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Me and Orson Welles

by Robert Kaplow

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7361499M
ISBN 100143035223
ISBN 109780143035220
OCLC/WorldCa61145516

A page turning coming-of-age tale with a theatrical and historical backdrop set in pre-war, Depression-era New York City, Me and Orson Welles is the story of Richard Samuels, a years-old so in love with everything about the entertainment industry that he is constantly singing his favorite hits, quoting lines from his favorite shows, and doing his best Hollywood impressions as if an /5(6). Orson Welles' Sketch Book () Confidential Report () Three Cases of Murder ()Born:

Me and Orson Welles. 5, likes 5 talking about this. 'Me And Orson Welles' – By Richard Linklater - Starring Zac Efron. Out on DVD exclusively at Tesco NOW! Contact: [email protected]: K. It is being directed by Orson Welles (Christian McKay), the "boy wonder" who at 22 is already well-known for his artistic genius. He is playing the part of Brutus but spends most of his time criticizing or meticulously assessing other actors, including Joseph Cotton (James Tupper), George Coulouris (Ben Chaplin), and Norman Lloyd (Leo Bill).

Buy Me and Orson Welles Reprint by Kaplow, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). George Orson Welles was born May 6, , in Kenosha, Wisconsin, a son of Richard Head Welles (–): 26 and Beatrice Ives Welles (née Beatrice Lucy Ives; –).: 9 He was named after one of his great-grandfathers, influential Kenosha attorney Orson S. Head, and his brother George Head.: 37 An alternative story of the source of his first and middle names was told by George Ade.


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Me and Orson Welles is a breezy, insightful, laugh-out-loud funny love letter to a golden age in American entertainment.

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Welles is staking his career on a risky production and Richard (teenage actor) mixes with everyone/5. But this book, the story of how Richard Samuels, a New Jersey teenager manages to brass his way into Orson Welles' avant garde production of Julius Caesar and then survive for seven full days is every bit the Broadway tale.

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Ina teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles. —IMDb. Me and Orson Welles Awards and Nominations. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events.

Remember that Orson Welles himself didn't always look like Orson Welles. He was a master of makeup and disguise, and even when appearing in the first person, liked to use a little putty to build up a nose he considered a tad too snubbed.

The impersonation of Welles by Christian McKay in "Me and Orson Welles" is the centerpiece of the film, and from it, all else flows. Me and Orson Welles reflects a lifelong interest in the theatre and in the s.

This is the period of my father's youth, and the novel is dedicated to him, as his spirit and humor invigorate. Me and orson welles book Me and Orson Welles is a British-American period drama film directed by Richard.

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Coming in, the major motion picture from the director of S/ The story of a whirlwind week in NYC when a young aspiring actor (Zac Efron) is thrown into the middle of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre Company on the eve of the opening of Welles' historic staging of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

During this week, Richard will find romance with a worldly older woman (Claire Danes), become immersed in a. Get this from a library. Me and Orson Welles.

[Robert Kaplow] -- Richard is a year-old kid from New Jersey with the gift of the gab and an eye for the ladies. He's bored with school and dreams of making it big in the dazzling world of s Manhattan. Editorial Reviews. Orson Welles' staging of Julius Caesar for his newly founded Mercury Theatre is widely regarded as one of the most audacious, memorable, and exciting plays ever performed in America.

Richard Linklater's Me & Orson Welles, puts the viewer in the middle of the hectic week leading up to the ambitious show's -school student Richard dreams of a life on the stage Brand: Warner Home Video. Me and Orson Welles by Robert Kaplow C entred around Welles's production of Julius Caesar at New York's Mercury Theatre, which pared Author: Sophie Martelli.

Welles in Citizen Kane (). Photograph: Allstar/RKO I was determined that, unlike the Laughton book – for which I had simply seen all the films, read all the available published sources and.

Now available on DVD: - A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in Me and Orson Welles boasts a breakout performance by Christian McKay and an infectious love of the For example, when a couple of actors are talking with Efron and saying that in a book, all 85%.

The Me in “Me and Orson Welles” () takes a back seat to the Him. Him being Welles, that is, the temperamental artiste whom we get a glimpse of through the eyes of a young admirer who gets to work near, with, and for him.

Me and Orson Welles is a period drama film directed by Richard Linklater and starring Zac Efron, Christian McKay, and Claire Danes. Based on Robert Kapl. ME AND ORSON WELLES stars Zac Efron of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL as Richard, a year-old who wants to be on the Broadway stage.

On Nov. 5,he gets hired by Orson Welles to play a small but significant part in JULIUS CAESAR, Orson’s first production at his newly founded Mercury Theater. Welles is the villain, a charismatic but often cruel. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan.

Ina teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles/10(K). Coming inthe major motion picture from the director of Slacker The irresistible story of a stagestruck boy coming of age in the golden era of Broadway-with some very famous supporting characters-Me and Orson Welles is a romantic farce that reads like a Who's Who of the classic American "one of the best depictions of male adolescent yearning ever to hit the page" (Kirkus /5(15).

SUMMIT. ROBERT KAPLOW, who teaches English at Summit High School, is the author of a novel, “Me and Orson Welles,” that has just been made into a .Me and Orson Welles is a fictional period drama that tells the story of a young teenager who is cast in Orson Welles' famous Broadway production of Julius Caesar.

Set against a modern setting, mirroring Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany of the s, Caesar was an innovative piece of theatre/5(K).