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H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds: An Historical Perspective

H.G. Wells' classic tale of interplanetary invaders landing on Earth has enthralled audiences around the world for decades. This intriguing two-part documentary examines the history of the famous sci-fi story, from the panic caused by Orson Welles' 1938 radio broadcast to the 1953 screen production through to the 2005 Steven Spielberg blockbuster. Also included is an insightful look at the history of the Red Planet, from the ancient Greeks to today's Rover landings.

Year: 2005
Genre: Documentaries, Film On Film, General Docos, HG Wells, Universe & Space Docos, Historical
Country: USA
Director: Rod Pyle
Duration: 134 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Documentary (Historical)

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