Orson Welles interviewed 1960

I had never seen this interview, but it’s fascinating to see Welles here in 1960 (age 45), well photographed (in black & white), lots of expression in his face to watch.  He talks about various topics … authors, Shakespeare, his famous voice, Gregg Toland, Citizen Kane, Art, Life, etc.  Many were frustrated that his film work after Citizen Kane seemed fragmented by comparison, but look what he accomplished beyond film, in the theatre (he was one of the great Shakespearean actors) and radio (he panicked a nation with his War of the Worlds broadcast in 1938).  He was truly larger than life, and as charismatic and complex as the characters he portrayed.

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