George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. He is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.
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A filmed Q. & A. with students at the Cinémathèque Française, in 1982, offers both a moving portrait...
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The motherland star on being showrunner on her new sitcom, working with famous friends – and being distantly related to Bet Lynch
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Welles declares his desire for the session to be a dialogue; the students (who form a standing-room crowd) prove reticent, however, and he makes strenuously good-humored efforts to get them to engage—and then delivers generous,
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Aug 05, 2020 · Orson Welles, Actor: Citizen Kane. His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was six) he traveled the world with his father. He was orphaned at 15 after his father's death and became the ward of Dr. Maurice Bernstein of Chicago. In 1931, he ...
Orson Welles, American film actor, director, producer, and writer whose classic Citizen Kane (1941) is known for its innovative narrative techniques and its use of photography, dramatic lighting, and music to further the dramatic line. Learn more about Welles’s life and career.
For his book which would be named "This is Orson Welles," Peter Bogdanovich first met Welles in 1969 so as to record their various conversations about film, Welles' career, the theatre and other subjects. Unfortunately, the two men had a falling out with each other by the very early 1970s and weren't able to make amends.
Oct 22, 2019 · A pioneer in both film and radio, Orson Welles was born on May 6, 1915, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His parents, Richard and Beatrice, were both incredibly bright people who introduced their son to ...
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Orson Welles would’ve celebrated his 105th birthday on May 6, 2020. After making what many people cite as the greatest film ever made, “Citizen Kane” (1941), the multi-talented actor, writer ...
Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. He is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.
Orson Welles was the actor and director behind The War of the Worlds radio broadcast, the Mercury Theatre stage productions, and the movies Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Touch of Evil, Chimes at Midnight and The Other Side of the Wind.
Directed by Orson Welles. With Orson Welles, Micheál MacLiammóir, Robert Coote, Suzanne Cloutier. The Moorish General Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his Lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality, it is all part of the scheme of a bitter Ensign named Iago.
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The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, and Orson Welles. It is Welles's third completed feature film as director and his first film noir ,  about a war crimes investigator tracking a high-ranking Nazi fugitive to a Connecticut town.