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Black Museum

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Narrated by: Orson Welles
Length: 30 mins
Categories: Film, Radio & TV, General
4.5 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)
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Summary

Orson Welles, host and narrator of Black Museum, welcomed listeners to Scotland Yard's "warehouse of homicide", containing everyday objects that either brought a killer to justice or were used to do a killer's dirty work. In each episode, Welles strolls through the "repository of death", selects one object, and tells its story.
Take another tour of the Black Museum.
©2006 Radio Spirits Inc. (P)2006 Radio Spirits Inc.

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"A fine series." (Tune in Yesterday: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio)

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wonderful

a truly great series comes back to us . Highly recommend. don't miss out these great stories

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A Ghostly tale

Love this little stories narrated by the wonderfully loquacious Orson Welles.
Can't beat a good story....wish there were more in this range.

Fully recommend!

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LOVE IT ❤️

A Great little spooky introduced by the deep voiced Orson Welles who adds a little bit of humour to these supposed real life stories from the archives of the Scotland Yard Black Museum London. I have 12 of these quirky stories and all of them are unique and quite enjoyable in their old fashioned way. Wish we there were more.

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  • Kristi R.
  • 01-01-12

Orson Welles was made for radio! What a voice!

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

This was a radio program probably from the 30's or 40's. It was a great story and I enjoyed it very much. I would recommend it to others who like a good short program. 30 minutes.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

I expected the ending, so it wasn't a surprise. Very satisfying.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

The narration was perfect. I love listening to Orson Welles.

Do you think Black Museum needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

I hope that there are other programs like it out there. It has a great premise. Take an object from Scotland Yard's Black Museum and tell it's story. The item in this episode was a Chain. Excellent

Any additional comments?

I hope Audible will get additional episodes of this radio program to enjoy. Highly recommended.

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