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Discovering Orson Welles

Author: Jonathan Rosenbaum
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Discovering Orson Welles' collects Rosenbaum's writings to date on Welles and makes an irrefutable case for the seriousness of his work, illuminating both Welles the artist and Welles the man. The book is also a chronicle of Rosenbaum's highly personal writer's journey and his efforts to arrive at the truth.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
études diverses
Named Person: Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rosenbaum
ISBN: 9780520247383 0520247388 9780520251236 0520251237
OCLC Number: 70230732
Description: ix, 336 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: I missed it at the movies: objections to "Raising Kane" --The voice and the eye: a commentary on the Heart or darkness script --
Notes on a conversation with Welles --
First impressions of F for fake --
The butterfly and the whale: Orson Welles's F for fake --
Prime cut (the 107-minute Touch of evil) --
André Bazin and the politics of sound in Touch of evil --
The invisible Orson Welles: a first inventory --
Reviews of biographies by Barbara Leaming and Charles Higham and a critical edition of Touch of evil --
Afterword to The big brass ring, a screenplay by Orson Welles (with Oja Kodar) --
Wellesian: Quixote in a trashcan (New York University Welles Conference) --
Reviews of Citizen Welles and a critical edition of Chimes at midnight --
Review of Orson Welles: A bio-bibliography --
Orson Welles's essay films and documentary fictions: a two-part speculation --
The seven Arkadins --
Othello goes Hollywood --
Truth and consequence: On it's all true: based on an unfinished film by Orson Welles --
Afterword to The cradle will rock, an original screenplay by Orson Welles --
Orson Welles in the U.S.: an exchange with Bill Krohn --
The battle over Orson Welles --
Touch of evil retouched --
Excerpt from "Problems of access: on the trail of some festival films and filmmakers" (On touch of evil) --
Welles in the lime light: The third man --
Orson Welles as ideological challenge --
Orson Welles's purloined letter: F for fake --
When will --
and how can --
we finish Orson Welles's Don Quixote?
Responsibility: Jonathan Rosenbaum.
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Collects a film critic's writings on Orson Welles - some thirty-five years of them - and makes a case for the seriousness of his work, illuminating both Welles the artist and Welles the man.  Read more...

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"The intellectually insatiable Rosenbaum is just the person to dissect the myths and expose the inaccuracies that have grown to define the Welles legend. [It] has both breadth and depth." American Read more...

 
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