Which infamous radio play, directed by a 23-year-old Orson Welles, caused a panic after it was broadcast across America?

Question: Which infamous radio play, directed by a 23-year-old Orson Welles, caused a panic after it was broadcast across America?

The given options are as follows:

  • The Shadow
  • Dracula
  • The War of the Worlds

The correct answer is: The War of the Worlds

Fact: While Welles claimed the 1938 program was not intended as a prank, the show’s realistic simulation of a live news radio broadcast still convinced a sizeable number of listeners that the American homeland was under siege by Martians.

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