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Campbell Theater Playhouse: “A Christmas Carol”

Original Air Dates: December 23, 1938

Performance Date: December, 2002

The Campbell Theater Playhouse was a CBS Radio drama series directed by and starring Orsen Welles and produced by John Houseman. It was a continuation of their earlier program Mercury Theater On the Air.

The program featured adaptations of the world's best literature and dramas, including Show Boat (featuring Edna Ferber as Parthy), Dodsworth, Liliom, A Farewell to Arms, and Les Miserables.

The Campbell Playhouse broadcast “A Christmas Carol” twice. The first was in 1938 and featured Welles as Scrooge. In 1939 they performed it again, this time with Lionel Barrymore as Scrooge.

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