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Biography (print)

Robert Carringer. The Making of Citizen Kane. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1985. ISBN 0520053672

Harold Kennedy. No Pickle, No Performance: An Irreverent Theatrical Excursion from Tallulah to Travolta. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1978. ISBN 0385132417

Robert Garis. The Films of Orson Welles. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 0521649722

Chuck Berg. Encyclopedia of Orson Welles. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2003. ISBN 0816043906

Simon Callow. Orson Welles: The Road to Xanadu. New York: Viking, 1996.

Orson Welles, with Peter Bogdanovich. This Is Orson Welles. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

Bret Wood. Orson Welles: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Frank Brady. Citizen Welles. New York: Charles Scribners, 1989. ISBN 978-0684189826

Barbara Leaming. Orson Welles. New York: Viking Press, 1985.

Charles Higham. Orson Welles: The Rise and Fall of An American Genius. New York: St. Martins Press, 1975.

Joseph McBride. Orson Welles. New York: Viking Press, 1972.

Maurice Bessy. Orson Welles. Paris, France: Segers, 1963.

André Bazin. Orson Welles. New York: Harper, 1978.

Morris Beja. Perspective on Orson Welles. G.K. Hall, 1995.

Ronald Gottesman. Focus on Orson Welles. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice- Hall, 1976.

Charles Higham. The Films of Orson Welles. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1970.

James Neremore. The Magic World of Orson Welles. SMU Press, 1989.

David Thomson. Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles.

Clinton Heylin. Despite the System: Orson Welles Vs. the Hollywood Studios. Edinburgh, Scotland: Canongate Books Ltd, 2005. ISBN 1841955868

Simon Callow. Orson Welles: Volume 2: Hello Americans. New York: Viking Adult, 2006. ISBN 0670872563

Joseph McBride. What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. ISBN 0813124107

James Howard. The complete Films of Orson Welles. New York, USA: Carol Publishing Group (A Citadel Press book), 1991. ISBN 0806512415

Clinton Heylin. Despite the System: Orson Welles Versus the Hollywood Studios. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2005. ISBN 1556525478

F.X. Feeney. Welles. Taschen, 2006. ISBN 3822820032

Peter Prescott Tonguette. Orson Welles Remembered: Interviews With His Actors, Editors, Cinematographers And Magicians. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2007. ISBN 0786427604

Joseph McBride (German translation: Brigitte Straub). Orson Welles Seine Filme - sein Leben. München, Germany: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1982. ISBN 3453860470

Gary Graver, w/Andrew J. Rausch. Making Movies with Orson Welles: A Memoir. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2008.

Peter Bogdanovich. The Cinema of Orson Welles. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1961.

Christopher Welles (as Chris Welles Feder). In My Father's Shadow: A Daughter Remembers Orson Welles. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2009. ISBN 1565125991

Michael B. Druxman. Orson Welles: A One-Person Play. NA: CreateSpace, 2011. ISBN 978-1461109068

Peter Biskind. My Lunches With Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles. New York, NY: Metropolitan Books, 2013. ISBN 978- 0805097252

Roy Alexander Fowler. Orson Welles: A First Biography. London, England: Pendulum, 1946.

Peter Cowie. A Ribbon of Dreams. South Brunswick, NJ: A.S. Barnes, 1973.

Richard France. The Theater of Orson Welles. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1977.

Richard France (ed.). Orson Welles on Shakespeare, The WPA and Mercury Theatre Playscripts. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Claudio Valentinetti. Welles. Florence, Italy: La Nuovo Stampa, 1981.

Naremore, James. The magic world of Orson Welles. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1989.

Kael, Pauline. The citizen Kane book. Boston: Atlantic Monthly, Little, Brown, 1971.

Cobos Sainz, Juan. Orson Welles. España como obsesion. Valencia: Filmoteca de la Generalitat Valenciana / Filmoteca Española, 1993.

