Orson Welles, Volume 1: The Road to Xanadu
A brilliant biography of the young Orson Welles, from his prodigious childhood and youth, his triumphs with the Mercury Theatre, to the making of Citizen Kane. Vivid, vastly entertaining, this is the definitive Welles biography.
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ORSON WELLES: The Road to XanaduUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A superbly wrought, aesthetically and psychologically acute portrait of Welles's sheer, undisciplined genius. The first of a projected two volumes, this biography takes Welles to the grand old age of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RDHawk6886 - LibraryThing
The highest praise for this book is the sheer amount of research that went into its production. The book is extremely well researched, particularly with respect to the contemporaneous reactions to ... Read full review