(8/3/43) Stage: Appeared in (as "Jo Jo the Great") / co-produced "The Mercury Wonder Show", Hollywood, CA. Directed / co-produced by Orson Welles
. NOTES: (1) This was a magic/variety revue staged to entertain troops on their way to the Pacific front, who were given free admission. (2) Show ran for a month in Hollywood, then ...
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on making Citizen Kane
(1941) with Orson Welles
] Orson must have been about 22 then and I still think he's one of the greatest directors in the world. I don't know why people regard him as a difficult man. He was the easiest, most inspiring man I've ever worked with. He was the only one who seemed to know what he was doing because we were all virgins on that picture.
Before his celebrated appearance as Charles Foster Kane's best friend, Jed Leland, in Citizen Kane
(1941), he appears as one of the reporters in the March of Time parody sequence early in the film. He is seated in the back of the projection room, in the last row at the far left, and is only clearly visible in one shot, but his voice along with that of Everett Sloane
's (who plays Bernstein) can ...
Distinctive, almost raspy, deep voice.