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GUIDE TO THE ORSON WELLES MATERIALS IN THE LILLY LIBRARY


WELLES MSS.

RADIO, 1938-1947 (Box 7, f. 22-Box 13, f. 32)


Arranged chronologically. Each program series is generally dated from the earliest broadcast present. Correspondence regarding Welles' radio activities is interfiled chronologically in the CORRESPONDENCE section. There are also radio materials in the TAPES and BOUND RADIO SCRIPTS sections.


Box 8; Box 9; Box 10; Box 11; Box 12 ; Box 13;


Box 7:


folder 22: Mercury Theatre on the Air, 1938. Publicity releases
See also Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts
folders 23-24: Campbell Playhouse, 1938-1940. Miscellaneous script and production materials
See also Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts; Oversize 11
folder 25: The Jello Program Starring Jack Benny (Mar. 17, 1940). Script
See also Tapes Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther) 1941
folder 26: OWA (LE) - "Evening Primrose" [not used]. Scripts
folder 27: OWA (LE) - "Bottle Party" [not used]. Scripts
folder 28: OWA (LE) - "Little Gentleman," by Booth Tarkington [not used]. Scripts
folder 29: OWA (LE) - "Boogie Woogie in Boston," by Elliot Paul. Scripts
folder 30: OWA (LE) - "Variation on a Theme" [not used]. Scripts

folder 31: OWA (LE) - "Salome" [not used]. Scripts


Box 8:


folder 1: OWA (LE) - "Another American Tragedy" [not used]. Scripts
folder 2: OWA (LE) - "Folk Songs of Ibiza," by Elliot Paul [not used]. Scripts
folder 3: OWA (LE) - "Louise," by Saki [not used]. Scripts
folder 4: OWA (LE) - "The Music Lesson," by Elliot Paul [not used]. Scripts
folder 5: OWA (LE) - "The Cask of Amontillado," adapted by Roger Quayle Denny. [not used]. Scripts
folder 6: OWA (LE) - "The Open Window," by Saki [not used]. Scripts
folder 7: OWA (LE) - "Shake Hands with the Dragon," by Carl Glick. Scripts
folder 8: OWA (LE) - "You Were Perfectly Fine," by Dorothy Parker [not used]. Scripts
folder 9: OWA (LE) - "A Question of Approach," by Elliot Paul [not used]. Scripts
folder 10: OWA (LE) - "The Easter Egg," by Saki, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny. [not used]. Scripts
folder 11: OWA (LE) - "The Sexes," by Dorothy Parker [not used]. Scripts
folder 12: OWA (LE) - "The Lost Sanjak," by Saki, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 13: OWA (LE) - "Table for Two" [not used]. Scripts
folder 14: OWA (LE) - "An Irishman and a Jew" [not used]. Scripts. "Hidalgo, Or, Put Down That God Damned Blackjack, Sweetheart," by Robert Meltzer [not used]. Scripts
folder 15: OWA (LE) - "Dear Lonely Lady," by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 16: OWA (LE) - "The Dark Hall," by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 17: OWA (LE) - "Supper for Cinderella," by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 18: OWA (LE) - "Ask the Dust," by John Fante [not used]. Scripts
folder 19: OWA (LE) - "Benedict Arnold Script" [used for promotional purposes]. Script
folder 20: OWA (LE) - "The Golden Honeymoon." Script "Almanac." Notes
folder 21: OWA (LE) - "Murder in the Bank," by John Patrick. Originally titled: "Blood and Thunder." Scripts
folder 22: OWA (LE) - "The Lumber Room," by Saki, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny. [not used]. Scripts
folder 23: OWA (LE) - "Rolls and Salt" [not used]. Scripts
folder 24: OWA (LE) - "Supper for Two," by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 25: OWA (LE) - "I'm a Fool." Script. "Almanac." Notes
folder 26: OWA (LE) - "Gold Mounted Guns," by F.R. Buckley, adapted by Roger Quayale Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 27: OWA (LE) - "The Third Ingredient," by O. Henry, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 28: OWA (LE) - "The Diamond Necklace" [not used]. Script
folder 29: OWA (LE) - "The Salvation of Pisco Gabar" [not used]. Scripts
folder 30: OWA (LE) - "The Chaser" [not used] Scripts
folder 31: OWA (LE) - "Black Marigolds," a free interpretation by John Fante [not used]. Scripts
folder 32: OWA (LE) - "The Black Pearl." Script
folder 33: OWA (LE) - "The Lost Stars," by Catulle Mendes, adapted by John Fante [not used]. Scripts
folder 34: OWA (LE) - "The Exact Science of Matrimony," by O. Henry [not used]. Scripts
folder 35: OWA (LE) - "The House," by Donald Hough [not used]. Scripts
folder 36: OWA (LE) - "If in Years to Come," by Earl Reed Silvers, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny. Script
folder 37: OWA (LE) - "Parker Poems." Script
folder 38: OWA (LE) - "The Light in the Valley," by Michael Manning [not used]. Scripts
folder 39: OWA (LE) - "The Emperor's New Clothes," by Hans Christian Andersen [not used]. Script
folder 40: OWA (LE) - "It's Perfectly True!" by Hans Christian Andersen [not used]. Script
folder 41: OWA (LE) - "The Prisoner of Assiout." Script
folder 42: OWA (LE) - "Romance." Script
folder 43: OWA (LE) - "The All American Team," by John Fante [not used]. Scripts
folder 44: OWA (LE) - "The Knife," by Brendan Gill [not used]. Scripts
folder 45: OWA (LE) - "Mr. Sampson," by Charles Lee, adapted by John Fante [not used]. Scripts
folder 46: OWA (LE) - "A Source of Irritation," by Stacy Aumonier, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 47: OWA (LE) - "And Stars in the Sky," by Earl Reed Silvers [not used]. Scripts
folder 48: OWA (LE) - "Eye Hath Not Seen," by John Fante [not used]. Script
folder 49: OWA (LE) - "Purple and Fine Linen," by May Edginton, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 50: OWA (LE) - "The Shirt Collar," by Hans Christian Andersen [not used]. Scripts
folder 51: OWA (LE) - "Wild Oranges," by Joseph Hergesheimer, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny. Scripts
folder 52: OWA (LE) - "The Maysville Minstrel." Scripts
folder 53: OWA (LE) - "Kangaroo Loves Me," by Geoffrey Household, adapted by John Fante [not used]. Scripts
folder 54: OWA (LE) - "The Lady, Or the Tiger?" by Frank R. Stockton [not used]. Scripts
folder 55: OWA (LE) - "The Hitch-Hiker," by Lucille Fletcher. Script
folder 56: OWA (LE) - "Rebecca" [not used]. Script
folder 57: OWA (LE) - "The Silver Hilt," by Ferenc Molnar, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 58: OWA (LE) - "Youth," by Joseph Conrad, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 59: OWA (LE) - "The Swing Shift," by Foster Carling [not used]. Scripts
folder 60: OWA (LE) - "A Farewell to Arms." Script; "Gettysburg Address" [not used?]. Incomplete script
folder 61: OWA (LE) - "Jane Eyre" [not used]. Scripts
folder 62: OWA (LE) - "Monsieur Beaucaire," by Booth Tarkington, adapted by Michael Wilson [not used]. Scripts
folder 63: OWA (LE) - "Alice Adams" [not used]. Scripts
folder 64: OWA (LE) - "Original Radio Drama Written for Orson Welles" [not used]. Script
folder 65: OWA (LE) - "Something's Going to Happen to Henry," by Shore and Solomon, adapted by Robert Meltzer. Script
folder 66: OWA (LE) - "Water of Iturrigorri," by Geoffrey Household, adapted by John Fante [not used]. Scripts
folder 67: OWA (LE) - "Rip Van Winkle," by Roger Quayle Denny [canceled due to war emergency]. Script
folder 68: OWA (LE) - "Symptoms of Being Thirty-five," by Ring Lardner, adapted by Vera Eikel. Scripts
folder 69: OWA (LE) - "Walt Whitman Poem." Script
folder 70: OWA (LE) - "I Play Hamlet, a Ghost Story," by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 71: OWA (LE) - "Stage 14," by Richard Carlson [not used]. Scripts
folder 72: OWA (LE) - "The Curse of the Yehonala; An Historical Melodrama for Radio," by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 73: OWA (LE) - "Young Mrs. Moon," by Nelia Gardner White, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 74: OWA (LE) - "Christmas Verse," by G.K. Chesterton. Script
folder 75: OWA (LE) - "The Happy Prince," by Oscar Wilde [used] and "The Story-Teller" [not used]. Scripts


Box 9:

folder 1: OWA (LE) - "St. Luke's Chapter II." Script
folder 2: OWA (LE) - "There Are Frenchmen and Frenchmen." Script
folder 3: OWA (LE) - "The Garden of Allah." Scripts
folder 4: OWA (LE) - "Someone Else," by Lucille Fletcher Herrmann [not used]. Scripts
folder 5: OWA (LE) - "The Apple Tree," by John Galsworthy, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny. Script
folder 6: OWA (LE) - "Little Miss Haley," by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts
folder 7: OWA (LE) - "My Little Boy," by Carl Ewald. Scripts
folder 8: OWA (LE) - "The Happy Hypocrite." Scripts
folder 9: OWA (LE) - "August Heat," by W.F. Harvey [not used]. Script
folder 10: OWA (LE) - "In the Fog," by Richard Harding Davis, adapted by John Latham [not used]. Script
folder 11: OWA (LE) - "The Invaders" [not used]. Scripts
folder 12: OWA (LE) - "The Killer," by Stewart Edward White, adapted by Roger Quayle Denny [not used]. Scripts

