The Films of Orson Welles

The Films of Orson Welles

by Robert Garis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521640148

ISBN-13: 9780521640145

Pub. Date: 05/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Offering a comprehensive overview of Orson Welles' life and career, this book highlights the filmmaker's career, emphasizing his astonishing precocity and extraordinary talent that resulted in great success as well as puzzling failure. At the core of the book are sustained studies of Welles' masterpieces, Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons, and critically…  See more details below

Overview

Offering a comprehensive overview of Orson Welles' life and career, this book highlights the filmmaker's career, emphasizing his astonishing precocity and extraordinary talent that resulted in great success as well as puzzling failure. At the core of the book are sustained studies of Welles' 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:
9780521640145
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Film Classics Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. Career overview; 2. Citizen Kane; 3. The Magnificent Ambersons; 4. The Lady from Shanghai; 5. Touch of Evil; 6. Welles' Shakespeare.

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