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GUIDE TO THE ORSON WELLES MATERIALS IN THE LILLY LIBRARY


WELLES MSS.

TAPES (Boxes 28-29)


These audiotapes are chiefly of radio programs. With the exception of later additions, they are arranged chronologically by the date of the earliest program on the tape. [See Vertical File for list of tapes in tape number order.]

Alphabetical Listing of Tapes

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W


Abednego the Slave(Mercury Summer Theatre). 8/16/46 70/2
Abraham Lincoln (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 8/15/38 4/2
Admiral of the Ocean Sea (Cavalcade of America). 10/12/42 45/2
Ah, Wilderness (Campbell Playhouse). 9/17/39 20/1
Air Transport Command (Ceiling Unlimited). 11/16/42 39/2
Algiers (Campbell Playhouse). 10/8/39 21/2
Alphabet A-C (Hello Americans). 12/6/42 49/2
Alphabet C-S (Hello Americans). 12/13/42 49/2
Andes (Hello Americans). 11/22/42 49/1
Annabel Lee. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 10/6/41 40/2
Anti-Submarine Patrol (Ceiling Unlimited) (Edward G. Robinson substituting for Welles). 1/4/43 50/2
Anything Can Happen (This Is My Best). 4/24/45 48/2
The Apple Tree. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 1/12/42 46/1
The Apple Tree (Mercury Summer Theatre). 9/6/46 3/1, 73/2
Around the World in Eighty Days (Mercury Summer Theatre). 6/7/46 61/2
Around the World In Eighty Days (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 10/23/38 8/1, 9/1
Arrowsmith (Campbell Playhouse). 2/3/39 13/2



The Bad Man (Campbell Playhouse). 5/19/39 18/1
The Bad-Will Ambassador (Hello Americans). 12/27/42 51/1
Beau Geste (Campbell Playhouse). 3/17/39 15/1
Between Americans (Gulf Screen Guild Theatre). 12/7/41 43/1
Between Americans (Incomplete). Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 2/2/42 46/2
The Black Pearl. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 10/6/41 40/2
Bolivar's Idea (Hello Americans). 1/31/43 52/2
Brazil (Hello Americans). 11/15/42 48/2
Broome Stages (Campbell Playhouse). 2/4/40 31/2



Campbell Playhouse (Series). 1938/1940 11/2, 12-23, 24/1, 25/1, 26-34, 36
Cavalcade of America. 10/12/42 45/2
Cavalcade of America. 9/28/40 35/1
Ceiling Unlimited (Series). 1942/1943 37/1, 39/2, 50
Chesterton Christmas Verse. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/22/41 44/2
A Christmas Carol (Campbell Playhouse). 12/23/38 12/1
A Christmas Carol (Campbell Playhouse). 12/24/39 29/1
The Citadel (Campbell Playhouse). 1/21/40 30/2
Citizen Kane Interview. 5/28/41 37/1
Counsellor At Law (Campbell Playhouse). 1/6/39 12/2
Count of Monte Cristo (Campbell Playhouse). 10/1/39 21/1
Count of Monte Cristo (Mercury Summer Theatre). 6/14/46 3/1, 61/2
Count of Monte Cristo (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 8/29/38 5/1
Craig's Wife (Campbell Playhouse). 3/10/40 34/1



Democratic National Committee. 11/1/44 43/2
The Diamond As Big As the Ritz (This Is My Best). 4/3/45 62/2
Dinner at Eight (Campbell Playhouse). 2/18/40 32/2
Dodsworth (Campbell Playhouse). 11/26/39 27/1
Dorothy Parker Poetry. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 10/13/41 40/2
Dracula (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 7/11/38 1/1



Epiphany (Eversharp No. 5). [1945] 54/2
Escape (Campbell Playhouse). 10/15/39 22/1
Eversharp (Series). [1944/1945] 41/1, 54



