New York: Evolution / a stereo dimension recording, N.D. Newspapers. First Edition Stereo 4001. Slipcased. Two-record LP vinyl records "rechanneled to simulate stereo," square double-sided folios (standard album size: 12 3/3" x 12 3/8"), cover art of newspaper clippings in B&W on red, inside of hinged albums has on left a contemporary B&W framed photo of young Orson Welles & facing it an essay entitled "The Night The World Came To An End - Almost" by Howard Koch, the radio-play writer, longplaying 78 stereo records in paper sleeves and double-sided hinged slipcase, with more contemporary newspaper clippings in B&W and red on verso, 4-sides with radio recordings (about 13-14 minutes each). Near Fine / Very Good. Item #2262
George Orson Welles (1915 – 1985) was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film. He is remembered for his innovative work in all three: in theatre, most notably Caesar (1937), a Broadway adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar; in radio, the legendary 1938 BROADCAST "The War of the Worlds"; and in film, Citizen Kane (1941), consistently ranked as one of the greatest films ever made.
Welles found national and international fame as the director and narrator of a 1938 radio adaptation of H. G. Wells' novel The War of the Worlds performed for his radio anthology series The Mercury Theatre on the Air. It reportedly caused widespread panic when listeners thought that an invasion by extraterrestrial beings was actually occurring. Although some contemporary sources claim these reports of panic were mostly false and overstated, they rocketed Welles to notoriety.--Wikipedia
NF for record; VG for the cover: rubbing and minor soil. One original protective record sleeve has a piece torn away near the center. Replacement sleeve included.