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The Resource My lunches with Orson : conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles, edited by Peter Biskind

My lunches with Orson : conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles, edited by Peter Biskind

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My lunches with Orson : conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
Title
My lunches with Orson
Title remainder
conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
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edited by Peter Biskind
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eng
Summary
"Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America's great cultural provocateur. There have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died. The tapes, gathering dust in a garage, did indeed exist, and this book reveals for the first time what they contain. Here is Welles as he has never been seen before: talking intimately, disclosing personal secrets, reflecting on the highs and lows of his astonishing career, the people he knew--FDR, Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, Marlene Dietrich, Laurence Olivier, David Selznick, Rita Hayworth, and more--and the many disappointments of his last years. This is the great director unplugged, free to be irreverent and worse--sexist, homophobic, racist, or none of the above-- because he was nothing if not a fabulator and provocateur. Ranging from politics to literature to the shortcomings of his friends and the many films he was still eager to launch, Welles is at once cynical and romantic, sentimental and raunchy, but never boring and always wickedly funny. Edited by Peter Biskind, America's foremost film historian, My Lunches with Orson reveals one of the giants of the twentieth century, a man struggling with reversals, bitter and angry, desperate for one last triumph, but crackling with wit and a restless intelligence. This is as close as we will get to the real Welles--if such a creature ever existed."--
Summary
Based on long-lost recordings, a set of revealing conversations between the film historian author and the iconic cultural provocateur unstintingly reflects on topics ranging from politics and literature to the shortcomings of his friends and the many films Welles wanted to make
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10177839
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1939-
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Jaglom, Henry
Dewey number
791.4302/33092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.J276
LC item number
A5 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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1915-1985
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Biskind, Peter
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True
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  • Jaglom, Henry
  • Welles, Orson
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
Target audience
adult
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conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
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My lunches with Orson : conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles, edited by Peter Biskind
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http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/252/9780805097252/image/lgcover.9780805097252.jpg
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ocn811597673
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First edition.
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pages cm
Isbn
9780805097252
Lccn
2013000291
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)811597673
Label
My lunches with Orson : conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles, edited by Peter Biskind
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/252/9780805097252/image/lgcover.9780805097252.jpg
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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ocn811597673
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780805097252
Lccn
2013000291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)811597673

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