Sunday at Seven: The Mercury Theatre on the Air – “Dracula” March 2, 2008Posted by William Spear in >> Radio Drama, >> Sunday at Seven.
Sunday at Seven presents The Mercury Theatre on the Air and its adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”. Mercury Theatre began its broadcast run on CBS on July 11, 1938 and produced its iconic “The War of the Worlds” later in 1938.
Orson Welles, John Houseman, and an “impressive array of talents”
Welles and Houseman launched Mercury Theatre on the Air with the collective talents of Agnes Moorehead, Bernard Herrmann, George Coulouris and many others. The show ran without a sponsor until Campbell’s Soup picked it up and renamed it The Campbell Playhouse.
Be prepared to be chilled by “Dracula”:
Sunday at Seven
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The Mercury Theatre on the Air website
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