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Scott Andrew Hutchins <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 23 Aug 2000 19:30:35 -0500
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You can get this from  I have it on an LP that I dubbed to a
cassette as soon as I got it.  The version I got deletes the references that
it's a dramatization, except at the begining, though.  I can't find my tape,
but I do have a working record player again.  I haven't played it since I
bought this though.


Jesse Kalin wrote:

> 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!
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >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
> >
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