Bazin, André. Orson Welles. Paris: Cerf, 1972.

Ishaghpour, Youssef. Orson Welles (3 vol.). Paris: La Différence, 2001.

McBride, Joseph. Orson Welles. London: Secker & Warburg, 1972.

Anile, Alberto. Orson Welles in Italia. Milano: Il Castoro, 2006.

Berg, Chuck & Erskine, Tom. The Encyclopedia of Orson Welles. New York: Checkmark Books, 2003.

Cowie, Peter. The cinema of Orson Welles. New York: Da Capo Press, 1973.

Berthomé, Jean-Pierre & Thomas, François. Citizen Kane. Paris: Flammarion, 1992.

Mereghetti, Paolo. Orson Welles. Paris: Cahiers du Cinéma, 2007. ISBN 978-2-86642-479-4

Riambau, Esteve. Orson Welles. Una España inmortal. Valencia: Filmoteca de la Generalitat Valenciana / Filmoteca Española, 1993.

Leaming, Barbara. Orson Welles. Paris: Editions Mazarine, 1986.

John Russell Taylor. Orson Weles: A Celebration. Boston: Little, Brown, 1986. ISBN 978-0316833097

John Russell Taylor. Orson Welles (Legends). Montclair, NJ: Pavillion, 1999. ISBN 978-1862051270

Patrick McGilligan. Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane. New York: Harper, 2015. ISBN 0062112481

Biographical movies
Martian Mania: The True Story of The War of the Worlds (1998) (TV)

Orson Welles: The One-Man Band (1995)

Portrait: Orson Welles (1968) (TV)

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles (1975) (TV)

Orson Welles à la cinémathèque (1983) (TV)

Orson Welles and People (1956) (TV)

Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth (2000) (TV)

Orson Welles in the Land of Don Quixote (2000) (TV)

"Around the World with Orson Welles" (1955)

Orson Welles: The Paris Interview (1960) (TV)

Orson Welles: What Went Wrong? (1992) (TV)

A Linguagem de Orson Welles (1990)

Looking for Orson Welles (2002) (TV)

Rosabella: la storia italiana di Orson Welles (1993)

Working with Orson Welles (1993) (V)

"Monitor: Orson Welles" (1962)

Portrayed in
Ed Wood (1994)

Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (1983) (TV)

The Night That Panicked America (1975) (TV)

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Malice in Wonderland (1985) (TV)

Fade to Black (2006)

Grover's Mill (2006)

Me and Orson Welles (2008)

Man in the Chair (2007)

FourAct Play (2007)

Five Minutes, Mr. Welles (2005)

Citizen Welles (2004)

RKO 281 (1999) (TV)

Orson Welles Sells His Soul to the Devil (1999)

Cradle Will Rock (1999)

All Star Comedy (1982) (TV)

"The New Show: Episode #1.2" (1984)

"Spitting Image: Episode #3.6" (1986)

La classe américaine (1993) (TV)

"War of the Worlds: Eye for an Eye (#1.5)" (1988)

Nem Tudo é Verdade (1986)

