Articles about: Orson Welles

Orson Welles in Brazil during the filming of “It’s All True”

Orson Welles was a director at RKO whose films included Citizen KaneThe Magnificent Ambersons, and the unfinished project It’s All True. He also wrote, acted in, and did some uncredited directing work on Journey Into Fear. After the studio re-edited The Magnificent Ambersons and cancelled It’s All True, Welles left RKO.

Richard Bennet, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Don Dilaway, Agnes Moorehead, and Ray Collins in "The Magnificent Ambersons"

Review: Orson Welles’ “The Magnificent Ambersons,” Starring Tim Holt

The “Citizen Kane” director returns with a similarly ambitious follow-up, starring Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, and Joseph Cotten.
Host Bob Hope at the 14th Academy Awards

“Valley” Beats “Kane;” Fontaine Wins Sister Rivalry; and More Moments From the 14th Academy...

Last night’s Academy Awards ceremony saw “How Green Was My Valley” steal the show from “Citizen Kane,” along with more upsets and surprises.
Academy Award winners Gary Cooper, Joan Fontaine, Mary Astor, and Donald Crisp

The 14th Academy Awards Winners

With five wins off of ten nominations, How Green Was My Valley swept the 14th Academy Awards ceremony, as expected, on February 26, 1942.
The stage at the 13th Academy Awards ceremony

The 14th Annual Academy Award Nominees (and Where to Watch Them)

The Academy has announced the nominees for their annual awards ceremony, to take place this year on February 26.
Carole Lombard in Vigil of the Night

Carole Lombard, Star of “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” and Wife of Clark Gable, Dies...

Carole Lombard, the star of “My Man Godfrey,” “Twentieth Century,” and “To Be or Not to Be,” died in a plane crash alongside 21 other passengers on the night of Friday, January 16.

The Top Five Films of 1941

Editor-in-Chief Wesley Emblidge picks his five favorite films from the past year of movies.
Monty Woolley, Bette Davis and Ann Sheridan in "The Man Who Came to Dinner"

Review: William Keighley’s “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” Starring Bette Davis and Monty...

Based on the hit Broadway play of the same name, “The Man Who Came to Dinner” is a theatrical comedy that takes a humorous and satirical look at Hollywood personalities.
Pearl Harbor

Hollywood Reacts to the Attack on Pearl Harbor

The biggest names in Hollywood share their thoughts after the devastating attack today on the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii.

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