6 audio CDs in a beautiful, sealed, case collection.
If you are a film buff or a collector of Orson Welles...you won't want to miss out on these original radio show classics! Enjoy these rare dramatizations by the legendary Orson Welles.
Les Misérables...is a French historical novel by *Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title.
Orson Welles was only 22-year-old when he developed the idea of telling stories with first-person narration on the series, which was his first job as a writer-director for radio. Les Misérables was one of Welles's earliest and finest achievements on radio, and marked the radio debut of the Mercury Theatre.
Les Misérables is a seven-part radio series broadcast July 23–September 3, 1937 (Fridays at 10 p.m. ET), on the Mutual Network. Orson Welles adapted Victor Hugo's novel, directed the series and starred as Jean Valjean. The 22-year-old Welles developed the idea of telling stories with first-person narration on the series, which was his first job as a writer-director for radio. Les Misérables was one of Welles's earliest and finest achievements on radio, and marked the radio debut of the Mercury Theatre.
The production costarred Martin Gabel as Javert, Alice Frost as Fantine, and Virginia Nicolson, Welles's first wife, as the adult Cosette. The supporting cast included Ray Collins, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane, Betty Garde, Hiram Sherman, Frank Readick, Richard Widmark, Richard Wilson and William Alland.
Information courtesy of Wikipedia.
Part 1 - July 23, 1937 "Chapter 1: The Bishop"
Part 2 - July 30, 1937 "Chapter 2: Javert"
Part 3 - August 6, 1937 "Chapter 3: The Trial"
Part 4 - August 13, 1937 "Chapter 4: Cosette"
Part 5 - August 20, 1937 "Chapter 5: The Grave"
Part 6 & 7 - August 27, 1937 "Chapter 6: The Barricade"
and September 3, 1937 "Chapter 7: Finale"
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