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Welles, Orson 1915-1985

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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

396 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 6,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

266 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime-- and thus begins this legendary tale of love, deception, and murder
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

71 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Touch of Evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

132 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

128 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish new production made from Welles' original shooting script, allowing audiences to finally see his epic vision of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Booth Tarkington novel fully realized. The haunting story of a wealthy Midwestern family's struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century
The Citizen Kane book : Raising Kane by Pauline Kael( Book )

41 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Turkish and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

86 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yossarian, a reluctant bombadier stationed in the Mediterranean in World War II, has come to the utterly sane conclusion that everyone is trying to kill him. The Germans, yes, but also commanding officers supposedly on his own side like Col. Cathcart, who keeps raising the number of missions his flyers must perform to finish their tours. Everybody seems equally dead-set on his destruction, and Yossarian is just as determined to stay alive. An enormous and excellent ensemble cast bring to life the lunacy and logical illogic of Joseph Heller's classic novel
The stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

174 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after World War II to lead the Allies to a notorious spy planning to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
Robert Whitlow's The trial by Orson Welles( Visual )

205 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Recording )

131 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of a Martian invasion of earth. The script, Invasion from Mars, was written by Howard Koch and was based on the 1898 novella by H.G. Wells
The lady from Shanghai by Orson Welles( Visual )

106 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seaman becomes involved in the murderous intrigue of a crippled lawyer and his homicidal, frustrated wife. Culminates in a shoot-up in a hall of mirrors
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century in India, a young mongoose is adopted by a British family. Protecting his family to the death, Rikki battles two evil cobras who want to kill the humans in order to safely hatch their eggs
Around the world in 80 days by Buzz Kulik( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... shows a rather different side of Moses, the Stone Age and the Roman Empire - in which Brooks is a stand-up philosopher playing Caesar's Palace. Next, the truth is finally told about the Spanish Inquisition in a splashy production number featuring song-and-dance monks and swimming nuns ... It's history as you've never known it - completely irreverent and positively hilarious. -- Container
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
Arbitrage by Orson Welles( Visual )

59 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In this free-form documentary, the legendary filmmaker gleefully engages the central preoccupation of his career - the tenuous line between truth and illusion, art and lies
This is Orson Welles by Orson Welles( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen består af interviews, optaget på bånd
The invasion from Mars; a study in the psychology of panic by Hadley Cantril( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1982 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: "On Halloween night 1938, Orson Welles broadcast a radio adaptation of the H.G. Wells fantasy, The War of the Worlds. What listeners heard sounded so realistic that at least a million were frightened by word that "strange creatures" from Mars had landed in central New Jersey and were "unleashing a deadly assault." Several thousand were so terrified they ran into the streets, drove away in their cars, or called the police for information about how to escape. Why did so many panic when the circumstances reported were so improbable? That is just the question Hadley Cantril, then a young social psychologist, set out to answer." Originally published in 1940, The Invasion from Mars remains a classic. The broadcast provided a unique real-life opportunity to explore why the relatively new medium of radio could have such an effect. Using a mix of research methods, Cantril shows that the impact of the broadcast had less to do with what went out over the air than with the "standards of judgment" people did or did not use in evaluating what they were hearing. This book is of continuing value to those interested in communications and mass behavior
A ribbon of dreams; the cinema of Orson Welles by Peter Cowie( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A man for all seasons
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Gouels, Orson.

Gouels, Orson 1915-1985

Jeeves, O.W. 1915-1985

Orson Uells

Orson Welles

Orson Welles actor, director, guionista y productor de cine estadounidense

Orson Welles Amerikaans filmacteur

Orson Welles amerykański reżyser, producent, scenarzysta i aktor filmowy

Orson Welles attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Orson Welles réalisateur, acteur, producteur et scénariste américain

Orson Welles US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Schauspieler und Autor

Orsons Velss

Spelvin, G.O. 1915-1985

Uėlls, Orson

Uėlls, Orson 1915-1985

Welles G. O. 1915-1985

Welles, George O. 1915-1985

Welles, George Orson.

Welles, George Orson 1915-1985

Welles O. 1915-1985

Welles, Orson 1915-

Yèlls, Orson.

Όρσον Γουέλς

Орсан Уэлс

Орсон Веллс

Орсон Велс

Орсон Уелс

Орсън Уелс

Уэллс Д. О. 1915-1985

Уэллс О. 1915-1985

Уэллс, Орсон американский кинорежиссёр, актёр, сценарист

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اورسن ولز

اورسن ويلز

أورسون ويلز، 1915-1985

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오슨 웰스

웰스, 오손 1915-1985

웰스, 오슨 1915-1985

웰즈, 오슨 1915-1985

ウェルズ, オーソン

オーソン・ウェルズ

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奥逊·威尔斯

奧遜威爾斯

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The third manA man for all seasonsTouch of EvilThe magnificent AmbersonsRobert Whitlow's The trialThe war of the worldsAround the world in 80 daysThis is Orson Welles