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Orson Welles - Les Miserables (1937)

(4,875 Sterne; 12 Bewertungen)

Welles' first radio series as director/producer/adaptor, in which he developed the techniques later used in The Mercury Theatre on the Air.


This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.

Chapters

370723 The Bishop

29:23

370730 Javert

27:50

370806 The Trial

29:00

370813 Cosette

28:53

370820 The Grave

26:55

370827 The Barricade

24:23

370903 Finale

25:29

Bewertungen

John Houseman

(5 Sterne)

Houseman and Welles split as co-workers shortly after Welles began his film career. They weren't enemies, but they never worked together again either. Go figure. This 7 part series is the best audio adaptation of Miserables I've ever heard.

Only 22?

(4 Sterne)

when he did this series. Was he working with John Houseman at this time, does anyone know?

enjoyable

(5 Sterne)

it is fun hearing a theatrical version that is not musical.