False Issues and the American Presidency (Welles' Herald Tribune Speech). 10/18/44 47/2
Feed the World (Hello Americans). 1/17/43 52/1
Fifth War Bond Drive: Soldiers' Field Chicago. 6/19/40 35/2
Fifth War Loan Drive: Closed Radio Circuit Synopsis. [5/44?] 59/2
Fifth War Loan Drive: Texarkana. 6/12/44 59/1
Finger in the Wind (Ceiling Unlimited). 1/11/43 50/2
The Flying Fortress (Ceiling Unlimited). 11/9/43 39/2
Fred Waring (Welles' portion only) (A tribute to FDR). 4/12/45 43/2
The Free Company (Series). 4/5/41 35/2
Free World Theatre (Series). no date 38/2
The Future (Ceiling Unlimited). 2/1/43 37/1



G.I. Bill of Rights (Eversharp No. 2). [1944] 54/2
Garden of Allah. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 1/5/42 46/1
Garden of Allah (Campbell Playhouse). 11/19/39 26/2
George Washington, American. 2/22/41 39/1
Glass Key (Campbell Playhouse). 3/10/39 14/2
Go With Your Red Cross: Slide Film Disc. n.d. 47/2
Golden Honeymoon; Romeo and Juliet Selections (Mercury Summer Theatre). 8/2/46 70/1
Grable (Eversharp No. 7). [1945?] 41/1
The Great Man Votes (Cavalcade of America). 10/12/41 45/2
Greatest Book in the World - Genesis. n.d. 47/2
Green Goddess (Campbell Playhouse). 2/10/39 14/1
Gremlins (Ceiling Unlimited). 12/21/42 50/1
Gulf Screen Guild Theatre (Series). 12/7/41 43/1



The Happy Hypocrite (Incomplete). Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 1/26/42 46/2
The Happy Prince. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/22/41 39/1, 44/2
The Happy Prince (Philco Radio Hall of Fame). 12/24/44 45/1
Heart of Darkness (This Is My Best). 3/13/45 62/1
Heart of Darkness; Life with Father. (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 11/6/38 8/2, 9/2
Hell On Ice 7/1
Hell On Ice (Mercury Summer Theatre). 8/9/46 70/2
Hello Americans (Series). 1942/1943 48/2, 49, 51, 52
His Honor, The Mayor (The Free Company). 4/5/41 35/2
Hollywood Democratic Committee (Welles not on this program; Rita Hayworth is). 5?/44 43/1
Huckleberry Finn (Campbell Playhouse). 3/17/40 34/2
Hurricane (Campbell Playhouse). 11/5/39 23/2



I Lost My Girlish Laughter (Campbell Playhouse). 1/27/39 13/1
I Will Not Go Back (This Is My Best) (On FDR's death). 4/17/45 48/1
I'm a Fool (Mercury Summer Theatre). 8/23/46 38/1
I'm a Fool. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 9/29/41 40/1
I'm a Fool; The Open Window; My Little Boy (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 8/8/38 4/1
If in Years To Come. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 10/13/41 40/2
Inauguration (Eversharp No. 8). [1945?] 41/1
The Interlopers. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 9/29/41 40/1
The Islands (Hello Americans). 11/29/42 49/1
It Happened One Night (Campbell Playhouse). 1/28/40 31/1



Jack Benny Show (Welles is guest star). 3/17/40 35/1
Jack Benny Show with Orson Welles. 3/14/43 53/1
Jack Benny Show with Orson Welles. 3/21/43 53/1
Jack Benny Show with Orson Welles. 4/11/43 53/2
Jack Benny Show with Orson Welles. 4/4/43 53/2
Jane Eyre (Campbell Playhouse). 3/31/40 36/2
Jane Eyre (Mercury Summer Theatre). 6/28/46 69/1
Julius Caesar (Mercury Shakespeare). 6/39 Welles mss. II/font>
Julius Caesar - Rehearsal (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 9/11/38 6/2, 72/2
June Moon (Campbell Playhouse). 3/24/40 36/1



