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Magnificent sorcery: the films of Orson Welles

Document author(s):
Philip Strick
Document source:
National Film Theatre (London, England)
Document language:
English
Document type:
program note
Number of pages:
7
Document name subject:
Orson Welles
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
France, Germany, Great Britain, Iran, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Switzerland, and United States
Film language(s):
English and French
Film production company:
Columbia Pictures, Films La Boétie, Les Films du Prisme, Mercury Productions, Mogador, Moulin Productions, Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française, Paris Europa, RKO Pictures, Republic Pictures Corporation, United Artists Corporation, and Universal-International
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Adventure, Crime, Documentary, Drama, Feature, Film noir, Historical, Journalism, Mystery, and Thriller
Film subject(s):
  • Americans -- Mexico -- Drama
  • Art -- Forgeries
  • Business and politics -- United States -- Drama
  • Clerks -- Drama
  • Detectives -- United States -- Drama
  • Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 -- Film and video adaptations
  • Espionage -- Drama
  • Extortion -- France -- Drama
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama
  • Family life -- France -- Drama
  • Family life -- United States -- 1865-1918 -- Drama
  • Femmes fatales -- United States -- Drama
  • Forgery
  • Fugitives from justice -- United States -- Drama
  • Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- Drama
  • Henry V, King of England, 1387-1422 -- Drama
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. Prozess -- Film and video adaptations
  • Kidnapping -- Mexico -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- France -- Drama
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby-Dick, or, The whale -- Film and video adaptations
  • Murder -- France -- Drama
  • Murder -- Investigation -- Mexico -- Drama
  • Murder -- Scotland -- Drama
  • Murder -- United States -- Drama
  • Nazis -- United States -- Drama
  • New Bedford (Mass.) -- History -- Drama
  • Newspaper publishing -- United States -- Drama
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Drama
  • Police corruption -- Drama
  • Princes -- Scotland -- Drama
  • Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Drama
  • Queen, Ellery -- Film and video adaptations
  • Rich people -- United States -- Drama
  • Sailors -- United States -- Drama
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV -- Film and video adaptations
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth -- Film and video adaptations
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello -- Film and video adaptations
  • Storytelling -- Drama
  • Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946. Magnificent Ambersons -- Film and video adaptations
  • Trials -- Drama
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918 -- Drama
  • Whaling masters -- Drama
  • White whale -- Drama
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