Le Magazine Littéraire (France)January 2016, Iss. # 563, pg. 94-96, by: Ishaghpour, Youssef, "Les colosses de Welles. Le cinéaste est le seul à s'être mesuré à la fois à Shakespeare et à Cervantès. Le premier est, sur les planches et les tournages, une source de joie et de réconfort. Le second, en revanche, suscitera un chantier distendu, relancé à maintes reprises durant toute sa vie et finalement inachevé."
New York Magazine (USA)24 June 2013, Iss. June 24-July 1, 2013, pg. 126,146-147, by: Peter Biskind, "Three Courses of Orson Welles"
Asbury Park Press (USA)29 November 2009, Vol. 131, Iss. 28, pg. E1 & E2, by: Chris Jordan, "All's Welles at the Movies"
The Independent: Independent Life (UK)2 September 2009, Iss. 7141, pg. 14 - 15, by: Geoffrey Macnab, "My life with Orson Welles"
Bookforum (USA)September 2006, Vol. 13, Iss. 3, pg. 49, by: Kent Jones, "Rio Divorce: New looks at Orson Welles' war with the studios."
Premiere (USA)May 2006, Vol. 19, Iss. 8, pg. 98-99, by: Webster, Andy, ""DVD Essential Filmography""
Entertainment Weekly (USA)14 April 2006, Vol. 1, Iss. 852, pg. 52-54, by: Nashawaty, Chris, ""the Film That Broke Orson Welles' Heart""
The New York Times (USA)1 May 2005, by: Budd Schulberg, "'Despite the System:' The Kane Mutiny"
Stop Smiling (USA)2005, Iss. 23, pg. 54-59, by: Jonathan Rosenbaum, "Orson Welles At 90"
The Guardian (UK)29 August 2003, by: Peter Conrad, "Genius and folly"
Cineaste (USA)2003, Vol. XXIX, Iss. 1, pg. 4-7, by: Nicole V. Gagne, "Where Is 'The Other Side Of The Wind'? or Quien Es Mas Macho: Orson Welles, John Huston, or Ernest Hemingway?"
Movieline (USA)November 2002, Vol. 13, Iss. 12, pg. 38+90, by: David Thomson, "The Most Successful Person In Hollywood"
Vimagazino (Greece)28 October 2001, Iss. 55, pg. 104-107, by: Eleni Pirgioti, "Geia sou kai andio"
Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)18 January 2000, pg. B5, by: Jan Lumholdt, "Citizen Welles"
Cult Movies (USA)2000, Iss. 31, pg. 56-61, by: Ron Ford & Tim Murphy, "The Blessed and the Damned: Orson Welles and the Fantasy Genre"
Cineaste (USA)2000, Vol. XXV, Iss. 3, pg. 10-13, by: Paul Arthur, ""Reviving Orson: or Rosebud, Dead or Alive"
Vanity Fair (USA)November 1999, Iss. 471, pg. 236-241 & 130-143, by: James Wolcott, "The Big O"
Bibel (Sweden)November 1999, Iss. 12, pg. 111, by: Mathias Rosengren, "Orson!"
Reperages (France)November 1999, Vol. II, Iss. 8, pg. 48-49, by: Nachiketas Wignesan, "Maudit Orson Welles!"
Cinema (Greece)October 1999, Iss. 105, pg. 102-107, by: Babis Aktsoglou, "O skinothetis pou agapisame"
Diário de Notícias (Portugal)2 July 1999, pg. 44, by: João Lopes, "Orson Welles e a música das palavras"
Entertainment Weekly (USA)30 October 1998, Vol. 1, Iss. 456, pg. 132, by: Jeff Gordinier, "Welles' War"
Cineaste (USA)Winter 1998, Vol. 24, Iss. 1, pg. 28-33, by: Kenneth S. Rothwell, "Orson Welles: Shakespeare for the Art Houses"
Film Comment (USA)September 1996, Vol. 32, Iss. 5, pg. 85-87, by: Donald Lyons, "Setting Terms for Orson"
Newsweek (USA)22 January 1996, pg. pg. 49, by: Kroll, Jack, "Citizen Welles. A new book separates the man from the myth"
Cineaste (USA)1996, Vol. XXII, Iss. 3, pg. 6-10, by: Jonathan Rosenbaum, ""The Battle Over Orson Welles""