King Lear(Mercury Summer Theatre). 9/13/46 3/1, 73/2



Lady Esther (Series). 1941/1942 39/1, 40, 41/2, 42, 44/2, 46
Latin Music (Hello Americans) (Welles ill; music by Lud Gluskin and his orchestra). 1/3/43 51/2
Lear (Series). 1945/1946 37/2, 40/1, 52/2, 54/1, 63-68
Letter to Mother (Ceiling Unlimited). 1/18/43 50/2
Life with Adam (Mercury Summer Theatre). 7/19/46 69/2
Life with Father (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 11/6/38 8/2
Lilliom (Campbell Playhouse). 10/22/39 22/2
Lobbying (Eversharp No. 1). [1944] 54/1
Lost Horizon (Campbell Playhouse). 12/3/39 27/2



Macbeth Follies.. 4/27/40 37/2
The Magnificent Ambersons (Campbell Playhouse). 10/29/39 23/1, 24/1, 25/1
The Man Who Was Thursday (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 9/5/38 6/1
The Master of Ballantrae (This Is My Best). 4/10/45 48/1
The Maysville Minstrel. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 11/10/41 42/1
Mercury Shakespeare. 6/38 Welles mss. II
Mercury Shakespeare. 6/39 Welles mss. II
Mercury Summer Theatre (Series). 1946 3/1, 6/1, 38/1, 61/2, 69, 70, 73/2
Mercury Theatre on the Air (Series). 1938 1, 2, 3/2, 4-9, 10/1, 11/1, 72/2
Mercury Wonder Show Interview. 9/7/43 38/2
Mexico (Hello Americans). 1/10/43 51/2
Miss Dilly Says No (This Is My Best). 3/20/45 62/1
Moat Farm Murder (Mercury Summer Theatre). 7/26/46 6/1, 70/1
Mobiloil (Series). 1944 55-58, 60, 61/1
Moby Dick (Mercury Summer Theatre). 8/30/46 38/1
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Campbell Playhouse). 2/11/40 32/1
Mrs. James and the Pot of Tea (Ceiling Unlimited) 1/25/43 50/2
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Campbell Playhouse). 11/12/39 26/1
My Little Boy (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 8/8/38 4/1
My Little Boy. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 1/19/42 46/2



The Navigator (Ceiling Unlimited) 11/23/42 39/2
New Year's (Eversharp No. 3). [1944] 54/2



Only Angels Have Wings (Campbell Playhouse). 2/25/40 33/1
The Open Window; My Little Boy (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 8/8/38 4/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Lear) (Series). 1945/1946 37/2, 40/1, 52/2, 54/1, 63-68
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Groucho Marx. 1/26/44 55/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Robert Benchley. 2/16/44 55/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Lionel Barrymore. 2/2/44 55/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Hedda Hopper. 2/23/44 56/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Ann Sothern. 2/9/44 55/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Victor Moore. 3/1/44 56/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Charles Laughton. 3/15/44 56/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Betty Hutton. 3/22/44 57/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Mary Boland. 3/29/44 57/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Lucille Ball. 3/8/44 56/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Monty Woolley. 4/12/44 57/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Dennis Day. 4/5/44 57/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Ann Sothern. 5/17/44 58/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Wilde Twins, Lois Collier. 5/24/44 58/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Marjorie Reynolds. 5/31/44 58/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). 6/14/44 60/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Martha O'Driscoll. 6/21/44 60/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Lynn Bari. 6/28/44 60/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Special D-Day Show. 6/7/44 58/2
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Susan Hayward. 7/12/44 61/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Ruth Terry. 7/19/44 61/1
Orson Welles Almanac (Mobiloil). Guest: Lana Turner. 7/5/44 60/2
Our Town (Campbell Playhouse). 5/12/39 17/2



Pan-American Airlines (Ceiling Unlimited). 12/28/42 50/1
Pan-American Day. 4/14/42 47/1
Passenger to Bali (Mercury Summer Theatre). 7/5/46 69/1
Passenger to Bali (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 11/13/38 11/1
Peter Ibbetsen (Campbell Playhouse). 9/10/39 19/2
Philco Radio Hall of Fame (Series). 12/24/44 45/1
Post War (Eversharp No. 4). [1944] 54/2
President Vargas' Birthday (Brazil). 4/18/42 47/1
President's Bill of Rights Program (We Hold These Truths). 12/15/41 44/1
Private Lives (Campbell Playhouse). 4/21/39 16/2
Rabble in Arms (Campbell Playhouse). 3/3/40 33/2



