Despite the System

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Chicago Review Press, Jun 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography
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Revealing the facts rather than the myths behind Orson Welles's Hollywood career, this groundbreaking history fills in the gaps behind the drama of one of the most well-known American filmmakers.

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Despite the system: Orson Welles versus the Hollywood studios

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Undeniably the creator of a great oeuvre (e.g., Citizen Kane , The Magnificent Ambersons , and Touch of Evil ), director Orson Welles is invariably regarded as a genius manqu because of the films he ... Read full review

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Clinton Heylin is the author of Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades Revisited, Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions, Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry, Can You Feel the Silence: Van Morrison, The Da Capo Book of Rock & Roll Writing, and No More Sad Refrains: The Life and Times of Sandy Denny.

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