A man, unloved as a child & raised by a stranger, seeks love and power by publishing a newspaper, marrying well, & running for governor, his life ending alone.
- News of the World
- Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
- Citizen Kane
- And more!
In this version of the creation of CITIZEN KANE by Herman Mankiewicz and Orson Welles, the latter is favored as contributing the most to the script.
The story behind the writing of Orson Welles’ CITIZEN KANE centers more on co-writer Herman Mankiewicz & his struggles with the studio, Hearst & Welles.
A naive but honest Ukrainian history teacher rants against corrupt politicians & his students use social media to spread his fame & get him elected president of the nation.
A whiny hypochondriac obsessed with the Big Questions of Life breaks up with his cheating wife at the San Sebastian Film Festival & seeks solace in a young female doctor.
This fascinating documentary pays tribute to film genius Orson Welles, thanks to the three men listed as directors of the film, the late Richard Wilson (who had worked with Welles), Bill Krohn, and Myron Meisel. Welles was busy, after making his masterful Citizen Kane, editing The Magnificent Ambersons as well as starring in Journey into Fear. …
After J. Paul Getty’s grandson is kidnapped months go by as the lad’s mother negotiates with the crooks & her father-in-law who does not want to pay ransom.
In this horror/comic film the wife of a poet descends into madness when hundreds of his fans invade their home & bloody mayhem total threatens destruction.
A bag lady with a mysterious past & now living in a van parks in a London writer’s driveway, so that over the next 15 years an uneasy relationship with him develops, of benefit to both.