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WELLES MSS.

BOUND RADIO SCRIPTS, 1938-1946

147 radio program scripts arranged chronologically. [See Appendix C for separate alphabetical list]

1938, July 25 Tale of Two Cities (Mercury Theatre on the Air)

  • Oct. 2 Oliver Twist (MTOA)
  • Oct. 23 Around the World in Eighty Days (MTOA)
  • Dec. 9 Rebecca (Campbell Playhouse)
  • Dec. l6 Call it a Day (CP)
  • Dec. 23 A Christmas Carol (CP)

1939, Jan. 6 Counsellor At Law (CP)

  • Jan. l3 Mutiny on the Bounty (CP)
  • Jan. 20 The Chicken Wagon Family (CP)
  • Jan. 27 I Lost My Girlish Laughter (CP)
  • Feb. 3 Arrowsmith (CP)
  • Feb. 10 The Green Goddess (CP)
  • Feb. 17 Burlesque (CP)
  • Feb. 24 State Fair (CP)
  • Mar. 3 Royal Regiment (CP)
  • Mar. 10 The Glass Key (CP)
  • Mar. 17 Beau Geste (CP)
  • Mar. 24 Twentieth Century (CP)
  • Mar. 31 Show Boat (CP)
  • Apr. 7 Les Miserables (CP)
  • Apr. 14 The Patriot (CP)
  • Apr. 21 Private Lives (CP)
  • Apr. 28 Black Daniel (CP)
  • May 5 Wickford Point (CP)
  • May 12 Our Town (CP)
  • May 19 The Bad Man (CP)
  • May 26 American Cavalcade; The Things We Have (CP)
  • June 2 Victoria Regina (CP)
  • Sept. 9 Peter Ibbetsen (CP)
  • 1939, Sept. 17 Ah Wilderness (CP)
  • Sept. 24 What Every Woman Knows (CP)
  • Oct. 1 The Count of Monte Cristo (CP)
  • Oct. 8 Algiers (CP)
  • Oct. 15 Escape (CP)
  • Oct. 22 Lilliom (CP)
  • Nov. 5 The Hurricane (CP)
  • Nov. 12 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (CP)
  • Nov. 19 The Garden of Allah (CP)
  • Nov. 26 Dodsworth (CP)
  • Dec. 3 Lost Horizon (CP)
  • Dec. 10 Vanessa (CP)
  • Dec. 17 There's Always a Woman (CP)
  • Dec. 31 Come and Get It (CP)

1940, Jan 7 Vanity Fair (CP)

  • Jan. 14 Theodora Goes Wild (CP)
  • Jan. 21 The Citadel (CP)
  • [Jan. 28] It Happened One Night (CP)
  • Feb. 4 The Broome Stages (CP)
  • Feb. 11 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (CP)
  • Feb. 18 Dinner at Eight (CP)
  • [Feb. 25] Only Angels Have Wings (CP)
  • Mar. 3 Rabble in Arms (CP)
  • Mar. 17 Huckleberry Finn (CP)
  • Mar. 24 June Moon (CP)
  • Mar. 31 Jane Eyre (CP)

1941, Sept. 15 Shredni Vashtar, AND Hidalgo, AND An Irishman and a Jew (Lady Esther)

  • Sept. 22 The Right Side, AND The Sexes, AND Murder in the Bank, AND Golden Honeymoon (LE)
  • Sept. 29 The Interloper, AND Song of Solomon, AND I'm a Fool (LE)
  • Oct. 6 The Black Pearl, AND Annabel Lee (LE)
  • Oct. 13 If in Years to Come, AND Parker Poetry (LE)
  • Oct. 20 Romance, AND Kubla Khan, AND Prisoner of Assiout (LE)
  • Nov. 3 Wild Oranges (LE)
  • Nov. 10 The Maysville Minstrel, AND That's Why I Left You (LE)
  • Nov. 17 The Hitch Hiker (LE)
  • Nov. 24 A Farewell to Arms (LE)
  • Dec. 1 Something's Going to Happen to Henry, AND Wilbur Brown, Habitat: Brooklyn (LE)
  • Dec. 8 Symptoms of Being 35 AND Walt Whitman Poetry (LE)
  • Dec. 22 The Happy Prince, AND Chesterton Poem (LE)
  • Dec. 29 There are Frenchmen and Frenchmen (LE)

1942, Jan. 12 The Apple Tree (LE)

