Blu-ray special edition features - new digital restoration, author of the magic world of orson welles- new interview with actor keith baxter- new interview with director Orson Welles s daughter Beatrice Welles, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack- Audio commentary featuring film scholar James Naremore, author of What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?- Interview with Welles while at work editing the film, who appeared in the film at age seven- New interview with actor and Welles biographer Simon Callow- New interview with film historian Joseph McBride, from a 1965 episode of The Merv Griffin Show- Trailer Shrink-wrapped.
Chimes at Midnight The Criterion Collection Blu-ray - For the death of Merrie England. Usually a comic supporting figure, often soused friend of King Henry IV s wayward son Prince Hal here becomes the focus: a robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero played by Welles with looming, Falstaff the loyal, lumbering grace. Integrating elements from both henry iv plays as well as richard II, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, he said, Henry V, one that he intended, Welles created a gritty and unorthodox Shakespeare film, as a lament.
The Magnificent Ambersons The Criterion Collection Blu-rayCriterion Collection - Shrink-wrapped. Bonus features galore. Orson welles's ambitious follow up to citizen kane was every bit its equal: A masterful adaptation of Booth Tarkington's novel featuring inventive camera work and powerful performances from stars Joseph Cotten, Tim Holt, and Agnes Moorehead. 1 1/2 hrs, 1 dvd or 1 blu-ray disc, B&W.
This emotionally rich family saga provides a moving elegy for a bygone chapter of American life.
Othello The Criterion Collection Blu-rayCriterion Collection - Unmatched in his passionate identification with shakespeare's imagination, Welles brings his inventive visual approach to this enduring tragedy of jealousy, alongside Suzanne Cloutier as the innocent Desdemona, and also gives a towering performance as the Moor of Venice, bigotry, and rage, and Micheal MacLiammoir as the scheming Iago.
And uk one, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks- audio commentary from 1995 featuring filmmaker peter bogdanovich and orson welles scholar myron meisel- filming 'othello, ' welles s last completed film, ' a 1995 documentary about actor Suzanne Cloutier by Francois Girard- New interview with Welles scholar Francois Thomas on the two versions- New interview with Ayanna Thompson, a 1979 essay-documentary- Return to Glennascaul, author of Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, a 1953 short film made by actors Micheal MacLiammoir and Hilton Edwards during a hiatus from shooting Othello - New interview with Welles biographer Simon Callow- Souvenirs d' 'Othello, and Contemporary America - Interview from 2014 with scholar Joseph McBride- PLUS: An essay by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien Shrink-wrapped.
Othello The Criterion Collection Blu-ray - Shot over the course of three years in italy and morocco and plagued by many logistical problems, this fiercely independent film joins Macbeth and Chimes at Midnight in making the case for Welles as the cinema's most audacious interpreter of the Bard. Two-blu-ray special edition features- new, restored 4k digital transfers of two versions of the film, the 1952 European one and the 1955 U.
S. Gloriously cinematic despite its tiny budget, Orson Welles's Othello is a testament to the filmmaker s stubborn willingness to pursue his vision to the ends of the earth. Shrink-wrapped.
Touch of Evil Blu-rayUniversal Pictures Home Entertainment 33732442 - Shrink-wrapped. Touch of evil- blu-ray + Digital Used Like New. Starring charlton heston, janet leigh and orson Welles, this dark portrait of corruption and morally compromised obsessions tells the story of a crooked police chief who frames a Mexican youth as part of an intricate criminal plot. Shrink-wrapped.
Directed by orson welles, touch of Evil is a film noir masterpiece whose Hollywood backstory is as unforgettable as the movie itself. Featuring three versions of the film – the preview version, the theatrical version and the Reconstructed version based on Orson Welles’ original vision, Touch of Evil is a “a stylistic masterpiece!” Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide that stands the test of time.
The Immortal Story The Criterion Collection Blu-rayCriterion Collection 35644679 - Touch of evil- blu-ray + Digital Used Like New. Also starring an ethereal jeanne moreau jules and jim, dreamily shot by Willy Kurant Masculin féminin and suffused with the music of Erik Satie, is a brooding, this jewel-like film, evocative distillation of Welles s artistic interests a story about the nature of storytelling and the fine line between illusion and reality.
Blu-ray special edition features - new, restored 4k digital transfer of the english-language version of the film, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack- Alternate French-language version of the film- Audio commentary from 2005 featuring film scholar Adrian Martin- Portrait: Orson Welles, a 1968 documentary directed by François Reichenbach and Frédéric Rossif- New interview with actor Norman Eshley- Interview from 2004 with cinematographer Willy Kurant- New interview with Welles scholar François Thomas - PLUS: An essay by film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum Shrink-wrapped.
