25 wins & 16 nominations.
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Winston Churchill / George Bernard Shaw
Ten Days Wonder
Théo Van Horn - un multimillionnaire qui vit en despote dans sa maison
Narrator (segment "Silent Snow, Secret Snow")
Albert Hastler - The Advocate / Narrator
He adapted, directed and narrated a version of Oscar Wilde
's story "The Happy Prince", for Decca Records. Bing Crosby
spoke the Prince's lines (and got first billing) and Mercury Theatre actress Lurene Tuttle
played the Swallow. The music was written by Welles' frequent collaborator Bernard Herrmann
and conducted by Victor Young
16 Biographical Movies |
50 Print Biographies |
21 Portrayals |
53 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
O.W. Jeeves | G.O. Spelvin | Orson Wells | Wells
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
After [Irving Thalberg
] died, Norma Shearer
--one of the most minimally talented ladies ever to appear on the silver screen and who looked like nothing, with one eye crossed over the other--went right on being the queen of Hollywood. Everybody used to say, "Mrs. Thalberg is coming", "Miss Shearer is arriving", as though they were talking about Sarah Bernhardt
Wrote his novel "Mr. Arkadian" during an extended stay with Laurence Olivier
and his wife Vivien Leigh
. Welles was appearing at Olivier's St. James Theater in London at the time.
Known for his use of low camera angles, tracking shots, deep focus and elaborate crane shots in his films.