(Sunday evening, October 30th, 1938) Radio: Leading director, at the Mercury Theatre on-the-air program, as he and other staff members extremely heavily dramatized, as they created science-fiction program, "War of the Worlds", based on H.G. Wells
' novel. Their setting up events of imaginary Martians landing on Earth (locations,...
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He was awarded 2 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 1600 Vine Street; and for Radio at 6652 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Frequently wrote, directed and starred in films that feature the rise and fall of main characters (Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane
(1941), Gregory Arkadin in _Confidential Report (1955)_, Detective Hank Quinlan in Touch of Evil
(1958)) who, in classic Shakespearean style, are unmade by their own vices.