Orson Welles: The Pocket Essential Guide (Revised and Updated Edition)

Orson Welles: The Pocket Essential Guide (Revised and Updated Edition)

Martin Fitzgerald


Overview

A fats man with a deep voice who drank loads of sherry? An unreliable film-maker who constantly went over the years and over price range? some of the most leading edge storytellers of the century? He used to be all of this and more.

Welles stunned Broadway along with his all-black voodoo model of Macbeth, challenged the USA executive along with his creation of The Cradle Will Rock, terrified the US together with his spoof radio broadcast of The warfare of the Worlds, after which on the gentle age of 26, directed what many folks think about the best American movie ever made: Citizen Kane.

What's during this Pocket crucial consultant? in addition to an introductory essay, every one of Welles's movies is separately reviewed and analysed, and there's a convenient multimedia reference guide.

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