Day That Panicked America, The: H. G. Wells’ War of the Worlds Scandal

Synopsis
Examines the events surrounding the broadcast in 1938 of Orson Welles’ radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds which caused panic when thousands of Americans thought the world was coming to an end.

Thie DVD package also contains a bonus CD of Orson Welles’ original Mercury Theatre radio production of War Of The Worlds.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2005
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
media; radio drama; science fiction; Welles, Orson (1916-1985); Wells, H G

Distribution Formats

Type
Audio
Format
CD
Price
$9.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2003

Production Company

Name

Mercury Theater-on-the-Air

Distributor

Name

Ventura

Phone
01273 20220
Fax
01273 778973
Address
c/o Lace International Ltd
Lace House
34-40 The Old Steine
Brighton
Bn1 1NH

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