Co-produced (as The Mercury Theatre, w/Sam H. Grisman) "The Cradle Will Rock" on Broadway. Musical/drama. Book by / directed by Marc Blitzstein
(also in cast) Windsor Theatre: 3 Jan 1938-Apr 1938 (closing date unknown/108 performances). Cast: John Adair
(as "Harry Druggist"), Guido Alexander, Howard Bird, Billy Bodkins, Helen ...
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A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong.
Welles' Oscar statuette sold for $861,542, when it was auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Memorabilia on December 20, 2011.
Frequently wrote, directed and starred in films that feature the rise and fall of main characters (Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane
(1941), Gregory Arkadin in _Confidential Report (1955)_, Detective Hank Quinlan in Touch of Evil
(1958)) who, in classic Shakespearean style, are unmade by their own vices.