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‘Heart of Darkness’ in ‘Citizen Kane’ | A R T L▼R K

On the 1st of May 1941, the American drama film Citizen Kane had its premiere in New York City. The film co-written, directed, produced by, and starring Orson Welles, has … Continue reading


Orson Welles Takes on William Randolph Hearst – Silver Screenings

In 1939, Orson Welles signed a contract to make two films with the Hollywood studio RKO. This was no standard-issue movie contract. Nay, this contract likely made other filmmakers a bit envious: … Continue reading

11/03/2016 · 2 Comments

Orson Welles: Media and Mass Hysteria | A R T L▼R K

On the 30th of October 1938, the U.S. radio network CBS broadcast an audio drama from the Mercury Theatre on the Air series adapted from English sci-fi writer H. G. … Continue reading

10/30/2016 · Leave a comment

Don’t make them like this anymore … real actors who can act .. | ‘ Ace Friends News ‘

Video post by @AceFriendsNews. Source: Don’t make them like this anymore … real actors who can act .. | ‘ Ace Friends News ‘

01/28/2016 · 2 Comments

A Covent Garden Gilflurt’s Guide to Life: A Trip to the Theatre: Orson’s Shadow

Originally posted on A Covent Garden Gilflurt’s Guide to Life. Final casting has been announced for the European premiere of Orson’s Shadow, a critically acclaimed comedy by Austin Pendleton, about the … Continue reading

06/20/2015 · Leave a comment

Quote • Orson Welles and Richard Burton

Setting—A restaurant Richard Burton: “I have Elizabeth [Taylor] with me who so wants to meet you. May I bring her over to your table?” Orson Welles: “No. As you can … Continue reading

11/01/2014 · 4 Comments