Orson Welles’ "War of the Worlds"
And Much More…
The Screen Arts Mavericks & Makers collection at the University of Michigan Library’s Special Collections Research Center consists of the personal and professional papers of a number of noted film directors including Robert Altman, Jonathan Demme, and John Sayles. In this course for those 50 and over, Instructor Phil Hallman will help us explore a variety of material pertaining to the life and career of Orson Welles -- letters, diaries, photographs, drawings, and production documents, including the hundreds of letters sent to him following his Mercury Theater on the Air’s infamous broadcast of "War of the Worlds" on October 30, 1938.
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