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Orson Welles

Author: Simon Callow
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1996-<2006>
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and career of the legendary director, discussing the making of "Citizen Kane," his contributions to such films as "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "The Lady from Shanghai," and his efforts in radio comedy, spectacular theater, and newspaper politics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Callow, Simon, 1949-
Orson Welles.
New York : Viking, 1996-<2006>
(OCoLC)604984608
Named Person: Orson Welles; Orson Welles; Orson Welles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Callow
ISBN: 0670867225 9780670867226 0670872563 9780670872565
OCLC Number: 33044458
Notes: Originally published: London : J. Cape, 1995.
Description: volumes <1-2> : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: Orson Welles and the art of biography --
Pt. 1: Prodigy --
Kenosha --
Chicago --
Todd --
Ireland/Jew Süss --
Hiatus/Everybody's Shakespeare --
Wonder boy of acting/Romeo and Juliet --
Woodstock/Romeo and Juliet again --
Pt. 2: White hope --
Houseman/Panic --
FTP/Macbeth --
Horse eats hat/Doctor Faustus --
The cradle will rock --
Mercury --
Caesar --
Shoemaker's holiday/Heartbreak house --
Theatre of the air --
War of the worlds/Danton's death --
The Campbell playhouse/Five kings --
Pt. 3: Quadruple threat --
Hollywood/Heart of darkness --
Mank --
Shooting Kane --
Waiting/Native son --
Release --
The stage productions --
The radio broadcasts --
The films.
Responsibility: Simon Callow.
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Traces the life and career of the legendary director, discussing the making of "Citizen Kane," his contributions to such films as "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "The Lady from Shanghai," and his efforts in radio comedy, spectacular theater, and newspaper politics.

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