Orson Welles

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United States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)

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A principios de 1947 el cineasta Orson Welles concluia su obra maestra del cine negro, La dama de Shanghai, cuyos exteriores se filmaron en San Francisco y el puerto de Acapulco.
Across town, rehearsals are moving forward toward the opening night of an avant-garde production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," to be directed by Orson Welles.
Christian McKay, 36, is a classical pianist and actor who was plucked from the theatre to star in the new film Me And Orson Welles opposite Zac Efron.
But stealing the show from everyone, including Mr Efron, is newcomer Christian McKay who nails a near perfect performance as Orson Welles.
However, Me & Orson Welles is ultimately a showcase for newcomer Christian McKay as the bullying, egocentric titular legend.
However Me & Orson Welles is ultimately a showcase for Lancashireborn Christian McKay as the bullying, egocentric titular legend.
If Chris Welles Feder's new memoir were just another biography of the entertainment giant Orson Welles it would still be cause for celebration among scholars and fans of the man and his work.
Student Richard Samuels (Efron) manages to get a minor role in the legendary 1937 Mercury Theatre production of Julius Caesar on Broadway, directed by and starring a youthful Orson Welles (McKay).
The 1941 directorial debut of Orson Welles won just one Oscar but regularly tops critics' polls to name the best film of all time.
The late Graver recounts his experiences as a cinematographer working with Orson Welles on films such as F for Fake, Filming "Othello", and the unreleased movie The Other Side of the Wind.
But yesterday, the country famously parodied by Orson Welles as enjoying 500 years of democracy but having nothing to its name but the cuckoo clock, was able to boast of a new entry in the record books.
The New Hampshire Film and Television Office has released a promotional video featuring narration by the late actor and director Orson Welles and appearances by New Hampshire's own Fritz Wetherbee.
Mention the name Orson Welles and his most famous involvement--with the radio scare 'War of the Worlds'--immediately comes to mind; but for a deeper understanding of Welles' life and career you need What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?