The Films of Orson Welles / Edition 1

The Films of Orson Welles / Edition 1

by Robert Garis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521649722

ISBN-13: 9780521649728

Pub. Date: 05/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers a comprehensive survey of Orson Welles's life and career, charting the progress of the extraordinary talent that produced such a sequence of splendid successes and puzzling failures. Robert Garis offers both an insightful account of Welles's fascinating character and ample interpretive commentary that freshens our appreciation and understanding of his

Overview

This book offers a comprehensive survey of Orson Welles's life and career, charting the progress of the extraordinary talent that produced such a sequence of splendid successes and puzzling failures. Robert Garis offers both an insightful account of Welles's fascinating character and ample interpretive commentary that freshens our appreciation and understanding of his work. At the heart of this book are sustained readings of Welles's masterpieces, Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons, and critically incisive accounts of his other major films, The Lady from Shanghai, Touch of Evil, Othello, Macbeth, and Chimes at Midnight.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521649728
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Film Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Forewordxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
1Career Overview1
2Citizen Kane32
3The Magnificent Ambersons69
4The Lady from Shanghai95
5Touch of Evil110
6Welles's Shakespeare127
Macbeth128
Othello149
Chimes at Midnight160
Notes167
Bibliography169
Filmography171
Index179

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