series we’ll hear their story, A Wooden Mallet. This one was originally heard February 5, 1952. Download owota249

Duration:00:26:58

Around The World In Eighty Days by Mercury Theater

2/5/2017
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear from The Mercury Theater On The Air with their adaptation of Around The World In Eighty Days. This episode originally aired October 23, 1938. Download owota248

Duration:00:58:56

Two Is Company by The Lives Of Harry Lime

12/29/2016
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Another adventure from The Lives Of Harry Lime this time. Here’s the December 28, 1951, episode titled, Two Is Company. Download owota247

Duration:00:28:24

The Final Problem by The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

11/6/2016
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On this episode of Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear Welles play Moriarty in, The Final Problem. This final broadcast of The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes was heard December 21, 1954. Download owota246

Duration:00:27:13

A Passenger To Bali by Mercury Theater On The Air

10/30/2016
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, The Mercury Theater On The Air presents its story, A Passenger To Bali. This episode was originally broadcast November 13, 1938. Download owota245

Duration:01:00:37

Ordeal At Wickford Point by The Campbell Playhouse

9/25/2016
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, The Campbell Playhouse presents its story, Ordeal At Wickford Point. This episode originally aired May 5, 1939. Download owota244

Duration:00:59:39

It’s A Knockout by The Lives Of Harry Lime

9/12/2016
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More from The Lives Of Harry Lime on this episode of Orson Welles On The Air. We’ll hear the broadcast from December 21, 1951 titled, It’s A Knockout. Download owota243

Duration:00:28:50

Arrowsmith by The Campbell Playhouse

8/28/2016
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, an episode from The Campbell Playhouse that originally aired February 3, 1939. Here’s, Arrowsmith. Download owota242

Duration:00:59:47

The Walking Stick by The Black Museum

8/14/2016
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, Welles hosts an episode from The Black Museum, titled, The Walking Stick. There’s no air date for this episode, but the series was first heard in early 1950. Download owota241

Duration:00:26:20