The Extraterrestrials

The Extraterrestrials

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A Martian invasion arrives in Quito, Ecuador.

On February 1949, Radio Quito broadcasted an adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds. The story of the supposed Martian invasion turned the Ecuadorian city upside down, and would have tragic and unexpected results.

You can read the Spanish transcript of the episode or an English translation.

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CREDITS

PRODUCED BY
Lisette Arévalo


EDITED BY
Camila Segura, Luis Fernando Vargas and Daniel Alarcón


SOUND DESIGN
Andrés Azpiri


MUSIC
Andrés Azpiri


FACT CHECKING
Andrea López-Cruzado


ILLUSTRATION
Regina Rivas


COUNTRY
Ecuador


PUBLISHED ON
14/01/2020

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