Classic Christmas Radio Plays

  • von Campbell Playhouse, Author's Playhouse, Lux Radio Theatre, more
  • Sprecher: Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Roddy McDowall, Ruth Hussey
  • 3 Std. 49 Min.
  • Radio/TV


This collection contains six classic Christmas radio productions from the '30s, '40s, and '50s:

"A Christmas Carol" from Campbell Playhouse, with Orson Welles as host and Lionel Barrymore as Ebeneezer Scrooge (December 24, 1939)

"Christmas by Injunction", a dramatization of O. Henry's classic story, from Author's Playhouse (December 21, 1941)

"Miracle on 34th Street" from Lux Radio Theatre, with the stars of the original motion picture: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, and Edmund Gwenn (December 25, 1949)

"'Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Paul Gallico, from Radio City Playhouse (December 25, 1949)

"Lullaby of Christmas" starring Roddy McDowall and Ruth Hussey, from Family Theater (December 19, 1951)

"All is Bright" from CBS Radio Workshop (December 23, 1956)