Tagged: war-of-the-worlds

‘War of the Worlds’ for the 21st Century Takes Over Downtown Los Angeles

It might have been one of the earlier disseminations of fake news, if, that is, the October 30, 1938 radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds,” hadn’t already been a dramatization of H.G. Wells’ 1898 novel of the same name. Chalk it up to wunderkind Orson Welles, 23 at the time, who with his band […]

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The War of the Worlds

        This Week’s Winner is H.G. Wells Classic The War of the Worlds performed by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the air.  This show was originally aired on Halloween night, 1938 and boy...

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First edition of HG Wells’ ‘The War of the Worlds’ doubles estimate at £11,000

Martians land in Surrey and terrorise much of southern England in tripedal war-machines equipped with death-rays before finally succumbing to terrestrial bacteria. That, put very simply, is the story line of HG Wells’ 1898 novel, ‘The War of the Worlds’, an apocalyptic vision that retains an iconic place in the realms of science fiction. The […]

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Exploring Tomorrow

        Hello and welcome to the Friday four Pack for Friday, May 5, 2017. We hope you all had a great Star Wars day yesterday! This week’s winner fits right in with Exploring Tomorrow, a...