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, 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.
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 March 6, 1944.
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.
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 musical features Judy Garland re-creating the role for which she received an honorary Academy Award. It aired on Dec. 25, 1950, a dozen years after the movie was released.
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 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 features the four original stars. It aired on September 20, 1943.
"Great Actors, Missing All the Best Lines"
This radio dramatization of the classic movie features the original stars. It aired on September 29, 1940.
"Old time radio programs!!!"
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.
He boasted a truly wide range in Hollywood, and now Jimmy Stewart takes to the airwaves in this collection of radio dramatizations. The programs feature the classic films' original casts.
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.
In the history of movies, only Cary Grant has managed to combine charm, chaos, charisma and gothic good looks into such an unique screen personality. This collection of radio dramatizations features Grant and the classic films� original casts and directors.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, which also starred Nelson Eddy, originally aired on September 13, 1943.
Cherished actress and singer Judy Garland stars in this collection of radio dramatizations that brought Garland's films to the nation's airwaves. Plus, the programs feature the films' original casts.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie, featuring the original stars, aired on June 17, 1940.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie features its original star, Ray Milland. It aired on November 18, 1949.
"A Marvelous Radio Program"
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.