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Orson Welles

Birth Name: George Orson Welles

Birth Place: Kenosha, WI

Birthday: May 6, 1915, Taurus

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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Citizen Kane - Trailer
00:53 — Orson Welles' masterwork dazzles anew in a superb 70th-anniversary digital transfer. It's grand entertainment, sharply acted (starting many of Welles' (more…)
The Tartars - Official Trailer
02:29 — Blood will beget blood. Viking chief Oleg (Victor Mature) slays a leader of the Russian Tartars and takes a lovely Tartar maid captive. Tartar overlor (more…)
Who's Out There?
28:19 — Orson Welles explores the possibilities of life on other planets and recounts the dramatic implications behind the "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast (more…)
Me and Orson Welles - Trailer 1
02:07 — A high-school student gets a part in Orson Welles' famous production of ``Julius Caesar.''

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Fri Sep 30 12:30am
Start the Revolution Without Me TCM

Swashbucklers are the target in this salute to the novels of Dumas. Gene Wilder, Donald Sutherland. Louis XVI: Hugh Griffith. Marie Antoinette: Billie Whitelaw. Jacques: Jack MacGowran. Christina: Ewa Aulin. Bud Yorkin directed.

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Thu Oct 6 6:00am
The Black Rose FXM

Saxon leader (Tyrone Power) flees England and has many adventures in the Orient. Lavish but ponderous. Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins, Cecile Aubry, Laurence Harvey and a huge cast. Directed by Henry Hathaway.

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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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The Wednesday Playlist: Musical Rivalries on Nashville as Voice Takes On Idol

Don't you hate when this sort of thing happens? Country diva frenemies Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton)…

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Elementary Scoop: What Happens When Watson's Job Ends?

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

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Matt's Picks: January 31-February 3

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…

Peter Bogdanovich; John Ford on the set
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, WI
  • Birthday: May 6, 1915, Taurus
  • Died: October 9, 1985
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

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