Orson Welles On The Air show

Orson Welles On The Air

Summary: Orson Welles had quite a career in radio, from his days as The Shadow and his Mercury Theatre On The Air, to the radio version of his Third Man character from the movie, and beyond. This podcast will replay his radio performances from his various series and guest appearances.

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 The Alphabet Islands by Hello, Americans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This episode of Orson Welles On The Air features The Alphabet Islands from Hello, Americans.  It was first heard December 6, 1942. Download owota259

 The Dark Enchantress by The Lives Of Harry Lime | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear The Dark Enchantress from The Lives Of Harry Lime.  This story was originally broadcast February 1, 1952. Download owota258

 What’s What In Kilowatt by The Rudy Vallee Show | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On this episode, Orson Welles guests on The Rudy Vallee Show for his May 8, 1941, broadcast titled, What’s What In Kilowatt. Download owota257

 The Jack Handle by The Black Museum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We visit The Black Museum on this episode of Orson Welles On The Air.  Here is The Jack Handle, their story from February 12, 1952. Download owota256

 Hell On Ice by Mercury Theater On The Air | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On this episode of Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear Hell On Ice.  This broadcast of The Mercury Theater On The Air originally aired on October 10, 1938. Download owota255

 Welles In For Benny on Grape Nuts Flakes Program | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear from The Grape Nuts Flakes Program (Jack Benny Program) and one of the handful of times Welles hosted for an ailing Jack Benny.  This episode aired March 28, 1943. Download owota254

 Double Double Cross by Lives Of Harry Lime | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We revisit The Lives Of Harry Lime for this episode of Orson Welles On The Air.  This episode, The Double Double Cross, originally aired January 18, 1952. Download owota253

 Lazarus Walks by Suspense | File Type: | Duration: Unknown

On this episode of Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear one of the handful of appearances Welles made on Suspense.  Here’s Lazarus Walks, their October 19, 1943 broadcast. Download owota252

 Ann Sothern on Orson Welles Radio Almanac | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Ann Sothern guests on this episode from the Orson Welles Radio Almanac.  This one was first heard May 17, 1944. Download owota251

 Hand Of Glory by The Lives Of Harry Lime | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear the January 11, 1952 broadcast from The Lives Of Harry Lime. Here’s their episode titled, Hand Of Glory. Download owota250

 A Wooden Mallet by The Black Museum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Orson Welles hosts The Black Museum on this episode of Orson Welles On The Air.  From that series we’ll hear their story, A Wooden Mallet.  This one was originally heard February 5, 1952. Download owota249

 Around The World In Eighty Days by Mercury Theater | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This time on Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear from The Mercury Theater On The Air with their adaptation of Around The World In Eighty Days.  This episode originally aired October 23, 1938. Download owota248

 Two Is Company by The Lives Of Harry Lime | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Another adventure from The Lives Of Harry Lime this time.  Here’s the December 28, 1951, episode titled, Two Is Company. Download owota247

 The Final Problem by The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On this episode of Orson Welles On The Air, we’ll hear Welles play Moriarty in, The Final Problem.  This final broadcast of The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes was heard December 21, 1954. Download owota246

 A Passenger To Bali by Mercury Theater On The Air | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This time on Orson Welles On The Air, The Mercury Theater On The Air presents its story, A Passenger To Bali.  This episode was originally broadcast November 13, 1938. Download owota245

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