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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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Histoire Immortelle
01:26 — Orson Welles’s first color film and final completed fictional feature, The Immortal Story is a moving and wistful adaptation of a tale by Isak Dinesen (more…)
The Dean Martin Variety Show Uncut: Show 0820 Trailer
01:03 — The one and only Orson Welles makes another of his many appearances on Dean's show. This time he does a Shakespearean excerpt and a Magic show.
The Magnificent Ambersons - Trailer
01:45 — Welles' great second effort(after "Citizen Kane") is an adaptation of Booth Tarkington's account of a wealthy turn-of-the-century family. Unfortunatel (more…)
Jodorowsky's Dune
01:09 — In 1975, Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky, whose films EL TOPO and THE HOLY MOUNTAIN launched and ultimately defined the midnight movie phenomeno (more…)

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Wed Jun 1 7:00am
I Love LucyLucy Meets Orson Welles(Season 6, Episode 3) HALMRK

Scheming as usual to break into show business, Lucy teams with Orson Welles. She thinks they'll be doing Shakespeare; he wants an assistant for his magic act. They're both right (sort of): Welles levitates Lucy, who bellows: “Romeo, Romeo, get me down fr (more…)

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Sun Jun 5 12:15pm
The Lady From Shanghai TCM

An Irish seaman who hires on to a yacht sailing from New York to San Francisco with a beautiful seductress finds himself in the middle of a murder plot against her husband. The film-noir thriller is famous for its climactic scene in a hall of mirrors. Orso (more…)

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Thu Jun 9 11:00am
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.…

Nashville
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)…

Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller
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…

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

Zac Efron by Barry King/WireImage.com
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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