Orson Welles And The Mercury Theatre On The Air* ‎– Theatre Of The Imagination: Radio Stories By Orson Welles And The Mercury Theatre

The Voyager Company ‎– V1012L
Laserdisc, Mono

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A1 Rebecca
Conductor – Bernard HerrmannScript By – John Houseman, Orson WellesScript By [Original Novel] – Daphne Du MaurierVoice Actor – Agnes Moorehead, Alfred Shirley, Eustace Wyatt, Frank Readick, George Coulouris, Margaret Sullavan, Mildred Natwick, Orson Welles, Ray Collins (2)
A2.1 Heart Of Darkness
Script By [Original Novel] – Joseph ConradVoice Actor – Orson Welles
A2.2 The Apple Tree
Script By [Original Short Story] – John GalsworthyVoice Actor – Geraldine Fitzgerald, Orson Welles
A3.1 My Little Boy
Script By – Carl EwaldVoice Actor – Dix Davis, Orson Welles, Ray Collins (2), Ruth Warrick
A3.2 The Hitch Hiker
Script By – Lucille FletcherVoice Actor – Alice Frost, Orson Welles
B1 A Tale Of Two Cities
Conductor – Bernard HerrmannVoice Actor – Betty Garde, Edgar Barrier, Erskine Sanford, Eustace Wyatt, Frank Readick, Kenneth Delmar, Martin Gabel, Mary Taylor, Orson Welles, Ray Collins (2), Richard Wilson (15), William Alland
B2.1 H.G. Wells Meets Orson Welles
Interviewee – H.G. Wells, Orson WellesInterviewer – Charles Shaw (6)
B2.2 The Song Of Solomon
Narrator – Orson Welles
B2.3 Noah Webster's Library/Dorothy Parker Poetry
Script By [Poems] – Dorothy ParkerVoice Actor – Joseph Cotten, Lucille Ball, Marsha Hunt (2), Orson Welles
B2.4 Hamlet
Script By – William ShakespeareVoice Actor – Orson Welles
B2.5 Doris Miller Tribute 3:42
B2.6 The Shadow: "The White Legion"
Voice Actor – Agnes Moorehead, Orson Welles
B3.1 The Sun Rising/No Man Is An Island
Narrator – Orson Welles
B3.2 Ladies & Gentlemen, There's A Full Moon Out Tonight
Voice Actor – Dorothy Comingore, Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Ray Collins (2)
B3.3 Wilbur Brown, Habitat Brooklyn
Script By – Arthur StanderVoice Actor – Glen Anders, Orson Welles, Ray Collins (2)
B3.4 Theatre Of The Imagination: The Mercury Company Remembers
Interviewee – Arlene Francis, Cliff Thorsness, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John Houseman, Peggy Webber, Richard Barr (2), Richard Wilson (15), William AllandInterviewee [From Previously Recorded Interviews] – Bernard Herrmann, Orson WellesNarrator – Leonard MaltinProducer – Frank Beacham (2)Script By – Frank Beacham (2)



Audio-only laserdisc, with no video content. Extended Play (CLV) format. Each side contains three hours of monophonic audio on three separate audio tracks (Analog 1, Analog 2, and Digital).

Tracks are listed in this order on jacket:

Side 1:
Digital Track
1: Rebecca (Chapter 3, Time: 59:51)
Analog Track 1
1: Heart of Darkness (Chapter 1, 29:55)
2: The Apple Tree (Chapter 5, 30:01)
Analog Track 2
1: My Little Boy (Chapter 2, 27:12)
2: The Hitch Hiker (Chapter 4, 29:45)

Side 2
Digital Track
1: A Tale of Two Cities (Chapter 8, 59:45)
Analog Track 1
1: H.G. Wells Meets Orson Welles (Chapter 7, 7:28)
2: The Song of Solomon (Chapter 10, 4:19)
3: Noah Webster's Library/Dorothy Parker Poetry (Chapter 12, 3:59)
4: Hamlet (Chapter 13, 5:25)
5: Doris Miller Tribute (Chapter 15, 3:42)
6: The Shadow: "The White Legion" (Chapter 16, 28:13)
Analog Track 2
1: The Sun Rising/No Man Is An Island (Chapter 6, 7:00)
2: Ladies & Gentlemen, There's a Full Moon Tonight (Chapter 9, 2:01)
3: Wilbur Brown, Habitat Brooklyn (Chapter 11, 9:53)
4: Theatre of the Imagination: The Mercury Company Remembers (Chapter 14, 39:33)

"Original acetate recordings were mastered on digital audio tape by Glenn Simonelli at the Archives of Traditional Music, Indiana University. Those recordings are part of the Orson Welles Collection at the Lilly Library, Indiana University."

"Audio post-production by Digital Magnetics, Hollywood, CA."

"Portions of this recording were restored by Sonic Solutions, San Francisco, CA, with the NoNOISE™ digital audio processing system."

"Manufactured by 3M, St. Paul, Minnesota 55144."

ISBN 0-931393-90-6