Films in Review (USA)May 1994, Vol. XLV, Iss. 5/6, pg. 12 - 21, by: Maria Garcia, "Rei-nventing Orson Welles"
Film Comment (USA)January 1992, Vol. 28, Iss. 1, pg. 50-53+57-59, by: Jonathan Rosenbaum, "The Seven Arkadins"
Film Comment (USA)January 1992, Vol. 28, Iss. 1, pg. 54-55, by: Henry Sheehan, "TV as Snowglobe"
Film Comment (USA)January 1992, Vol. 28, Iss. 1, pg. 56, by: Richard T Jameson, "Cries and Whispers"
Film Comment (USA)January 1991, Vol. 27, Iss. 1, pg. 22-27, by: James Naremore, "The Trial: The FBI vs. Orson Welles"
Blanco y Negro (Spain)27 August 1989, Iss. 3661, pg. 52-58, by: Terenci Moix, "Orson Welles"
Films in Review (USA)January 1988, Vol. XXXIX, Iss. 1, pg. 21 - 24, by: Raymond Kelly, "It's All True"
Films in Review (USA)August 1987, Vol. XXXVIII, Iss. 8/9, pg. 403 - 407, by: Richard France, "Orson Welles' First Film"
Films in Review (USA)March 1986, Vol. XXXVII, Iss. 3, pg. 162 - 168, by: Ken Hanke, "Orson Welles : The Actor"
Playboy (USA)December 1983, Vol. 30, Iss. 12, pg. 172-173+178+301-304, by: Barbara Leaming, "The Genius Takes On Tinseltown"
Les Cahiers du cinéma (France)1982, Iss. HS 12, by: Leaming, Barbara, "Orson Welles"
Los Angeles Times (USA)18 February 1979, by: Orson Welles, "Jean Renoir: The Greatest of All Directors (Obituary)"
Cinema e cinema (Italy)April 1975, Iss. 3, by: Anile, Alberto, "Orson Welles in Italia"
Positif (France)March 1975, Iss. 167, by: Leaming, Barbara, "Dossier Orson Welles"
Gallery (USA)December 1972, Vol. 1, Iss. 2, pg. 36-38, by: Joseph McBride, "Orson Welles Likes Himself"
Look (USA)3 November 1970, by: Orson Welles, "But Where Are We Going?"
Film Quarterly (USA)September 1967, Vol. XXI, Iss. 1, pg. 13 - 24, by: William Johnson, "Orson Welles: Of Time and Loss"
Cinema nuovo (Italy)1966, Iss. 182, by: Orson Welles, "Il mio caro Falstaff"
Esquire (USA)1959, by: Orson Welles, "Twilight in the Smog"
Cinema nuovo (Italy)1959, Iss. 138, by: Orson Welles, "Lavorare e dificile"
Mon Film - Le Film Complet (France)10 September 1958, Iss. No. 629, pg. 14, by: Jacques Nerval, "Orson Welles génie turbulent et acteur de poids"
International Film Annual (UK)1958, Vol. 2, by: Orson Welles, "Ribbon of Dreams"
International Film Annual (UK)1957, Vol. 1, by: Orson Welles, "The Scenario Crisis"
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (USA)August 1956, by: Orson Welles, "Diplomatic Crisis; or, Fifi and the Chilean Truffle"
New York Times (USA)1 January 1956, by: Orson Welles, "Tackling 'King Lear'"
Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)27 April 1941, "Goss-producenten Orson Welles"
The New Yorker (USA)8 October 1938, by: Russell Maloney, "The Ageless Soul"

Premiere (USA)September 1989, Vol. 3, Iss. 1, pg. 78, by: Douglas Kirkland, "Douglas Kirkland: He is a Camera"
Ciné-Revue (Belgium)30 May 1968, Vol. 48, Iss. 22, pg. 12-13, by: J. v. Cottom and Paul Louis, "Cannes 1968 : Tandis que les nuages s'amassent, le Festival lance ses derniers feux"

Magazine cover photo
Video Watchdog (USA)June 1994, Iss. 23
Films In Review (USA)August 1987, Vol. XXXVIII, Iss. 8/9
Encyclopédie alpha du cinéma (France)23 March 1977, Vol. Vol. V, Iss. # 61
Radio Times (UK)13 March 1960
Sight & Sound (UK)1958, Vol. 27, Iss. 5
Time Magazine (USA)9 May 1938

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