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My lunches with Orson : conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles /

"There have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died. The tapes, gathering dust in a garage, did indeed exist, and this book reveals for... Full description

Main Author: Jaglom, Henry, 1939-
Other Authors: Welles, Orson, 1915-1985., Biskind, Peter.
Format: Book
Language: English
Edition: First edition.
Contents: How Henry met Orson / by Peter Biskind -- 1983, "Everybody should be bigoted" ; "Thalberg was Satan!" ; "FDR used to say, 'You are I are the two best actors in America'" ; "I fucked around on everyone" ; "Such a good Catholic that I wanted to kick her" ; "Nobody even glanced at Marilyn" ; "'The blue angel' is a big piece of shlock" ; "'Kane' is a comedy" ; "There's no such thing as a friendly biographer" ; "The Cannes people are my slaves" ; "De Mille invented the fascist salute" ; "Comics are frightening people" ; "Avez-vous scurf?" ; "ARt Buchwald drove it up Ronnie's ass and broke it off" -- 1984-1985. "It was my one moment of being a traffic-stopping superstar" ; "God save me from my friends" ; "I can make a case for all the points of view" ; Charles "Laughton couldn't bear the fact he was a homosexual" ; "Gary Cooper turns me right into a girl" ; "Jack, it's Orson fucking Welles" ; "Once in our lives, we had a national theater" ; "I smell a director" ; "I've felt that cold deathly wind from the tomb" ; "Jo Cotten kicked Hedda Hopper in the ass" ; "You either admire my work or not" ; "I'm in terrible financial trouble" ; "Fool the old fellow with the scythe" -- Orson's last laugh / by Henry Jaglom -- Appendix. New or unfinished projects ; Partial cast of characters.
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