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Orson Welles

Orson Welles (arms raised) rehearses his radio depiction of H.G. Wells' classic, The War of the Worlds. The broadcast, which aired on October 30, 1938, ...

The Mercury Players outside the Stony Creek Theater, Aug., 1938. (l-r

The War of the Worlds (radio drama)

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Jane Eyre(From left to right) John Abbott, Orson Welles, and Joan Fontaine in Jane Eyre (1943), directed by Welles. © 1943 Twentieth Century-Fox Film ...

Orson Welles broadcasts his radio show of HG Wells' science fiction novel The War of

The radio program that began as Mercury Theatre on the Air became Campbell Playhouse when the soup company deciding to come on board as a sponsor after the ...

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Portrait of Orson Welles for Citizen Kane, 1940.

Broadcast on December 23, 1938, Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" starred Orson Welles as Ebenezer Scrooge. The cast included his wife, Virginia Nicolson ...

Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News


Orson Welles

MacbethOrson Welles and Jeanette Nolan in Macbeth (1948). Courtesy, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (Source Call Number: Ball Collection ...


No one involved with Welles' radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds expected to deceive listeners to the degree that they did. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)

Orson Welles days before his death.

Welles, OrsonOrson Welles, 1939. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; gift of Elsie M. Warnecke

"I am constant as the Northern Star": Caesar (Joseph Holland, standing at center) addresses Brutus (Orson Welles, left) and the conspirators shortly before ...

Citizen Kane (1941)

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Paola Mori and Welles, days before their marriage (May 1955)

Lionel Barrymore is best known to movie fans for his portrayal of the evil Mr. Potter in director Frank Capra's Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life.

Arthur Anderson (Lucius) and Orson Welles (Brutus) in the Mercury Theatre's Broadway production of Caesar (1937)

Orson Welles (Othello) and Suzanne Cloutier (Desdemona) in Welles's Othello (1952

Orson Welles as Harry Lime in The Third Man | 15 Movie Quotes You Never Knew Were Ad-Libbed

Publicity photo taken outside Maxine Elliott's Theatre

The Third ManOrson Welles in The Third Man (1949), directed by Welles. © 1949 London Film Productions



Orson Welles with his mother, Beatrice Ives Welles

From Brecht to Lorca, the playwrights who became theatre's freedom fighters

Orson Welles arriving at the Palace Theatre for the premiere of Citizen Kane - May 1st

Joseph Cotten and Arlene Francis

Orson Welles


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CBS and Campbell's announce the third season of Campbell Playhouse to be directed by Diana Bourbon

Orson Welles: A Touch of Genius

Sir Cecil Beaton, Orson Welles, Vanity, 1937 Certainly one can't blame a mad genius.Orson made art for arts sake!

Orson Welles - Mercury Theatre - The Pickwick Papers - November 20, 1938

Orson Welles, Michael Macliammoir and Loiuse Prussing at the Woodstock Opera House in 1934.

War of the Worlds, Orson Welles, Air Raid, Archibald MacLeish

THE FUCKING PORCUPINE Hollywood Actor, Old Hollywood, Cinema Theatre, Orson Welles, Jim

Citizen KaneOrson Welles (left) and Joseph Cotten in Citizen Kane (1941), directed by Orson Welles. © 1941 RKO Radio Pictures Inc.; photograph from a ...

Fred Astaire: Putting on his TOP HAT

CBS Announces 'First Person Singular', Welles new radio program, from July 10


Orson Welles, 1951 by Jane Bown - a picture from the past

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Citizen Kane (1941)

Orson Welles - Campbell Playhouse - Counselor-At-Law - January 6, 1939


Orson Welles and Keith Baxter in a scene from Chimes at Midnight. (Janus Films

Yesss (voiced by Taraji P. Henson, center) shows Ralph

Charles Foster Kane paying tribute to Charles Foster Kane in “Citizen Kane.” Image: RKO Pictures.

Orson Welles

"The Black Rose" - The mesmerizing Orson Welles: Remembering the actor-director on his centenary - Pictures - CBS News

First Spot Ad for Campbell Playhouse under John Houseman, dated 41-11-29

From Welles himself, in another unpublished text — bolstered by the logical conclusion, which I should have reached while ...

Claire Danes: Sonja Jones

Agnes Moorehead, Zasu Pitts and Welles

A childhood photo of Orson Welles.

He focused from the 1950s on, he focused on his acting career and continued to work in the theater, and wrote some unsuccessful TV pilots.

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Welles and John Houseman

The Magnificent Ambersons

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Orson Welles and Shirley Temple with a mini roller coaster

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Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh and Orson Welles

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Orson Welles - Mercury Theatre - Dracula - July 11, 1938

The composer / director / librettist in September 2018 during the dress rehearsal of “Orson

Welles rehearses at the mic. (© Corbis)

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39 Bibliography Callow, Simon. The Road to Xanadu. Cowie, Peter. A Ribbon of Dreams: The Cinema of Orson Welles. A.S. Barnes: New York, 1973.

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Agnes Moorehead, Zasu Pitts and Welles

Joseph Cotten (I) (1905–1994)

Arlene Francis, Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles at a rehearsal