He played the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come in the Campbell Soup Playhouse's radio production of Charles Dickens's "A Christmas Carol".
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Achieved his greatest renown as the doomed CBS reporter Carl Phillips in the 1938 radio production of The War of the Worlds. Readick modeled his performance on WLS reporter Herbert Morrison
's coverage of the Hindenberg disaster the previous year. Readick would later appear in one film alongside War of the Worlds co-star Orson Welles
, Journey Into Fear