Spectacles, The

Spectacles, The

Broadcast: 1952
Starring: Orson Welles
Added: Dec 12 2003
The Black Museum; here in the grim stone structure on the Thames, which houses Scotland Yard, is a warehouse of homicide where everyday objects, a portable typewrite, a jack for an automobile, an ice pick, all are touched by murder. Here’s a pair of spectacles. It’s a familiar object, neat not too large tortoise shell frames with gold tops, you’ve seen them a hundred times on girls who’ve obviously decided that if they must wear glasses they’ll make the glasses as decorative as possible but this pair that were smashed can today be seen in the Black Museum…