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Orson Welles : the stories of his life

Author: Peter Conrad
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the mercurial life and work of Orson Welles who made "Citizen Kane", remembered to this day as the greatest of all motion pictures. This title is not a debunking of the well-aired  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Conrad
ISBN: 0571209785 9780571209781 057121164X 9780571211647
OCLC Number: 52531329
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. So Many of Me --
2. Peter Pan --
3. Everybody --
4. Faust --
5. Mercury --
6. Kurtz --
7. Kubla Cain --
8. American, Pan-American --
9. Lord of Misrule --
10. Mr. Poet --
11. Renaissance Man --
12. Sacred Beast --
13. Last Man --
14. Quixote --
15. Falstaff --
16. Prospero.
Responsibility: Peter Conrad.
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A fresh, provocative look at one of the most enigmatic figures in the history of film by "one of our most acute cultural critics"--Paul Fussell

 
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