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War of the Worlds 1938 Broadcast Shelby Lemon, Typography 302


Good Heavens, something’s

w

r

i

g g

l

i

n

g out of the


shadow like a gray snake


Now it’s another one, and a n o t h e r

they look like

tentacles


There I can SEE the thing’s body now,

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LARGE BEAR as a

and it glistens like wet leather. But that face, it...


Ladies and Gentlemen, It’s

INDESCRIBABLE


I can hardly FORCE myself to keep

Looking

at it. It’s so awful.


The eyes are

Black

and GLEAM


like a

erpent


The mouth is

shaped with saliva


dripping from its rimless lips. They seem to, oh,

quiver

& pulsate


MONSTER or whatever it is, can hardly move


The thing’s rising

UP

now.

It seems weighed

DOWN

by possibly gravity or something.


The crowd falls

kcab

now. They’ve seen plenty.


EXTRAordinary This is the most

experience, Ladies and Gentlemen.


wo f\ rds . Yf lĂš

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I’ll pull this

phone with me as I

micro

TA LLKK


STOP

the description until

I can take a

.NEW POSITION

I’ll have to


Hold on, will you please

I’ll be right back in a minute.


War of the Worlds Speech