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Review: New book on unfinished movie a must-read for Orson Welles fans Special

May 6 of this year marked the hundredth anniversary of Orson Welles' birth. But despite the name recognition and the wide film-school reverence for “Citizen Kane”, it sometimes seems as if Welles is still being neglected, even posthumously.

Review: 'War of the Worlds' brings Martian invasion to life in Toronto Special

Toronto - It's easy for us to laugh at the panic that Orson Welles' “War of the Worlds” broadcast caused in 1938. We have an extra three-quarters of a century of media exposure. The Art Of Time Ensemble pulls off a tough job: making us feel the hoax's effect.

Seán Cullen keeps bringing the funny, in multiple art forms Special

Toronto - “It's a party game, and that's the atmosphere we're trying to bring,” comedy veteran Seán Cullen says about “Match Game”, the latest reboot of the classic American game show. “This version has got a little bit of everything.”

Toronto stage show to recreate infamous Orson Welles broadcast Special

Toronto - Seventy-four years ago, a precocious young actor named Orson Welles caused panic with a radio adaptation of H.G. Wells' “The War of the Worlds”. This Halloween, Toronto music collective The Art Of Time Ensemble recreates the historic show onstage.

Are UFOs just a symptom of the stresses of 21st century life? Special

When it comes to UFOs and extraterrestrials, there are two main groups of believers: those who believe extraterrestrials visit Earth routinely, and those who actively seek evidence of extraterrestrial life.

Awsome Welles: actor’s voice set to feature in new movie

Rare voice recordings of Orson Welles, the filmmaker and movie star, will be used in a new movie about Santa Claus's dog, it has been revealed.

A Trip Down Vienna's Sewers On The Trail Of Orson Welles

VIENNA (dpa) - As fans of Orson Welles' classic "The Third Man" will know, the way into the Viennese underworld leads through a door in a street advertising column. Visitors can follow in Welles' footsteps into the sewers of the Austrian capital, gu...

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Orson Welles at a press conference in Paris  February 22  1982.
Orson Welles at a press conference in Paris, February 22, 1982.
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