Mercury Theatre was a theater company founded in New York City in 1937 by Orson Welles and John Houseman. After a string of live theatrical productions, in 1938 the Mercury Theatre progressed into their best-known period as The Mercury Theatre on the Air, a radio series that included one of the most notable and infamous radio broadcasts of all time, The War of the Worlds, broadcast on October 30, 1938. Click here for a list of episodes on this old time radio CD Set.
for an audio sample from this old time radio show.
Note: The CDs are in mp3 format and will play on any personal computer, laptop or disc player specifically designed to play mp3 files. Also, you can copy ("synch") the files from your pc's CD/DVD drive to your pc then upload them to an mp3 player (iPod, etc.) Please note that an mp3 compact disc will not play on older home or automobile CD players.