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History Of Henry Esmond Esquire, The

History Of Henry Esmond Esquire, The

Broadcast: 27th March 1949
Starring: Edmond O'Brien
Added: Mar 27 2007

NBC University Theater brings you a full hour dramatization of The History of Henry Esmond Esquire by William Thackeray starring Edmond O’Brien as Henry Esmond.

William Thakeray was a British novelist in the grand manner a storyteller of the mid-nineteenth century. He worked in terms of fine ladies and gentlemen and of rogues who weren’t but would that they were of gracioous manners and high intrigue ein London ballrooms and flashing duels midst old english trees. His Vanity Fair has been done often on Radio and his Henry Esmond seldom though it is generally considered his capital work. It’s a fascinating historical tale set in the time of Queen Anne and relatred by its hero.