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Orson Welles (1915-1985)
A genius very few have matched in cinema history, Orson Welles made his name at the age of 23, with his Martian invasion radio spoof. As a film director, his 'Citizen Kane (1941)' is often voted the number one film of all-time, and, for this film, he won an Oscar for best screenplay with Herman J. Mankiewicz. Welles's portrayal of Graham Greene's amoral Harry Lime, in 'The Third Man (1949)', further pushed his acting credentials, when his performance made Lime one of the most memorable and chilling of all cinema villains. Welles was also a handsome leading man in his youth, and played Charlotte Bronte's Rochester in 'Jane Eyre (1944)'.

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The Third Man - Film Review

Orson Welles DVDs available from - in association with and

ORSON WELLES DVDs available from - in association with
Citizen Kane : Special Edition [1941] Citizen Kane : Special Edition [1941]
Universal Pictures Video
DVD - July 21, 2003
Orson Welles' Macbeth [1951] Orson Welles' Macbeth [1951]
Second Sight Films Ltd.
DVD - August 25, 2003
ORSON WELLES DVDs available from - in association with


Orson Welles Filmography
(most recent films listed first)

Someone To Love (1987)
The Transformers: The Movie (voice) (1986)
The Enchanted Journey (voice) (1984)
Hot Money (1983)
Where Is Parsifal? (1983)
Slapstick (Of Another Kind) (voice) (1982)
Butterfly (1982)
History Of The World: Part I (voice/narrator) (1981)
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (presenter/narrator) (1981)
Tajna Nikole Tesle (1980)
The Greenstone (voice/narrator) (1980)
The Double McGuffin (voice/narrator) (1979)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
The New Media Bible: Book Of Genesis (narrator) (1979)
Il grande attacco (voice/narrator) (1978)
Hot Tomorrows (1977) (voice)
Some Call It Greed (voice/narrator) (1977)
Rime Of The Ancient Mariner (voice/narrator) (1977)
Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Ein unbekannter rechnet ab (1974) (voice)
Necromancy (1972)
Treasure Island (1972)
Get To Know Your Rabbit (1972)
La décade prodigieuse (1971)
A Safe Place (1971)
Freedom River (voice/narrator) (1971)
Malpertuis (1971)
London (1971)
Waterloo (1970/I)
Catch-22 (1970)
Start The Revolution Without Me (1970)
The Kremlin Letter (1970)
The Deep (1970)
The Golden Honeymoon (1970)
Is It Always Right To Be Right? (voice/narrator) (1970)
Bitka na Neretvi (1969)
12 + 1 (1969)
The Southern Star (1969)
Kampf um Rom II - Der Verrat (1969)
Kampf um Rom I (1968)
House Of Cards (1968)
Oedipus The King (1968)
The Immortal Story (1968)
Tepepa (1968)
I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)
The Sailor From Gibraltar (1967)
Casino Royale (1967)
A Man For All Seasons (1966)
Paris brûle-t-il? (1966)
Campanadas a medianoche (1965)
La fabuleuse aventure de Marco Polo (1965)
The Finest Hours (voice/narrator) (1964)
The V.I.P.s (1963)
Ro.Go.Pa.G. (1963)
Le procès (1962)
I tartari (1961)
La Fayette (1961)
Austerlitz (1960)
Crack In The Mirror (1960)
David e Golia (1960)
Ferry To Hong Kong (1959)
Compulsion (1959)
High Journey (voice/narrator) (1959)
The Roots of Heaven (1958)
South Seas Adventure (voice/supplemental narrator) (1958)
Touch Of Evil (1958)
The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
Man In The Shadow (1957/I)
Moby Dick (1956)
Mr. Arkadin (1955)
Napoléon (1955)
Three Cases Of Murder (1955)
Trouble In The Glen (1954)
Si Versailles m'était conté (1954)
L'uomo, la bestia e la virtù (1953)
Trent's Last Case (1952)
The Tragedy Of Othello: The Moor Of Venice (1952)
Return to Glennascaul (narrator) (1951)
The Black Rose (1950)
Prince Of Foxes (1949)
The Third Man (1949)
Black Magic (1949)
Macbeth (1948)
The Lady From Shanghai (1947)
The Stranger (1946)
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
Jane Eyre (1944)
Journey Into Fear (1943)
The Magnificent Ambersons (voice/narrator) (1942)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Too Much Johnson (1938)
The Hearts Of Age (1934)









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