Don Quixote is an unfinished film project produced, written and directed by Orson Welles. Principal photography took place between 1957 and 1969. Test footage was filmed as early as 1955, ... See full summary »
In 1955, Orson Welles directed and hosted a mini series for British television. He leads us through a few famous places of Europe with his inimitable touch. In Paris he introduces us to ... See full summary »
A colonial scene in the U.S. An old lady sits astride a bell while a man in blackface, wig, and livery pulls the bell rope. From an upper door emerges an old man, dressed as a dandy, who ... See full summary »
The film was due to be a one-hour adaptation of an Isak Dinesen story of the same name, from her collection Winter's Tales (1942). It would have starred Oja Kodar as a young French aristocratic widow during the 1870 Franco-Prussian War.
When Welles's unfinished Don Quixote (1972) was released in a much-derided re-edit by Jesus Franco in 1992 as Don Quixote (1992), it included footage of Welles in Spain that had been taken from In the Land of Don Quixote, even though Welles had never intended any crossover between the two projects. See more »
The version edited by Orson Welles contains no narration. See more »