Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles, Paperback

Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles Paperback



Rosebud is a riveting and powerful portrait of the rise and fall of one of Hollywood's greatest innovators - the man who brought us Citizen Kane and then lost himself to obesity, small talk and conjuring tricks on daytime television. With humour, pace and the twists of a mystery story, acclaimed film critic and writer David Thomson probes the essential questions surrounding Welles, exploring the ferocious energy and demonic intellect behind the boy genius. Challenging, idiosyncratic, compelling: Rosebud understands Welles as no other study has, and in a way that leaves the reader breathless, amused and deeply moved by the wonder that was once Orson.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480 pages, b&w photographs
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: Biography: arts & entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780349109091



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