Welles, who once dismissed his masterpiece Citizen Kane as “dollar-book Freud,” was nothing if not a projector.
At the end, the sonorous Welles concludes with a little talk about Halloween.
Welles once claimed that he preferred making a film to seeing the finished result.
“I'm going to use several voices to tell the story,” Welles told Bogdanovich.
Bogart could act, though, since according to Welles he was nothing like the characters he created on screen.
I went over to help Mr. Welles transplant his Brussels sprouts, and we got to talking.
As he neared the Welles house he heard loud and angry voices.
It was certainly a pity that Mr. Welles's paragraph respecting the "Trent" was not omitted also.
Dr. Welles said only an hour ago he had no more than an even chance for his life.
A few hours later, at Washington, a telegram startled Mr. Welles with 248 the news.