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Jesse Kalin <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 23 Aug 2000 14:00:14 -0600
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The original radio broadcast itself is available through various
"nostalgia" and "old radio" sources, if that would be of help.

>Dear AMIA-L and Screen-L People:
>Does anyone know of a source for purchase or rental of a video (or even
>film) of the Paramount TV production The Night that Panicked America?
>It was broadcast in the Los Angeles area on 31 October 1975, on KABC.
>It is a docudrama about the events surrounding Orson Welles' Mercury
>Theater  radio production of H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds in 1938.
>We have a professor who would like to screen it in September to a class
>that he is teaching.
>I've checked a number of commercial video sources (Facets, Movies
>Unlimited, etc.) and found nothing.  I've sent email to Paramount Home
>Movies, Television, and Motion Pictures people, but it is too soon to
>have received a response.
>Any assistance would be appreciated!
>Leslie the Librarian who usually just lurks and enjoys the discussions
>and information
>Leslie Kay Swigart, Librarian
>University Library, California State University, Long Beach
>1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, California, USA 90840-1901
>Voice: 562-985-8327   FAX: 562-985-8327   Email: [log in to unmask]
>Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite

Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite