WKBW radio’s “War of the Worlds”, the most famous radio broadcast in Buffalo history, will be celebrated with the screening of the documentary film “WKBW Radio’s War of the Worlds, The Legacy Continues” tonight, October 30th at the historic Aurora Theatre at 7 PM.
The documentary screening will be followed by a live Q & A featuring WBEN personality and Hall of Fame broadcasters Sandy Beach and Pat Feldballe and documentary producer Bob Koshinski. Beach, Feldballe and Koshinski will be available for interviews at 6:30 PM in the lobby of the Aurora Theatre on Main Street in East Aurora.
The documentary features interviews with the late Jeff Kaye, Irv Weinstein, Jim Fagan and other members of the original cast of KB radio’s War of the Worlds. Also, in the film are iconic radio legends Sandy Beach, Dan Neaverth, Dan Kriegler, John Zach, Pat Feldballe, Jim Pastrick, Tom Atkins and John Hager. Film and television actor William Fichtner and television and film producer Nick Bakay, who both grew up in Buffalo, share their memories of the Buffalo Halloween broadcast along with Buffalo Broadcasters Chairmen Emeritus Dave Gillen, Entercom Operations Manager Tim Wenger, 97 Rock Promotions Director Dave Jickster and famous Blasdell restaurateur Dennis DiPaolo.
WKBW Radio’s War of the Worlds, The Legacy Continues is sponsored by the Buffalo/Niagara Film Office and the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.