The Night That Panicked America
The Night That Panicked America is a 1975 television movie. The film is divided between a recreation of the recording of the infamous 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells's The War of the Worlds and fictional accounts of public reaction.
Starring: Vic Morrow (Hank Muldoon), Cliff DeYoung (Stefan Grubowski), Michael Constantine (Jess Wingate), Walter McGinn (Paul Stewart), Eileen Brennan (Ann Muldoon), Meredith Baxter (Linda Davis), Tom Bosley (Norman Smith)
and Will Geer (Reverend Davis)
Presenting: Paul Shenar (Orson Welles)
On October 30th, 1938, Orson Welles readies The Mercury Theatre on the Air to broadcast a unique adaptation of the H.G. Wells story, The War of the Worlds. Little do they know of the panic that will ensue.
Behind the Scenes
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