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CBS Campbell Playhouse 1939 broadcast

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The CBS Campbell Playhouse 1939 broadcast of “A Christmas Carol” Lionel Barrymore performs the role of Scrooge for the radio broadcast. Back before television, a holiday season tradition in America was listening to “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens as performed on radio by Lionel Barrymore and narrated by Orson Welles with the Mercury Theatre group. The music was composed… Read more »