The Mercury Theatre on the Air

The Mercury Theatre on the Air

Volume 1

Streaming Audiobook - 2016
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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. Chapters: #1 Dracula #2 A Tale of Two Cities #3 Three Short Stories #4 Abraham Lincoln #5 The Affairs of Anatol #6 The Count of Monte Cristo #7 The Man Who Was Thursday #8 The Immortal Sherlock Holmes #9 Around the World in 80 Days #10 The Pickwick Papers
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781520008462
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Welles, Orson 1915-1985.
hoopla digital
Alternative Title: Hollywood 360 (Radio program)


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