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Wells, Welles, and War of the Worlds

Tuesday, October 12 - 6:00 PM


Discover what inspired author HG Wells' novel War of the Worlds and how the radio performance of Orson Welles gave it a new, sensationalized, life.

Masks required.

Author H.G. Wells' classic thriller of extraterrestrial invasion has been one of the most influential science fiction novels for over a century. Actor Jim Knight will present background on both author Wells and what inspired this sci-fi classic and relate information on the famous 1938 radio broadcast directed and narrated by legendary star, Orson Welles. Jim will also recite some dramatic excerpts from the original novel.



Location

189 25th St NW
Canton, OH 44709
Event Type
Senior Citizen
Literary

Organization

Stark County District Library

Date / Time

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Contact

Name:
North Branch
Phone:
(330) 456-4356
Email:
north@starklibrary.org
More Info:
https://stark.libnet.info/event/5538420