(19??) Radio: Played "Hamlet" for the first and only time in his own two-part radio adaptation of William Shakespeare
's play, performed as part of the experimental theater radio program "Columbia Workshop". The program was broadcast on CBS. The two parts of the program, which reduced the four-hour play to one hour, were ...
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[on Nostradamus' ability to predict the future] One might as well make predictions based on random passages from the phone book.
was driving through San Antonio, Texas, and stopped to ask the way. The person he happened to ask was none other than Welles', who had recently broadcast "The War of the Worlds" on the radio. They got on well and spent the day together.
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