  • Jan. 19 My Little Boy (LE)
  • Jan. 26 The Happy Hypocrite (LE)
  • Feb. 2 Between Americans (LE)
  • Oct. 2 Passage to More than India (Cavalcade of America)
  • Oct. 12 Admiral of the Ocean Sea (CA)
  • Nov. 9 Flying Fortress (Ceiling Unlimited)
  • Nov. 15 Brazil (Hello Americans)
  • Nov. 16 Air Transport Command (CU)
  • Nov. 22 Andes (HA)
  • Nov. 23 The Navigator (CU)
  • Nov. 29 The Islands (HA)
  • Dec. 6 Alphabet A to C (HA)
  • Dec. 7 Ballad of Bataan (CU)
  • Dec. 13 Alphabet C to S (HA)
  • Dec. 14 War Workers (CU)
  • Dec. 20 Abednego (HA)
  • Dec. 21 Gremlins (CU)
  • Dec. 27 The Bad-Will Ambassador (HA)
  • Dec. 28 Pan American Airlines (CU)

1943, Jan. 10 Mexico (HA)

  • Jan. 11 Finger in the Wind (CU)
  • Jan. l7 Feed the World (HA)
  • Jan. 18 Letter to Mother (CU)
  • Jan. 25 Flyer Come Home (CU)
  • Jan. 25 Mrs. James and the Pot of Tea (CU)
  • Jan. 31 Bolivar's Idea (HA)
  • Feb. 1 The Future (CU)

1944, Jan. 26 Groucho Marx (O. W. Almanac)

  • Feb. 2 Lionel Barrymore (OWA)
  • Feb. 9 Ann Sothern (OWA)
  • Feb. 16 Robert Benchley (OWA)
  • Feb. 23 Hedda Hopper (OWA)
  • Mar. 1 Victor Moore (OWA)
  • Mar. 8 Lucille Ball (OWA)
  • Mar. 15 Charles Laughton (OWA)
  • Mar. 22 Betty Hutton (OWA)
  • Mar. 29 Mary Boland (OWA)
  • Apr. 5 Dennis Day (OWA)
  • Apr. 12 Monty Woolley (OWA)
  • Apr. 19 George Jessel (OWA)
  • Apr. 26 Carole Landis (OWA)
  • May 3 Lucille Ball (OWA)
  • May 10 Jimmy Durante & Aurora Miranda (OWA)
  • May 17 Ann Sothern (OWA)
  • May 24 Wilde Twins (Lee & Lyn), Lois Collier (OWA)
  • May 31 Marjorie Reynolds (OWA)
  • June 7 D-Day Program (OWA)
  • June 12 Fifth War Loan Drive, Texarkana, Texas
  • June 14 Tex-Ark Program (OWA)
  • June 19 Fifth War Loan Drive, Soldier Field, Chicago
  • June 21 Martha O'Driscoll (OWA)
  • June 28 Lynn Bari (OWA)
  • July 5 Lana Turner (OWA)
  • July 12 Susan Hayward (OWA)
  • July 19 Ruth Terry (OWA)

1945, Mar. 13 Heart of Darkness (TIMB)

  • Mar. 20 Miss Dilly Says No (TIMB)
  • Mar. 27 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (TIMB)
  • Apr. 3 The Diamond as Big as the Ritz (This is My Best)
  • Apr. 10 The Master of Ballantrae (TIMB)
  • Apr. 17 I Will Not Go Back (TIMB)
  • Apr. 24 Anything Can Happen (TIMB)

1946, June 7 Around the World in 80 Days (Mercury Summer Theatre)

  • June 14 The Count of Monte Cristo (MST)
  • June 21 The Hitchhiker (MST)
  • June 28 Jane Eyre (MST)
  • July 5 A Passenger to Bali (MST)
  • July 12 The Search for Henri Le Fevre (MST)
  • July 19 Life with Adam (MST)
  • July 26 Moat Farm Murder (MST)
  • Aug. 2 Golden Honeymoon AND Selections from Romeo and Juliet (MST)
  • Aug. 9 Hell on Ice (MST)
  • Aug. 16 Abednego - The Slave (MST)
  • Aug. 23 I'm a Fool AND The Tell-Tale Heart (MST)
  • Aug. 30 Moby Dick (MST)
  • Sept. 6 The Apple Tree (MST)
  • Sept. 13 King Lear (MST)

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