Studio One in Hollywood: Season 10, Episode 1

The Night America Trembled (9 Sep. 1957)
"Studio One" The Night America Trembled (original title)

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Edward R. Murrow ...
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Alexander Scourby ...
Phillips - Host
Robert Blackburn ...
Casey Allen ...
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Norman Rose ...
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Ray Boyle ...
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Frank Marth ...
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Freda Holloway ...
John Gibson ...
Clint Kimbrough ...
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Tom Clancy ...
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Fred J. Scollay ...
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Sam (as Jim Coburn)
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A television adaptation of audience reaction to the 1938 CBS radio broadcast of the adaptation of H.G. Wells "War of the Worlds" by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater Players. See more »

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It's okay...
26 September 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This episode of "Studio One" begins with an introduction by Edward R. Murrow and he narrates throughout. He explains that the teleplay you are about to watch is a recreation of the broadcast by the Mercury Theater of "The War of the Worlds" and the panic that accompanied it--as some mistakenly thought it was NOT fiction but a broadcast concerning a real invasion from Mars!! Today it's hard to imagine people being that gullible, but some did take this broadcast way too seriously.

When the show began, the first thing I noticed is that everyone dressed and had haircuts straight from 1957--not when the broadcast occurred in 1938. While this is not the most important problem a teleplay could have, I did think it was a bit sloppy. As for the rest of the show, it was okay but that's about all. It does retell an interesting part of our history, but I don't think it did much for me one way or the other. Well made but not super-involving.

By the way, look closely at the extras in this episode. I noticed Warren Oates and Warren Beatty but there are others--such as James Coburn--all before they became famous.


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