The war of the worlds is a science fiction novel by english author h g wells first serialized in 1897 by pearsons magazine in the uk and by cosmopolitan magazine in the us the novels first appearance in hardcover was in 1898 from publisher william heinemann of london written between 1895 and 1897 it is one of the earliest stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an . The war of the worlds is an episode of the american radio drama anthology series the mercury theatre on the air directed and narrated by actor and future filmmaker orson welles as an adaptation of h g wellss novel the war of the worlds 1898. The night america trembled is as far as i know the first movie of the events that happened during the radio broadcast of orson welles doing hg wells war of the worlds on october 30 1938. A hoax that will be remembered for all time welles broadcast of an adaptation of hg wells war of the worlds on oct 30 1938 stands as a vivid reminder of the power of the media and of the general publics vulnerability when it is gripped by fear in fall of 1938 europe was at war. Orson welles was only 23 years old when his mercury theater company decided to update hg wells 19th century science fiction novel war of the worlds for national radio despite his age welles
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