Orson Welles

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  • Birth Name: George Orson Welles
  • Birth Place: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
  • Died: October 9, 1985
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer, Producer
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The Tuesday Playlist: War of the Worlds at 75, Women of Interest, Naked Vegas

Today's history lesson: You shouldn't always believe what you hear. Long before TV, let alone social media like Twitter and Facebook, the medium of radio held sway over the public consciousness — and more to the point, the collective imaginatio… Read more

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Lady From Shanghai - Official Trailer
01:49 — Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara (Orson Welles, who also directed) joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a (more…)
Black Rose - Trailer
01:28 — A Russian Police Major (Alexander Nevsky) is enlisted by the LAPD to help solve a series of gruesome murders perpetrated against young women by a sadi (more…)
Wear and Tear: The Threads of My Life
02:05 — Tracy Peacock Tynan grew up in London in the 1950’s and 60s, privy to her parents’ glamorous parties and famous friends—Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh (more…)
A Man For All Seasons - Trailer
01:19 — Great chronicle of the conflict between Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII that ultimately changed history and cost More his life. Multi-Oscar winner (more…)

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Sun Apr 30 12:50pm
The Roots of Heaven FXM

John Huston directed this version of the Romain Gary novel about a dentist (Trevor Howard) pleading for the preservation of Africa's elephants. Errol Flynn, Eddie Albert, Orson Welles, Juliette Greco. Denis: Paul Lukas. Orsini: Herbert Lom. Habib: Gregoire (more…)

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Mon May 1 3:30am
The Roots of Heaven FXM

John Huston directed this version of the Romain Gary novel about a dentist (Trevor Howard) pleading for the preservation of Africa's elephants. Errol Flynn, Eddie Albert, Orson Welles, Juliette Greco. Denis: Paul Lukas. Orsini: Herbert Lom. Habib: Gregoire (more…)

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Mon May 1 6:00am
The Muppet Movie SHO2e

Puppets upstage celebrity stars as Kermit leaps at a chance for stardom.

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Peter Bogdanovich on the Night Orson Welles Punk'd America

Were we really that naive? The PBS American Experience documentary War of the Worlds (Tuesday, Oct.…

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What happens when Watson's employment as Sherlock's sober companion runs out? CBS' Elementary will f…

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Lie to Me (Fox, 9/8c, Monday)Call it the unsocial network, as the "to tell the truth" procedural wra…

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Zac Efron Is Feeling Welles, and More Movie News

High School Musical emo-boy Zac Efron will star in Me and Orson Welles, an adaptation of Robert Kapl…

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Ford Tough: Bogdanovich, Spielberg and Others Remember a Legend

Director Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon) pays tribute to a cinema giant in Tur…

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  • Birth Name: George Orson Welles
  • Birth Place: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
  • Died: October 9, 1985
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

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