OW175: The 39 Steps by Mercury Theater On The Air

On this episode we’ll hear an adaptation by Mercury Theater On The Air of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 film, The 39 Steps.  This program first aired August 1, 1938.

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OW174: D-Day Program by Orson Welles Radio Almanac

More from the Orson Welles Radio Almanac this time with an episode appropriate for this Memorial Day weekend.  Here is the episode from June 7, 1944 simply titled, D-Day Program.

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OW173: Orson Welles Radio Almanac with Lionel Barrymore

We hear from the Orson Welles Radio Almanac this week.  This was a short lived series of 13 episodes produced in 1944.  Here is the second episode, featuring guest Lionel Barrymore.  It aired February 2, 1944.

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OW172: The Most Dangerous Game by Suspense

On this episode, we’ll hear the first of four consecutive shows Welles did for Suspense.  The Most Dangerous Game first aired September 23, 1945.

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OW171: Heart Of Darkness by This Is My Best

On this episode we hear from This Is My Best with another Welles adaptation of Heart Of Darkness.  This one aired March 13, 1945.  The story was also adapted by Welles for the Mercury Theater, and Campbell Playhouse.

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OW170: Greek Meets Greek by The Lives Of Harry Lime

We’ll hear the final episode from The Lives Of Harry Lime on today’s show.  First broadcast July 25, 1952, here is Greek Meets Greek.

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OW169: King Lear by Mercury Summer Theater

On this episode, we’ll hear from The Mercury Summer Theater Of The Air with King Lear.  This episode first aired September 13, 1946.  This was the last episode of the last incarnation of the Mercury Theater.

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OW168: The Green Goddess by The Campbell Playhouse

This week, more classic Welles in The Campbell Playhouse.  We’ll hear The Green Goddess, which first aired February 10, 1939.

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OW167: The Lost Special by Suspense

On this episode we’ll one of a handful of appearances Orson Welles made on Suspense.  This one, based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost Special, first aired September 30, 1943.

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OW166: The Blue Caribou by The Lives Of Harry Lime

We hear again from The Lives Of Harry Lime on today’s show.  The Blue Caribou first aired July 18, 1952.  This is the second to last episode of the series.

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