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WELLES MSS.

TAPES (Boxes 28-29)

These audiotapes are chieflyof radio programs. With the exception of later additions, theyare arranged chronologically by the date of the earliest programon the tape. [See Vertical File for list of tapes in tape numberorder.]

Alphabetical Listing ofTapes

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 I sMy 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 (GulfScreen 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 NationalCommittee. 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 theAmerican Presidency (Welles' Herald Tribune Speech). 10/18/4447/2
  • 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 isguest 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.. 4/27/4037/2
  • 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. 6/38Welles mss. II
  • Mercury Shakespeare. 6/39Welles 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). 194455-58, 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 ofTea (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 LittleBoy (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 (Mobil oil). Guest: Groucho Marx. 1/26/44 55/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Robert Benchley. 2/16/44 55/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Lionel Barrymore. 2/2/44 55/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Hedda Hopper. 2/23/44 56/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Ann Sothern. 2/9/44 55/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Victor Moore. 3/1/44 56/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Charles Laughton. 3/15/44 56/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Betty Hutton. 3/22/44 57/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Mary Boland. 3/29/44 57/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Lucille Ball. 3/8/44 56/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Monty Woolley. 4/12/44 57/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Dennis Day. 4/5/44 57/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Ann Sothern. 5/17/44 58/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Wilde Twins, Lois Collier. 5/24/44 58/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Marjorie Reynolds. 5/31/44 58/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). 6/14/44 60/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Martha O'Driscoll. 6/21/44 60/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Lynn Bari. 6/28/44 60/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Special D-Day Show. 6/7/44 58/2
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Susan Hayward. 7/12/44 61/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). Guest: Ruth Terry. 7/19/44 61/1
  • Orson Welles Almanac (Mobil oil). 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. 4/14/4247/1
  • 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. 9/3/4341/2, 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
  • 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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