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Welles, Orson 1915-1985

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Citizen Kane by Robert McKee( Visual )

339 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 6,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

268 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

68 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 )

128 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,888 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
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

52 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring sea saga of one man's obsession for revenge upon the enormous white whale that has defeated Captain Ahab once before
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

122 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,001 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 )

34 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Turkish and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

136 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy entitled Macbeth
The stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

234 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,604 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
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II
The lady from Shanghai by Orson Welles( Visual )

94 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,337 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
The Trial by Orson Welles( Visual )

181 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A symbolistic study of the tyranny of modern social systems. Portrays the experience of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime and is prepared for questioning and trial
The war of the worlds by Howard Koch( Recording )

128 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account about a Martian invasion of earth, starring Orson Welles. Based on the novella by H.G. Wells
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 1,309 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
Jane Eyre by Robert Young( Visual )

64 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 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 )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the ages of man. Includes eras through the French Revolution
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( 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
Orson Welles's F for fake by Orson Welles( Visual )

66 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,025 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
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the public ministry of Jesus Christ
 
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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 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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ออร์สัน เวลส์

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오슨 웰스

웰스, 오슨 1915-1985

웰즈, 오슨 1915-1985

ウェルズ, オーソン

オーソン・ウェルズ

奧森·威爾斯

奧遜威爾斯

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The third manA man for all seasonsTouch of EvilMoby DickThe magnificent AmbersonsThe TrialThe war of the worldsJane EyreAround the world in 80 days