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Mercury Theater On Air

Mercury Theater On Air

This radio series was probably more famed for its broadcast of “War of the Worlds”, perhaps the most famous program ever broadcast in the history of radio. The stories were simulated news broadcasts and on-the-spot reports. With “War of the Worlds” many people were deceived by the realistic news bulletins and the show caused a nationwide sensation. 6 million people had listened to the show: 1.7 million had believed it to be authentic news and 1.2 million had been genuinely frightened!
Broadcast: 11th July 1938
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 18th July 1938
Added: Nov 01 2008
Broadcast: 1st August 1938
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: May 18 2009
Broadcast: 8th August 1938
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Apr 08 2010
Broadcast: August 15, 1938
Added: Feb 20 2012
Broadcast: 22nd August 1938
Added: Apr 12 2010
Broadcast: 29th August 1938
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: September 11, 1938
Added: Apr 10 2010
Broadcast: 25th September 1938
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 9th October 1938
Added: Oct 26 2008
Broadcast: 16th October 1938
Added: Apr 15 2010
Broadcast: 6th November 1938
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Oct 25 2008
Broadcast: 12th January 1942
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 19th January 1942
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 7th June 1946
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Oct 13 2011
Broadcast: 14th June 1946
Added: Oct 14 2011
Broadcast: 21st June 1946
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Jun 13 2001
Broadcast: 28th June 1946
Added: Oct 15 2011
Broadcast: 5th July 1946
Added: Oct 16 2011
Broadcast: 12th July 1946
Added: Oct 17 2011
Broadcast: 19th July 1946
Added: Oct 18 2011
Broadcast: 26th July 1946
Added: Oct 20 2011
Broadcast: August 2, 1946
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Oct 21 2011
Broadcast: 9th August 1946
Added: Oct 22 2011
Broadcast: 16th August 1946
Added: Oct 23 2011
Broadcast: 23rd August 1946
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Oct 24 2011
Broadcast: 30th August 1946
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Oct 25 2011
Broadcast: September 6, 1946
Added: Jun 19 2015