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The day the earth stood still: The famous "War of the Worlds" broadcast

It's 75 years since a radio drama, "The War of the Worlds", terrified America and launched Orson Welles' career. Here, we present a graphic breakdown of the famous broadcast from Welles and Mercury Theatre on October 30, 1938.

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 05 November, 2013, 3:00pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 26 November, 2013, 10:44am

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The day the earth stood still: The famous "War of the Worlds" broadcast

It's 75 years since a radio drama, "The War of the Worlds", terrified America and launched Orson Welles' career. Here, we present a graphic breakdown of the famous broadcast from Welles and Mercury Theatre on October 30, 1938.