Citizen Kane

Orson Welles first gained national notoriety with his astounding radio broadcast on October 30, 1938. ¬†Radio was the big deal back then and Welles conceived a retelling, of sorts, of the H.G. Welles classic, ‘War of the Worlds’. ¬† In his adaptation for radio, Welles broke the sequence of events down into discrete parts – complete with sound effects and on-the-scene news reports of the invading aliens.

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