Make sure all words and movie titles are spelled correctly and try again. In this multifaceted reimagining of the timeless classic by H. Wells, a catastrophic attack on Earth by intelligent extraterrestrial life forces the remainder of humanity to struggle for survival. After the devastating alien attack, disparate pockets of survivors emerge into a shattered world. As the dust settles on their brave new world, the survivors are forced to face some cold truths. The survivors make some disarming discoveries not only about the aliens but also about themselves. When astronomers detect a transmission from another galaxy, it is definitive proof of intelligent extra-terrestrial life. They do not have to wait long. Within days, mankind is all but wiped out by a devastating attack; pockets of humanity are left in an eerily deserted world.
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War of the Worlds (S1 E1): Episode One
The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. The novel's first appearance in hardcover was in from publisher William Heinemann of London. Written between and ,  it is one of the earliest stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The novel is one of the most commented-on works in the science fiction canon. The plot has been related to invasion literature of the time. The novel has been variously interpreted as a commentary on evolutionary theory, British imperialism , and generally Victorian superstitions, fears, and prejudices. Wells said that the plot arose from a discussion with his brother Frank about the catastrophic effect of the British on indigenous Tasmanians. What would happen, he wondered, if Martians did to Britain what the British had done to the Tasmanians? At the time of publication, it was classified as a scientific romance , like Wells's earlier novel The Time Machine.
by H. G. Wells
Welles was only 23 years old when his Mercury Theater company decided to update H. The show began on Sunday, October 30, at 8 p. Sunday evening in was prime-time in the golden age of radio, and millions of Americans had their radios turned on. By then, the story of the Martian invasion was well underway. Welles introduced his radio play with a spoken introduction, followed by an announcer reading a weather report.