folder 13: OWA (LE) - "Look Homeward Angel," by Leonardo Bercovici [not used]. Script
folder 14: OWA (LE) - "The Man in the Green Necktie," by Arkady Averchenko [not used]. Scripts
folder 15: OWA (LE) - "The Mappined Life" [not used]. Script
folder 16: OWA (LE) - "Pigs Is Pigs" [not used]. Scripts
folder 17: OWA (LE) - "Poems" [Ogden Nash, "The Rebuffers; John Keats, "A Song about Myself (From a Letter to Fanny Keats)" and "To Autumn"] [not used]. Script
folders 18-19: OWA (LE) - Miscellaneous background and research materials
folder 20-28: OWA (LE) - Story reports
folder 29-31: OWA (LE) - Profile Studies of Programs See also Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts; Oversize 12
folder 32: "Between Americans," Gulf Screen Guild Theatre (Dec. 7, 1941). Script. See also Tapes
folder 33: "The Great Man Votes," Cavalcade of America (Dec. 15, 1941). Script. See also Tapes
folder 34: "We Hold These Truths" (Dec. 15, 1941). Script, by Norman Corwin See also Tapes
folder 35: "American Laughter" (Red Cross Program) (Jan. 25, 1942). Script, by Kenneth Allen Robinson
folder 36: [Pan American Day] (Apr. 14, 1942). Scripts. See also Tapes
folder 37: President Vargas' Birthday Broadcast (Apr. 18, 1942). Scripts. See also Tapes
folder 38: "High Flight," Radio Readers Digest (Oct. 11, 1942). Script
folder 39: "Admiral of the Ocean Sea" (Oct. 11, 1942). Script See also Tapes. Ceiling Unlimited Oct. 18, 1942-Feb. 1, 1943
folder 40: CU - Background materials
folders 41-43: CU - "The Flying Fortress." Background materials and scripts
folders 44-46: CU - "Air Transport Command." Scripts
folder 47: CU - "The Navigator." Background materials and scripts, by Hector Chevigny and Milton Geiger
folder 48: CU - "Wind, Sand & Stars." Background materials and scripts, by Hector de St. Exupery
folder 49: CU - "Ballad of Bataan." Background materials and scripts

Box 10

folders 1-5: CU - "War Workers." Background materials and scripts
folders 6-9: CU - "Gremlins." Background materials and scripts
folders 10-13: CU - "Pan American Airlines." Background materials and scripts
folder 14: CU - "Anti-Submarine Patrol." Background materials and scripts
folders 15-18: CU - "Finger in the Wind." Background materials and scripts
folder 19: CU - "Letter to Mother." Scripts
folders 20-21: CU - "Mrs. James and the Pot of Tea" and "With Your Wings." Background materials and scripts
folders 22-23: CU - "The Future." Scripts
folder 24: CU - "Aviation Cadet Training," [not used]. Background materials and scripts, some by Burgess Meredith
folder 25: CU - "Swami Haroun," [not used]. Story treatments by John Tucker Battle
folder 26: CU - Incomplete scripts
folder 27: CU - Production materials
folder 28: CU - Publicity See also Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts. Hello Americans Nov. 15, 1942-Jan. 31, 1943
folders 29-30: HA - "Brazil." Scripts
folders 31-32: HA - "The Andes." Scripts

Box 11: Hello Americans (continued)

folder 1: HA - Background materials
folder 2: HA - Background materials; "The Blue Crucible," by Milton Geiger [not used], scripts; "West Indies," by John Tucker Battle [not used], scripts
folders 3-4: HA - "The Islands," Scripts
folder 5: HA - "Alphabet A-C." Scripts
folders 6-8: HA - "Alphabet C-S." Scripts
folders 9-13: HA - "Slavery - Abednego." Scripts
folders 14-17: HA - "The Bad-Will Ambassador." Background materials and scripts by Milton Merlin, Milton Geiger, Richard Brooks, Myron Dutton
folders 18-21: HA - "Mexico." Background materials and scripts by Richard Brooks, Maurice Clark, John Tucker Battle, Myron Dutton, Norman Rosten, Norman Foster
folders 22-25: HA - "Feed the World." Background materials and scripts by John Tucker Battle, Myron Dutton, Richard Brooks, Maurice Clark, Milton Geiger

