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MSPR to Broadcast Classic Radio Drama "The War Of The Worlds" on Oct. 31

Oct 29, 2021

Credit Heritage Auctions

On this special edition of The Golden Age of Radio, a presentation of Mercury Theater on the Air’s original radio production of “The War of the Worlds” by H.G. Wells.

The program airs at 3:00pm on Sunday, October 31.

Starring Orson Welles, the Mercury Theatre on the Air was an hour-long dramatic radio series which began in the summer of 1938 on the CBS Radio Network. 

On the evening of October 30, 1938, radio listeners across the United States heard a startling report of mysterious creatures and terrifying war machines moving toward New York City.