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Orson Welles: The Origins of Citizen Kane

Orson Welles

by Harlan Lebo Orson Welles: Asking for the impossible The creation of Citizen Kane is a story of many contrasts: it is a celebration of artistic vision and a disturbing account of corporate conspiracy. It is a drama that played

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100 Years of Orson Welles

Orson Welles

AFI president George Stevens Jr., uttered the following words when he introduced Orson Welles on the February 1975 evening that the great director received the AFI’s 3rd Life Achievement Award. “A Great man never reminds us of others,” Stevens said.

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