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This Is Orson Welles

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ISBN-10: 030680834X

ISBN-13: 9780306808340

Edition: 1998 (Reprint)

Authors: Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Jonathan Rosenbaum

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This collection of conversations between Welles and Peter Bogdanovich includes insights into Welles' radio, theatre, film and television work, and Hollywood producers, directors and stars.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/22/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Welles, who cowrote, produced, directed, and starred in the acclaimed movie "Citizen Kane," was only 26 years old when the film was released in May 1941. When he arrived in Hollywood just two years earlier, he was already an international celebrity, having been active in New York theater and radio for almost a decade as an actor, director, and writer. He started the Mercury Theatre with John Houseman in 1937, and the critical acclaim that followed their productions of "Julius Caesar" (1937) and "Housebreak House" (1938) led to a contract with CBS radio. From 1938 to 1940, Welles wrote, directed, and acted in the Mercury Theatre of the Air, and as part of its programming, he broadcast H. G.…