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Orson Welles
   directed   
Touch of Evil (1958)
Orson Welles
   directed   
Citizen Kane (1941)
Screenplay
Orson Welles
   directed   
London (1971)
Written by
Ferry to Hong Kong (1959)
   starred   
Curt Jurgens, Sylvia Syms and Orson Welles
Director: Lewis Gilbert. Also starred Jeremy Spencer, Noel Purcell and Milton Reid.
Orson Welles
   was born in   
Kenosha, U.S.A.
1915-1985. Actor and motion-picture director
Orson Welles
   said   
"A Good Artist Should Be Isolated. If He Isn’t Isolated, Something is Wrong."
U.S. filmmaker, actor, producer. Interview, Hollywood Voices
Orson Welles
   said   
"Ecstasy is Not Really Part of the Scene We Can Do on Celluloid."
U.S. filmmaker, actor, producer.
Orson Welles
   said   
"Everybody Denies I Am a Genius—but Nobody Ever Called Me One!"
U.S. filmmaker, actor, producer.
Orson Welles
   said   
"I Hate Television. I Hate It As Much As Peanuts. But I Can’t Stop Eating Peanuts."
U.S. filmmaker.
The Third Man (1949)
   starred   
Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles
Directed by Carol Reed
Orson Welles
   directed   
The Magnificient Ambersons (1942)
The Stranger (1946)
   starred   
Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young and Orson Welles
Director: Orson Welles. Also starred Philip Merivale, Richard Long & Konstantin Shayne. Plot: An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.
Touch of Evil (1958)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Orson Welles
Director: Orson Welles. Also starred Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff & Joanna Cook Moore. Plot: Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town.
1938
   was the year   
Orson Welles Broadcast "The War of the Worlds"
Panics the country when people think it is for real, Oct 30
Orson Welles
   was considered for the role of   
Friar Tuck or King Richard in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Orson Welles
   was considered for the role of   
Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972)
Marlon Brando got the part
Orson Welles
   was considered for the role of   
Darth Vader (voice) in Star Wars (1977)
James Earl Jones got the part
"Donovan's Brain"
   was released by   
Orson Welles
1982 - Best Spoken Word Album
"Citizen Kane"
   was released by   
Orson Welles
1979 - Best Spoken Word Album
"Great American Documents"
   was released by   
Helen Hayes, Henry Fonda, James Earl Jones & Orson Welles
1976 - Best Spoken Word Album
The Third Man (1949)
   starred   
Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles
IMDB rating 8.5/10. Directed by Carol Reed. Won Oscar for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White. Won Bafta Award for Best British Film.
The Shadow (1930-1954)
   had the star   
Orson Welles
Welles was the most famous to play character Lamont Cranston (1937 - 1938)
The Lives of Harry Lime (1951-1952)
   had the star   
Orson Welles
BBC adaptation of Graham Green’s “The Third Man”
Touch of Evil (1958)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Orson Welles
IMDB: 8.4/10. Director: Orson Welles. National Film Preservation Board Award.
War of the Worlds
   was perpetrated by   
Orson Welles
A radio program that aired on Oct. 30, 1938, caused panic among millions. The radio play was made in the form of a report about the real invasion of Martians. People fought hysterically, jumped out of windows, and some claimed they witnessed the Martians, and only narrowly escaped death.
1938
   was the year   
Orson Welles Broadcast "The War of the Worlds"
Panics the country when people think it is for real, Oct 30
Orson Welles
   said   
"My Doctor Told Me to Stop Having Intimate Dinners for Four. Unless There Are Three Other People"
American director, writer, actor and producer for film, stage, radio and television
Orson Welles
   said   
"There Are Only Two Emotions in a Plane: Boredom and Terror"
American director, writer, actor and producer for film, stage, radio and television
Citizen Kane (1941)
   starred   
Orson Welles, William Alland
Directed by Orson Welles
I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)
   starred   
Orson Welles, Oliver Reed and Carol White
Director: Michael Winner. Also starred Harry Andrews, Michael Hordern & Wendy Craig. Plot: vertising golden boy Andrew Quint (Reed) is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to leave his former life behind, going as far as saying good-bye to his wife and mistresses. He finds, however, that it's not so easy to escape the past.
Citizen Kane (1941)
   starred   
Orson Welles, William Alland and Agnes Moorehead
IMDB rating 8.6/10. Directed by Orson Welles. 1 Oscar win & 2 nominations. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 1989.
Compulsion (1959)
   starred   
Orson Welles, Diane Varsi and Dean Stockwell
Director: Richard Fleischer. Also starred Bradford Dillman, E. G. Marshall & Martin Milner. Plot: Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case.






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