The Resource War of the worlds : radio play, by Howard Koch, (sound recording)

War of the worlds : radio play, by Howard Koch, (sound recording)

Label
War of the worlds : radio play
Title
War of the worlds
Title remainder
radio play
Statement of responsibility
by Howard Koch
Title variation
Orson Welles' "War of the worlds"
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This famous broadcast of the Wells story, moved to Grovers Mill, NJ, and updated with news bulletin simulations, panicky reporters announcing blackouts, explosions and deaths, evacuation instructions, etc., convinced millions of Americans that Earth was being invaded by Martians
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
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Mercury Theatre on the air (Radio program)
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Koch, Howard
Date time place
"The actual broadcast by the Mercury Theatre on the air as heard over the Columbia Broadcasting System, October 30, 1938."
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
drama
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Starring Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre Group
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  • 1915-1985
  • 1866-1946
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Symphonette Society
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  • Wells, H. G.
  • Radio programs
  • Science fiction
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
War of the worlds : radio play, by Howard Koch, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the H.G. Wells novel
  • "Released Manheim Fox Enterprises."
  • Previously released in the 1960s
  • "Electronically rechanneled to simulate stereo"--Container
  • "Some notes for teachers on the panic broadcast" printed on container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
852253072
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy contains different accompanying material and is a different date than oclc #27690974.
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
SY 5251
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)852253072
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
War of the worlds : radio play, by Howard Koch, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the H.G. Wells novel
  • "Released Manheim Fox Enterprises."
  • Previously released in the 1960s
  • "Electronically rechanneled to simulate stereo"--Container
  • "Some notes for teachers on the panic broadcast" printed on container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
852253072
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy contains different accompanying material and is a different date than oclc #27690974.
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
SY 5251
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)852253072
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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