It’s 1942 and RKO aren’t taking any chances on Orson Welles second feature film “The Magnificent Ambersons.”
Of all Orson Welles’ films, none suffered more at the hands (and knives) of studio executives than “The Magnificent Ambersons.”
You might think today’s full page glossy advertisements for films in trade mags like Variety and Screen International sell their virtues just a little too hard.
It’s 1937. You’re in Hollywood, you’re in love and you’ve picked up a bit of a morphine habit.
Orson Welles attended Todd School for Boys in Woodstock Illinois from 1926 to 1931.