The Campbell Playhouse (1938-1940)
The Campbell Playhouse
(1938 - 1940)
Radio / Adventure / Drama / Anthology
Directed by Orson Welles and George Zachary
Written by Howard Koch and Wyllis Cooper
Cast: Orson Welles, Bea Benaderet, Frank Reddick, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, George Coulouris, Georgia Backus, Everett Sloane and Edgar Barrier.
The Campbell Playhouse began on December 9, 1938, offering 60-minute adaptations of classic plays and novels, plus some adaptations of popular motion pictures. The program was hosted and directed by the great Orson Welles, and featured his famous Mercury Theater Troupe.