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Orson Welles War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast October 30, 1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Columnist Dorothy Thompson believed Orson Welles deserved the Congressional Medal for his War of the Worlds broadcast. She believed this because the fear and panic produced prompted an awareness of the power of demagoguery to influence masses of people. Broadcast on Halloween Eve in 1938 it happened during an era when Hitler and Mussolini threatened world peace. The story made headlines for days.
Late Night Radio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a world connected by more than we know, why don’t we remember Orson Wells broadcasting from lower Manhattan only yesterday? Why do we remember him from the age of radio and movies in the ‘30’s and ‘40’s? And why don’t we call this place New York City any longer?
We Interrupt This Program
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A white collar family and a blue collar one are listening to War of the Worlds in 1939 in neighboring apartments.
Citizen Hollywood: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,730. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood, 1939: When Tinseltown begins to woo wunderkind Orson Welles, he stashes himself at the Chateau Marmont until he’s ready to make his splashy entrance. But when William Randolph Hearst realizes "Citizen Kane" is based on him, he won’t be happy—and when Hearst isn’t happy, nobody’s safe. Marcus Adler, Kathryn Massey, and Gwendolyn Bricky need to go for broke, and the clock is ticking.
A Prince in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,880. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A highly entertaining personal and social memoir which charts the course of an Italian prince who falls on hard times. A Prince in America evokes the captivatingly varied worlds and characters of Belle Époque Europe, the 1929 Wall Street crash, World War Two Rome and of course the movie business and some its most fascinating icons.
STEP RIGHT UP!...I'm Gonna Scare The Pants Off America
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Nostalgia vies with rollicking good fun in these anecdote-studded memoirs of legendary horror director William Castle. Remember the Lloyds of London life insurance policy that protected moviegoers if they were frightened to death by "Macabre"? Or the theatre seats that buzzed when "The Tingler" came on screen...and refunds for cowards who could not face the last terrifying minutes of "Homicidal"?