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
- 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.