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Preparing the sound effects in The Night That Panicked America (1975)

Preparing the sound effects in The Night That Panicked America

This is a truly amazing drama, recounting (with an acceptable degree of artistic license), the behind the scenes making of The War Of The Worlds broadcast and the panic that .... read more.

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Grover's Mill is selected, in The Night That Panicked America Plotting the broadcast, in The Night That Panicked America Preparing the sound effects, in The Night That Panicked America

Grover's Mill is selected.

Plotting the broadcast.

Preparing the sound effects.

Paul Shenar as Orson Welles, in The Night That Panicked America Paul Shenar as Orson Welles, in The Night That Panicked America Paul Shenar as Orson Welles, in The Night That Panicked America

Paul Shenar as Orson Welles.

Paul Shenar as Orson Welles.

Paul Shenar as Orson Welles.

The cast gathered in the studio, in The Night That Panicked America Soundman simulates opening of Martian Cylinder, in The Night That Panicked America Water Tower is shot up at Grover's Mill, in The Night That Panicked America

The cast gathered in the studio.

Soundman simulates opening of Martian Cylinder.

Water Tower is shot up at Grover's Mill.

Panicked party goers gather round the radio in The Night That Panicked America John Ritter tracks down the Martian Invaders at Grover's Mill, in The Night That Panicked America Tom Bosley looks on in the studio control room, in The Night That Panicked America

Panicked party goers gather round the radio.

John Ritter tracks down the Martian Invaders at Grover's Mill.

Tom Bosley looks on from the studio control room.

The view from the Control Booth, in The Night That Panicked America Press and Police invade the studio, in The Night That Panicked America

The view from the Control Booth.

Press and Police invade the studio.

See also

Films

1957
The Night America Trembled

The Night America Trembled. An extraordinary live production from the renowned Studio One televsion series that re-enacts the infamous Orson Welles War Of The Worlds radio broadcast of 1938.

Radio

1938
The War Of The Worlds by Orson Welles

The War Of The Worlds by Orson Welles. The infamous radio broadcast that panicked America on Halloween night.

1944
War Of The Worlds, Santiago, Chile

The War Of The Worlds. Santiago in Chile suffers a major panic when the Welles broadcast is remade to terrifying effect.

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