10/14/2007 Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

 

The Day the Earth Stood Still, from the short story, Farewell to the Master, by Harry Bates. Broadcast January 4, 1954, and featuring the star of the film, Michael Rennie, as Klaatu. A rare science fiction film of the period in which the alien isn't here to invade the Earth, but to issue a warning about our warlike nature. The only other actor from the original film is Billy Gray, playing Bobby Benson. He went on to be the son in TV's Father Knows Best.

Playlist Tracks: 
Lux Radio Theater - The Day the Earth Stood Still
Album: Day the Earth Stood Still; Label: CBS Radio Network
Air Date: 
October 14, 2007

Sound Affects: A Radio Playground Archives