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Orson Welles, a biography

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Published by Limelight Editions in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Welles, Orson, 1915-,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Barbara Leaming.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.W45 L4 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 578 p. :
      Number of Pages578
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1279458M
      ISBN 100879101997
      LC Control Number95011255

      AFI president George Stevens Jr., uttered the following words when he introduced Orson Welles on the February evening that the great director received the AFI’s 3rd Life Achievement Award. “A Great man never reminds us of others,” Stevens said. “ Welles.”. That night Welles gave a speech where he spoke of the idea that we all have contrary aspects within ourselves.


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