0:36 minutes

Relive Orson Welles\' infamous radio dramatization 75 years after the mass hysteria event it spawned. The film examines the elements that made America ripe for the hoax: America\'s longtime fascination with life on Mars the emergence of radio as a powerful new medium the shocking Hindenburg explosion of 1937 and Welles himself, the 23-year-old wunderkind director of the drama and mischief-maker supreme.

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