THIS WEEK on Sierra Wave Presents…
The War of the Worlds! (Part 2 of 3)
This Production was an episode of the American radio drama anthology series, The Mercury Theatre on the Air.
It was directed and narrated by actor and future filmmaker Orson Welles, as an adaptation of the H. G. Wells novel, The War of the Worlds. It was performed and broadcast live as a Halloween episode in 1938. The episode became famous for allegedly causing panic among its listening audience due to the fact that some people thought it was a real broadcast of an alien invasion!
We are delighted to share this piece of Radio and American history with you, Mon, Wed, and Fri at 8pm on Sierra Wave presents! ALT 92.5 FM