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The Resource Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"

Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"

Label
Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Title
Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Title variation
War of the worlds
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This famous broadcast of the Wells story, moved to Grovers Mill, NJ, and updated with news bulletin simulations, panicky reporters announcing blackouts, explosions and deaths, evacuation instructions, etc., convinced millions of Americans that Earth was being invaded by Martians
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Member of
Cataloging source
FQG
Date time place
"The actual broadcast by the Mercury Theatre on the air as heard over the Columbia Broadcasting System, October 30, 1938"--Container
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PN6120.R2
LC item number
W3 196-
Literary text for sound recordings
drama
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Starring Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre Group
Series statement
Living sound
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Script by Howard Koch, based on the H.G. Wells novel
  • "Released by arrangement with Manheim Fox Enterprises."
  • "Electronically rechanneled to simulate stereo"--Container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (60 min.)
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
  • SY 5251
  • LW 401
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn856933076
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Publication
Note
  • Script by Howard Koch, based on the H.G. Wells novel
  • "Released by arrangement with Manheim Fox Enterprises."
  • "Electronically rechanneled to simulate stereo"--Container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (60 min.)
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
  • SY 5251
  • LW 401
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn856933076
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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