Citizen Welles: a biography of Orson Welles

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Scribner's, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 655 pages
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Examines the life and work of the distinguished actor and filmmaker, detailing his influence on others in the film business, his troubled careers, and his tragic final years

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User Review  - jonmight - LibraryThing

This is the book that turned me into an obsessed fan of Orson Welles. It gives a great chronological view of the life of Welles concentrating mostly on his professional projects rather than his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

While it contains some errors and misapprehensions (pointed out succinctly in Rosenbaum's "Discovering Orson Welles," overall the book seems even-handed and shies away from Welles' personal life. I'd have preferred more citing of sources, but overall a satisfying overview of his life and work. Read full review


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