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This biographical study traces Welles' career from theatre and radio through his film work.
Hardcover, 138 pages
Published June 28th 1978 by Harper & Row (first published January 1st 1978)
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Jack Gattanella
Still remember reading this in college and finding Bazins criticisms nothing short of revelatory. I should hope to revisit this as with his 'What is Cinema?' books throughout my life.
Nelson Zagalo
Excellent study on the artistic persona of Orson Welles and his artworks. A delice to read.
The best 'French New Wave' critical book on Orson Welles.
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An influential film critic and theorist, André Bazin was the founder of the reknowned and pioneering film journal, Cahiers du cinéma.

Bazin was a major force in post-World War II film studies and criticism. In addition to editing Cahiers until his death, a four-volume collection of his writings was published posthumously from 1958 to 1962 and titled Qu'est-ce que le cinéma? (What is Cinema?). Two o
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