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The day that panicked America : the H.G. Wells War of the worlds scandal

Author: Orson Wells; John Ross; H G Wells; Ventura Distribution, Inc.; Highland Entertainment.
Publisher: [United States] : Ventura Distribution, Inc., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On October 30, 1938 a phony broadcast about the end of the world was all over the airwaves, except no one knew it was a hoax! This program examines the frailty of the world in 1938 and the fallout of Wells popularity that was never recovered.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Orson Wells; H G Welles
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Wells; John Ross; H G Wells; Ventura Distribution, Inc.; Highland Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 60689273
Notes: Special feature: Limited bonus CD, The day that panicked America : the original Orson Welles Radio Broadcast.
Cast: Narrator, John Ross.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Details: DVD, all regions; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: Mercury Theatre on the air (Radio program)
War of the worlds (Radio program)
Responsibility: produced by Highland Entertainment ; produced, written and directed by John Ross.

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On October 30, 1938 a phony broadcast about the end of the world was all over the airwaves, except no one knew it was a hoax! This program examines the frailty of the world in 1938 and the fallout of Wells popularity that was never recovered.

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