Time has done an injustice to this overlooked noir thriller. The world that was 1946 and the fears and anxieties of neo-nazi counterinsurgency, and post-war chaos in battered Europe seem...
The TrialAdapted from the novel by Franz Kafka, THE TRIAL stars Anthony Perkins as Joseph K., an innocent victim charged with an unnamed crime. Masterfully directed by Orson Welles, who sets a riveting, maddening and brilliantly disturbing pace. While the source for THE TRIAL is described as "restored" it...Watch Movie
The StrangerHaving directed two undisputed masterpieces, CITIZEN KANE and THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS, Orson Welles delved into the suspense film, crafting a baroque postwar thriller that drew upon the style of his previous work, while laying the groundwork for his later film noir classics THE LADY FROM...Watch Movie
Too Much JohnsonIn 1938, three years before CITIZEN KANE, New York theater tyro Orson Welles filmed comedy sequences for his stage production of TOO MUCH JOHNSON, a rapid-fire farce of mistaken identities. The slapstick prologue features Joseph Cotten doing Harold Lloyd antics through the...Watch Movie
Too Much Johnson [workprint]In 1938, three years before CITIZEN KANE, New York theater tyro Orson Welles filmed comedy sequences for his stage production of TOO MUCH JOHNSON, a rapid-fire farce of mistaken identities. Long assumed lost, the reels were found in 2008 and preserved through an international...Watch Movie
The Hearts of AgeCITIZEN KANE is perhaps the most famous directorial debut in movie history but it wasn't actually Orson Welles' first film. He'd already made a handful of shorts, the earliest being this project created at Illinois' progressive Todd School for Boys with fellow graduate William...Watch Movie
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Surprisingly entertaining short symbolic narrative on death and money. The performers are great and there's neat sequence with hands that looks almost like animation.
BRILLIANT! "Perhaps you found some amusement in the fact that I expected at least some of you to be seriously interested in justice" "Unless your thoughts are innocent 100%….I’m innocent,...
Masterpiece classic! Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, and Loretta Young--nonstop suspense and psychological thriller. Probably one of the first movies to deal with the horror of the Nazi holocaust in...