Readers' Digest. 3/31/46 59/2
Reading Out Loud. 9/3/43 41/2, 47/1
Rebecca (Campbell Playhouse). 12/9/38 11/2
Ritmos de las Americas (Welles ill; music by Lud Gluskin and his orchestra). 1/24/43 52/1
Romance. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 10/20/41 41/2
Romeo and Juliet Selections (Mercury Summer Theatre). 8/2/46 70/1



Search for Henri Le Fevre (Mercury Summer Theatre). 7/12/46 69/2
Seventeen (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 10/16/38 7/2
Sherlock Holmes (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 9/25/38 5/2
Show Boat (Campbell Playhouse). 3/31/39 16/1
Shut Eye (Eversharp No. 6). [1945?] 41/1
Silver Theatre (Series).73
Slavery - Abednego (Hello Americans). 12/20/42 51/1
Snow White (This Is My Best). 3/27/45 62/2
Something about Joe (Free World Theatre). n.d. 38/2
Something's Going to Happen to Henry. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/1/41 42/2
Song of Solomon. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 9/29/41 40/1
St. Luke, Chap. II. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/22/41 44/2I
Stars in Their Courses, Part 1 (Silver Theatre). 11/13/38 73/1
Stars in Their Courses, Part 2 (Silver Theatre). 11/20/38 73/2
Symptoms of Being 35. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/8/41 42/2



Tale of Two Cities(Mercury Theatre on the Air). 7/25/38 2/1
Tale of Two Cities - Rehearsal (Lux). 3/26/45 75/2
Tale of Two Cities - Rehearsals (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 7/25/38 2/1
Tell-Tale Heart (Mercury Summer Theatre). 8/23/46 38/1
That's Why I Left You. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 11/10/41 42/1
Theodora Goes Wild (Campbell Playhouse). 1/14/40 30/1
There Are Frenchmen and Frenchmen. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/29/41 44/2
There's Always a Woman (Campbell Playhouse). 12/17/39 28/2
The Things We Have (An American Cavalcade) (Campbell Playhouse). 5/26/39 18/2
The 39 Steps (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 8/1/38 2/2
The 39 Steps - Rehearsal (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 8/1/38 3/2, 72/1
This Is My Best (Series). 1945 48, 62
Thunder from the Mountains (Cavalcade of America). 9/28/40 35/1
Treasure Island (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 7/18/38 1/2
Treasure Island - Rehearsals (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 7/18/38 71/1
Twelfth Night (Mercury Shakespeare). 6/38 Welles mss. II
[Twentieth]20th Century (Campbell Playhouse). 3/24/39 Tape: 15/2



University of Chicago Roundtable. n.d. 37/1



Vanessa (Campbell Playhouse). 12/10/39 28/1
Vanity Fair (Campbell Playhouse). 1/7/40 29/2
Victoria Regina (Campbell Playhouse). 6/2/39 19/1
Voice of Freedom Speech. 5/8/47 37/2, 43/2



War of the Worlds (Mercury Theatre on the Air). 10/30/38 10/1
War Workers. (Ceiling Unlimited 12/14/42 50/1
We Hold These Truths (President's Bill of Rights Program). 12/15/41 44/1
Welles - H. G. Wells Interview. 10/28/40 38/2
What Every Woman Knows (Campbell Playhouse). 9/24/39 20/2
Whitman poetry. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/8/41 42/2
Wickford Point (Campbell Playhouse). 5/5/39 17/1
Wilbur Brown, Habitat: Brooklyn. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 12/1/41 42/2
Wild Oranges. Orson Welles Almanac (Lady Esther). 11/3/41 42/1
Wind, Sand & Stars (Ceiling Unlimited). 11/30/42 39/2
With Your Wings (Ceiling Unlimited). 1/25/43 50/2


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