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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


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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


An Old Moorish Custom by The Lives Of Harry Lime

7/10/2016
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Another adventure from The Lives Of Harry Lime on this episode. We’ll hear their twentieth broadcast, titled, An Old Moorish Custom. This story was originally heard December 14, 1951. Download owota240

Duration: 00:28:57


The Great Man Votes by Cavalcade Of America

6/12/2016
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We’ll hear from Cavalcade Of America on this episode of Orson Welles On The Air. The story is titled The Great Man Votes, and was originally broadcast December 15, 1941. Download owota239

Duration: 00:30:44


Mr. Deeds Goes To Town by The Campbell Playhouse

5/15/2016
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We’ll hear from The Campbell Playhouse this time. From February 11, 1940, here’s Orson Welles in Mr. Deeds Goes To Town. Download owota238

Duration: 01:00:08


The Third Woman by The Lives Of Harry Lime

5/1/2016
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More from The Lives Of Harry Lime on Orson Welles On The Air this time. The Third Woman first aired December 7, 1951. Download owota237

Duration: 00:29:56


The Andes by Hello, Americans

4/10/2016
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear the second of a 12 episode series titled, Hello, Americans. From November 22, 1942, here’s The Andes. Download owota236

Duration: 00:29:59


3 Farthings For Your Thoughts by The Lives Of Harry Lime

3/13/2016
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More from The Lives Of Harry Lime this time. We’ll hear 3 Farthings For Your Thoughts, which originally aired November 30, 1951. Download owota235

Duration: 00:29:04


The Dark Tower by Suspense

2/14/2016
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Orson Welles appeared on Suspense a handful of times over the run of the series. On the show this week, we’ll hear his performance on The Dark Tower. This story was first broadcast May 4, 1944. Download owota233

Duration: 00:31:01


A Tale Of Two Cities by The Mercury Theater On The Air

2/8/2016
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This time, we’ll hear the third episode from The Mercury Theater On The Air. From July 25, 1938, here’s their adaptation of A Tale Of Two Cities. Download owota232

Duration: 01:00:51


Horse Play by The Lives Of Harry Lime

2/1/2016
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Orson Welles On The Air features an episode from The Lives Of Harry Lime this time. Here is the November 23, 1951 story, Horse Play. Download owota231

Duration: 00:29:44


One Step Ahead by The Silver Theater

1/26/2016
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear from The Silver Theater with their story, One Step Ahead. This broadcast originally aired March 30, 1941. Download owota230

Duration: 00:30:16


Lynn Bari on The Orson Welles Radio Almanac

1/17/2016
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This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear the June 28, 1944 broadcast of The Orson Welles Radio Almanac. This episode features guest, Lynn Bari. Download owota229

Duration: 00:30:59


Orson Welles on The Radio Hall Of Fame

12/13/2015
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On this episode of Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear from The Radio Hall Of Fame with their broadcast from October 8, 1944. Download owota228

Duration: 00:56:49

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