Compass Classroom is delighted to present The Campbell Playhouse for use with any literature course or as a standalone resource for your homeschool.
Orson Welles features great stars of the theatre and Hollywood in forty-five, hour-long engrossing adaptations of classic plays and novels, as well as adaptations of popular motion pictures. Welles serves as host, inviting a host of luminaries such as narrators and many times portray the leading roles.
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- MP3 files tagged for use in iTunes or similar music database
The Campbell Playhouse, a continuation of The Mercury Theatre On The Air , was sponsored by Campbell Soup as a direct result of the success of Welles’ broadcast of War of the Worlds in 1938. Welles directed and starred in the show, which aired live on CBS from 1938-1940.