The H.G. Wells' War Of The Worlds Scandal

  |  Buy to Own: 04/07/2005
  |  70 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Documentary narrated by Leonard Nimoy about Orson Welles' 1938 broadcast of his adaptation of 'War of the Worlds', and the subsequent panic as thousands of radio-listeners assumed the broadcast was a real-life news report. Sifting fact from fiction, Nimoy examines the events surrounding the production and the panic that followed. Includes the original radio broadcast by the Mercury Theatre group.