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Publisher Description

This collection contains six classic Christmas radio productions from the '30s, '40s, and '50s:

"A Christmas Carol" from Campbell Playhouse, with Orson Welles as host and Lionel Barrymore as Ebeneezer Scrooge (December 24, 1939)

"Christmas by Injunction", a dramatization of O. Henry's classic story, from Author's Playhouse (December 21, 1941)

"Miracle on 34th Street" from Lux Radio Theatre, with the stars of the original motion picture: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, and Edmund Gwenn (December 25, 1949)

"'Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Paul Gallico, from Radio City Playhouse (December 25, 1949)

"Lullaby of Christmas" starring Roddy McDowall and Ruth Hussey, from Family Theater (December 19, 1951)

"All is Bright" from CBS Radio Workshop (December 23, 1956)

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
NARRATOR
Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Roddy McDowall, Ruth Hussey
LENGTH
03:50
hr min
RELEASED
2006
November 21
PUBLISHER
Radio Spirits, Inc.
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
102.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Mama Jo W ,

Classic Christmas Radio Plays

I grew up listening to 98 records of Lionel Barrymore playing Ebeneezer Scrooge. To me it is the best portrayal of the story. I would hope that all children would have the opportunity to hear this interpretation of Dickens' work.

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