Box 12

folders 1-6: HA - "Bolivar's Idea." Scripts by Maurice Clark, Richard Brooks, John Tucker Battle, Myron Dutton, Norman Rosten, Milton Geiger, Cyril Enfield, Waldo Salt
folders 7-8: HA - "Communications," [not used]. Scripts by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, John Tucker Battle, Myron Dutton
folder 9: HA - Production materials See also Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts
folder 10: [Alô Americanos] [1942]. Script
folder 11: Jack Benny Show (Grape Nuts Flakes Program) (Mar. 14-Apr. 11, 1943). Scripts See also Tapes
folder 12: Bob Hope (The Pepsodent Show) (Sept. 27, 1943). Script
folder 13: Duffy's (Oct. 12, 1943). Script
folder 14: "Notes for Round Table Discussion..." (Oct., 1943). Notes
folders 15-19: Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil) (Jan. 26-July 19, 1944). Scripts See also Tapes; Photographs; Bound Radio Scripts
folder 20: Edgar Bergen (The Chase and Sanborn Program) (Apr. 2, May 28, 1944); "Three of a Kind" (U.S. Treasury Dept.) (Apr. 27, 1944). Scripts
folder 21-26: Fifth War Loan Drive Shows (June 12-19, 1944). Scripts for Texarkana, Hollywood Bowl, and Soldier Field (Chicago) shows, and production and financial materials See also Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts
folder 27: Edgar Bergen (The Chase and Sanborn Program) (Aug. 13, 1944). Scripts
folder 28: "The Dream" (Inner Sanctum) (Sept. 23, 1944). Script
folder 29: "Now Is the Time" by Norman Corwin (Oct. 6, 1944). Scripts
folder 30: "Program 2" (Philco Radio Hall of Fame) (Oct. 8, 1944). Script
folder 31: "The Dark Hours" (Kate Smith Show) (Oct. 15, 1944); Edgar Bergen (Chase and Sanborn Program) (Oct. 29, 1944); and [Round Table political broad cast] (Nov. 1, 1944). Scripts
folder 32: Edgar Bergen (Chase and Sanborn Program) (Nov. 5, 1944) and "Around the World in Eighty Days," (This Is My Best) (Nov. 21, 1944). Scripts
folder 33: "Program 13" Philco Radio Hall of Fame (Dec. 24, 1944). Scripts
folders 34-42: Orson Welles Almanac (Eversharp) (planned for Dec., 1944-Jan., 1945, but never broadcast?). Production notes and drafts of scripts. See also Tapes
folder 43: "In Reply to Cecil B. DeMille" (Mar. 31, 1945). Script
folder 44: This Is My Best (Mar. 13-Apr. 24, 1945). Script of "Don't Catch Me" and production materials for series. See also Correspondence; Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts
folder 45: Orson Welles Insert ... (Apr. 12, 1945); Forum Broadcast (May 6, 1945); Special VE Day Program (May 7, 1945); [San Francisco broadcast] (May, 1945). Scripts
folder 46: "New York - A Tapestry for Radio," Columbia Presents Corwin (July 10, 1945). Scripts

folder 47: "What does the British election mean to us," America's Town Meeting (Aug. 9, 1945). Background material and scripts

Box 13:

folder 1: "Fourteen August," by Norman Corwin (August 14, 1945); "God and Uranium Were on Our Side," by Norman Corwin (Aug. 19, 1945). Scripts
folder 2: "Special Victory Program," Command Performance, USA (Aug., 1945). Script
folders 3-17: Lear - Orson Welles Almanac (Sept. 16, 1945-Oct. 6, 1946). Scripts and production materials. See also Tapes; Oversize 13
folder 18: Request Performance No. 3 (Oct. 21, 1945); Pearl Harbor Script (Dec. 7, 1945); Esquire Magazine's "All-American Jazz Concert" (Jan. 16, 1946 ). Scripts
folder 19: Airborne (Apr., 1946). Script and clipping Mercury Summer Theatre June 7-Sept. 13, 1946
folder 20: MST - "Around the World in Eighty Days," "The Count of Monte Cristo," and " The Hitch Hiker." Scripts
folder 21: MST - "Jane Eyre." Scripts
folder 22: MST - "A Passenger to Bali" and "The Search for Henri LeFevre." Scripts
folder 23: MST - "Life with Adam" and "The Moat Farm Murder." Scripts
folder 24: MST - "Golden Honeymoon and Romeo and Juliet Excerpt," "Hell on Ice," "Abednego the Slave." Scripts
folder 25: MST - "I'm a Fool and Tell-Tale Heart." Scripts.
folder 26: MST - "Moby Dick" and "The Apple Tree." Scripts
folder 27: MST - "King Lear." Scripts
folder 28: MST - Production materials. See also Tapes; Bound Radio Scripts
folder 29: Undated Radio Scripts. "Command Performance No. 156," "Frank Sinatra Show," and "Kate Smith Show." Scripts
folders 30-33: Unproduced scripts for "Carmen," "Years of Jazz," and "Orson Welles' Almanac" for Oct. 1, 1935; includes planned production materials for Ziv transcription series
folder 34: Miscellaneous radio materials; includes audience survey reports. See also Photographs



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