Orson Welles' dramatic anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air, infamous for its Halloween broadcast of War of the Worlds, found a sponsor and became Campbell Playhouse in December 1938. The program continued to feature the charismatic and fiery Welles as both a host and an actor. The great Lionel Barrymore portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge in Campbell Playhouse's annual performance of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie features the original stars, including Edmund Gwenn re-creating his Academy Award-winning role. It aired on December 20, 1948.
This radio dramatization of the classic Hitchcock movie originally aired on December 13, 1937.
"Spies need to be STOPPED~ 4STARS"
Fiery silver screen legend Bette Davis stars in this collection of radio dramatizations of her classic films. Davis recreates some of her Oscar-winning and Oscar nominated roles.
This collection of radio dramatizations from master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock features many of the classic films' original stars.
This radio dramatization of the classic Hitchcock movie, which also starred Ruth Roman, originally aired on December 2, 1951.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, featuring the original stars, aired on November 12, 1951.
"Classic Jimmy Stewart"
Actor Gary Cooper came to personify the archetypal American on the silver screen. This collection of radio dramatizations features Cooper recreating his classic movie roles.
Clark Gable's rugged masculinity and casual charm allowed him to play truly memorable villains and heroes in Hollywood. This collection of radio dramatizations features Gable recreating his classic film roles.
In this volume, you will be hearing radio adaptations of some of the funniest comedies Hollywood had to offer. This collection includes the granddaddy of all screwball comedies, It Happened One Night, Frank Capra's funny love story about a runaway heiress and the reporter who becomes her protector. You'll hear The Awful Truth, Leo McCarey's frenetic comedy of marital errors.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie is introduced by its director, Frank Capra, and features James Stewart re-creating his Oscar-nominated role. It aired on May 8, 1949.
"A Holiday Favorite"
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, features Bette Davis and Anne Baxter re-creating their Oscar-nominated roles. It aired on October 1, 1951.
"All About Eve is such an amazing film."
This radio dramatization of the classic movie features the original stars, including Gregory Peck, who recreated his Oscar-nominated role. It aired on Janunary 6, 1947.
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.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie features Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman re-creating their Academy Award-nominated roles. It aired on February 12, 1945.
A short conversation between the famous author and the famous actor and director, who adapted The War of the Worlds for radio. The program was originally broadcast on KTSA, San Antonio, Texas.
John Wayne was America's tough but warm-hearted gunfighter and lawman on the silver screen. Relive his memorable roles in this collection of radio dramatizations based on The Duke's classics.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, starring Bob Hope, originally aired on April 3, 1949.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, features the original stars: Clark Gable, who was named Best Actor, and Best Actress winner Claudette Colbert. It aired on March 20, 1939.
For its premiere episodes, The CBS Radio Workshop aired a two-part adaptation of Brave New World, featuring its author, Aldous Huxley, as narrator. The musical score was created by Academy Award-winner Bernard Hermann, whose film credits included Psycho and Citizen Kane.