Orson Wells at Work

Orson Wells at Work

by Francois Thomas, Jean-Piere Berthome
     
 

Orson Welles At Work is an in-depth, behind-the-camera survey of the entire career of Orson Welles (1915-85), the esteemed actor, producer, narrator, and director. This book provides a fresh and insightful view of Welles and his work, examining the entirety of his career, from his theatrical beginnings to his very last years. It offers analyses of all his creative… See more details below

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Orson Welles At Work is an in-depth, behind-the-camera survey of the entire career of Orson Welles (1915-85), the esteemed actor, producer, narrator, and director. This book provides a fresh and insightful view of Welles and his work, examining the entirety of his career, from his theatrical beginnings to his very last years. It offers analyses of all his creative works, including his feature films, short films, unfinished works, and television programs. The discussions of his films, including Citizen Kane (1941), The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), and Touch Of Evil (1957-58), are supported by over 400 illustrations of screenplays, scripts, contracts, sketches, storyboards, models, production reports, memos, letters, and correspondence uncovered by new research in European and American archives. This book is a must for any cinema scholar and any fan of Welles' work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714845838
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.37(w) x 11.37(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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