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Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Spain/Switzerland 119m, B&W Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Orson Welles, Keith Baxter, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, Marina Vlady, Fernando Rey A brilliant adaptation and interweaving of a number of Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

10/15/2016 · 2 Comments

F for Fake (1973)

France 88m, Colour Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, Joseph Cotten, Elmyr de Hory, Clifford Irving, François Reichenbach, Gary Graver As an exploration of authenticity and the value … Continue reading

12/25/2015 · 2 Comments

The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

US 87m, B&W Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Ted de Corsia The Lady from Shanghai is a visually brilliant film noir shot largely … Continue reading

04/18/2014 · 2 Comments

The Stranger (1946)

US 96m, B&W Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Konstantin Shayne A well-liked college professor living in an idyllic Connecticut town is accused as a war … Continue reading

07/22/2013 · 2 Comments

Touch of Evil (1958)

US 112m (restored cut), B&W Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Marlene Dietrich The 1998 restored cut of Touch of Evil is … Continue reading

02/05/2012 · 5 Comments

Macbeth (1948)

US 107m, B&W Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O’Herlihy, Roddy McDowall Macbeth, as envisioned by Welles is an unorthodox production which is shaped by not only … Continue reading

10/09/2011 · 6 Comments

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

USA 88m, sound (B&W) Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins The Magnificent Ambersons are an influential upper class family whose … Continue reading

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