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Orson Welles : The Pocket Essential - Martin Fitzgerald

Orson Welles

The Pocket Essential

Paperback

Published: 19th August 2010
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The Pocket Essentials Series is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more.

A fat guy with a deep voice who drank a lot of sherry? An unreliable filmmaker who always went over time and over budget? One of the most innovative storytellers of the century? He was all of this and more.

Welles shocked Broadway with his all-black voodoo version of Macbeth, challenged the government with his production of The Cradle Will Rock, terrified the nation with his spoof radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, and then at the tender age of 26, directed what many people consider the greatest American film ever made: Citizen Kane. As well as an introductory essay, each of Welles's films is individually reviewed and analyzed, and there's a handy multimedia reference guide.

ISBN: 9781842432860
ISBN-10: 1842432869
Series: Pocket Essentials (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 19th August 2010
Dimensions (cm): 19.71 x 16.154  x 1.092
Weight (kg): 0.122