The Immortal Story The Criterion Collection Blu-ray - Shrink-wrapped. Orson welles s first color film and final completed fictional feature, The Immortal Story is a moving and wistful adaptation of a tale by Isak Dinesen Babette s Feast. Shrink-wrapped. Welles stars as a wealthy merchant in nineteenth-century Macao, who becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife.
Macbeth Olive Signature Blu-rayOlive Films - Touch of evil- blu-ray + Digital Used Like New. Shrink-wrapped. Welles noir-tinged interpretation bubbles over with supernatural prophecy and murderous intrigue, effectively mixing the use of shadow and oblique camera angles to achieve an ominous sense of a land in peril. Beautifully shot by John L. Yates and republic pictures"" - the two macbeths an essay by critic Jonathan RosenbaumSomething wicked this way comes in Orson Welles cinematic retelling of William Shakespeare s Macbeth.
Welles stars as the titular Macbeth a doomed Scottish lord tragically undone by his own ambition. Russell psycho and starring orson welles who also adapted, roddy mcdowall how green was my Valley and Alan Napier TV s Batman, Dan O Herlihy Robinson Crusoe, Jeanette Nolan The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, produced and directed, Macbeth is an altogether unique interpretation of Shakespeare's Scottish play.
Macbeth Olive Signature Blu-ray - This special olive signature edition includes both the original 1948 107-minute cut, replete with affected highland accents, and the 1950 pared-down 85-minute re-release that removed most of the accented dialogue. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Olive signature features-new high-definition digital restoration-includes both 1948 and 1950 versions-audio commentary with welles biographer joseph mcbride- welles and shakespeare"" - an interview with welles expert, professor michael anderegg - Adapting Shakespeare on Film"" - a conversation with directors Carlo Carlei Romeo & Juliet and Billy Morrissette Scotland, a 1937 WPA documentary containing scenes from Welles' Federal Theatre Project production of Macbeth- That Was Orson Welles"" - an interview with Welles' close friend and co-author, PA-Excerpt from We Work Again, Peter Bogdanovich - Restoring Macbeth"" - an interview with former UCLA Film & Television Archive Preservation Officer Bob Gitt- Free Republic: The Story of Herbert J.
The Lady From Shanghai - Blu-rayMill Creek Entertainment - The story of a reckless woman! baffling murders, fascinating plot twists and remarkable camera work all contribute to this spellbinding, time-honored film noir written, directed by and starring Orson Welles. The subject of great controversy and scandal upon its initial release, The Lady From Shanghai shocked 1948 audiences by presenting Hayworth with her flaming red hair cut short and dyed champagne blonde.
Shrink-wrapped. Hired to work on a yacht belonging to the disabled husband of femme fatale Rita Hayworth, Welles plays an innocent man drawn into a dangerous web of intrigue and murder. Touch of evil- blu-ray + Digital Used Like New. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Based on the novel if i die before i wake technical aspects: 1080p High-Definition Video from a 4k Digital Restoration Presented in Original Aspect Ratio of 1.
The Lady From Shanghai - Blu-ray - 37:1 dts-hd master Audio 2. 0 subtitles: english black and White / 88 minutes New Artwork with Double-Sided Packaging Shrink-wrapped. Fifty years later, the lady from shanghai is considered vintage Welles, his famous hall of mirrors climax hailed as one of the greatest scenes in cinematic history.
Notorious The Criterion Collection Blu-rayCriterion Collection - Shrink-wrapped. Bray shrink-wrapped. Touch of evil- blu-ray + Digital Used Like New. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
F For Fake The Criterion Collection Blu-ray 2018Sony Pictures - Touch of evil- blu-ray + Digital Used Like New. Shrink-wrapped. Beginning with portraits of the world-renowned art forger Elmyr de Hory and his equally devious biographer, Clifford Irving, Welles embarks on a dizzying journey that simultaneously exposes and revels in fakery and fakers of all stripes-not the least of whom is Welles himself.
Shrink-wrapped. Charming and inventive, F for Fake is an inspired prank and a clever examination of the essential duplicity of cinema. In f for fake, a free-form documentary by orson welles citizen Kane, the legendary filmmaker and self-described charlatan gleefully re-engages with the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between illusion and truth, art and lies.
F For Fake The Criterion Collection Blu-ray 2018 - . Blu-ray special edition features restored digital transfer, a 52-minute documentary from 1997 about art forger elmyr de hory 60 minutes interview from 2000 with clifford irving about his howard Hughes autobiography hoax Hughes's 1972 press conference exposing Irving's hoax Extended, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack Audio commentary from 2005 by co-writer and star Oja Kodar and director of photography Gary Graver Introduction from 2005 by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich Orson Welles: One-Man Band, a documentary from 1995 about Welles's unfinished projects Almost True: The Noble Art of Forgery, 9-minute trailer PLUS: An essay by critic Jonathan Rosenbaum Shrink-wrapped.
Shrink-wrapped. Deceit. Synopsis orson welles's delightfully shifty documeNTARY Trickery. Shrink-wrapped.