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September 18, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Orson Welles’s Mr. Arkadin (aka Confidential Report)

These notes accompany screenings of Orson Welles’s Mr. Arkadin (aka Confidential Report) on September 19, 20, and 21 in Theater 3.

By the time Mr. Arkadin (aka Confidential Report) finally arrived in America in 1962, the career of Orson Welles (1915–1985) had undergone more highs and lows than a roller coaster constructed across the expanse of the Himalayas. Read more

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May 3, 2011  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane. 1941. USA. Directed by Orson Welles

Citizen Kane. 1941. USA. Directed by Orson Welles

These notes accompany the screenings of Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane on May 4, 5, and 6 in Theater 3.

Orson Welles (1915–1985) would have been 96 this Friday. Like the other three greatest American-born directors (D. W. Griffith from La Grange, Kentucky; John Ford from Portland, Maine; and Howard Hawks from Goshen, Indiana), Welles (from Kenosha, Wisconsin) was a product of that essentially rural America which began to disappear with the coming of the Industrial Age. Read more