Orson Welles‘ dramatic anthology series Mercury Theatre on the Air, infamous for its Halloween broadcast of The War of the Worlds, found a sponsor and became Campbell Playhouse in December 1938. The program continued to feature the charismatic and fiery Welles as both a host and an actor. The great Lionel Barrymore portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge in Campbell Playhouse’s annual performance of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Language: English. Narrator: Orson Welles, Lionel Barrymore. Audio sample: https://samples.audible.de/pf/radi/000822/pf_radi_000822_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.