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Orson Welles

Director, Actor

Films to Rent on DVD

Citizen KaneCitizen Kane (1941) Aro Favourite
Dir. Orson Welles
Feat. Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead
Orson Welles ground–breaking work chronicles a publishing tycoon's rise to power, told through a reporter's efforts to discover the meaning of…
Magnificent Ambersons, TheMagnificent Ambersons, The (1942) Recommended
Dir. Orson Welles
Feat. Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Dolores Costello
Following up CITIZEN KANE, Orson Welles again drew a bead on the American rich, chronicling the dynastic squabbles of a…
Jane EyreJane Eyre (1943)
Dir. Robert Stevenson
Feat. Joan Fontaine, Orson Welles, Peggy Ann Garner
Orphan Jane's (Joan Fontaine) harsh childhood and strange marriage are fuel for splendid gothic melodrama in this version of Charlotte Bronte's…
Stranger, TheStranger, The (1946)
Dir. Orson Welles
Feat. Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson
Orson Welles plays a Nazi war criminal who marries an unsuspecting American, but Edward G. Robinson is hot on his trail. Welles also directed this…
Duel in the SunDuel in the Sun (1946)
Dir. King Vidor
Feat. Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten
Brothers Gregory Peck and James Cotton feud over the family ranch and legacy. Lauded by the likes of Martin Scorsese for its visual splendour, this…
Lady from ShanghaiLady from Shanghai (1948) Recommended
Dir. Orson Welles
Feat. Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles
A bold experiment from Orson Welles in which his Irish traveller joins Rita Hayworth and others aboard a luxury yacht where a murder–mystery…
MacbethMacbeth (1948) Recommended
Dir. Orson Welles
Feat. Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Roddy McDowall
An expressionistic version of Shakespeare’s Scottish play, with Welles in the title role. Shot quickly and on the cheap, this is notoriously…
Third Man, TheThird Man, The (1949) Aro Favourite
Dir. Carol Reed
Feat. Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard
Superb romantic thriller about a writer in post–war Vienna whose old friend fails to meet him – under mysterious circumstances. Justly…
Black MagicBlack Magic (1949)
Dir. Gregory Ratoff
Feat. Orson Welles, Nancy Guild, Akim Tamiroff
Orson Welles excels an 18th century hypnotist, part Gypsy charlatan, part demonic master of the black arts, who uses his powers for revenge against…
OthelloOthello (1952) Recommended
Dir. Orson Welles
Feat. Orson Welles, Micheál Mac Liammóir, Suzanne Cloutier
Dir. Welles filmed Shakespeare's great tragedy over four years in Europe and North Africa, and despite some patchy moments, turned in probably the…

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