The Mercury Theatre production of The War of the Worlds is told from a news broadcaster's point of view for the first two-thirds of the broadcast.
This episode was Mr Welles adaptation of the H G Wells novel of the same name.
The initial point of view in the radio broadcast is that of the audience.
Broadcast radio is one-way radio, meant for commercial purposes.
He tuned into the radio because his favourite broadcast was on.
Orson Welles' 1938 broadcast "War of the Worlds."
H.G. Wells was the person who made the original novel of the war of the worlds
Orson Welles .
the year 1938
By announcing it before during and after the broadcast (APEX)
Newscasters usually present only factual information to audiences.
By telling the story as if it were happening right then instead of reading directly from the novel question…
Musical Interludes. APEX
Boredom or annoyance
They added 'interruptions' from a supposed radio broadcaster to make the story more believable. Apparently it worked - because there were a number of people who committed suicide - believing the broadcast was a real invasion !
No writer up to the very end of the nineteenth century expressed any idea that intelligent life might have developed there far, or indeed at all, beyond its earthly level.
Sent notices letting everyone know that the events were part of a fictional show.
He used shorter sentences and simpler words.
a mayor network radio show
Humans are too vain and shouldn't take their safety for granted