• Mercury Theatre: Around the World in 80 Days - October 23, 1938

  • By: Orson Welles
  • Narrated by: Orson Welles
  • Length: 57 mins
  • Radio/TV Programme
  • Release date: 06-02-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ABN
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Summary

The Mercury Theatre on the Air, a radio series created by Orson Welles, presented adaptations of classic literary works. These were performed by actors from Welles' celebrated Mercury Theatre repertory company, with music composed or arranged by Bernard Herrmann. The series ran from July to December 1938, after which the title was changed to The Campbell Playhouse.

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You can't pass by an opportunity Of listening to an Orson Welles radio play.

Needs some love and by that I mean, digital remastering, but apart from that it is, like all the Mercury Theatre broadcasts, a treasure.