Les Miserables

In 1937, amid his run with the Federal Theatre Project but before Mercury Theatre and Mercury Theatre on the Air, Welles wrote, produced, and directed a seven-episode version of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. It aired on The Mutual Network.

The episodes were

The Bishop 7/23/37
Javert 7/30/37
The Trial 8/6/37
Cosette 8/13/37
The Grave 8/20/37
The Barricade 8/27/37
Conclusion 9/3/37


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