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Orson Welles

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S1E136 - Orson Welles Talking Sh*t

That Thing With James

Orson Welles. Legendary filmmaker. Big personality. Sassy man. Support an artist and get lots of bonus episodes: https://www.patreon.com/ThatThingWithJames TikTok-Twitter-IG: @jamesjasher Reddit: r/ThatThingWithJames Help me harvest content for the show. Articles, videos, memes, topics, questions. Send your submissions to: ThatThingWithJames@gmail.com


17 Jun 2022

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F for Fake (1973) - Directed by Orson Welles

Roll It - A Movie Podcast

It's time for a little Orson Welles here on Roll It, as this episode we're discussing his endlessly fascinating and unique documentary, F for Fake. This is definitely a film that stretches your mind and makes you think about the nature of things like truth, fakes, art, and artists. Welles paints a dazzling picture of how lies and illusions can create truth, and sometimes masterpieces. We try to make as much sense as possible rambling about this film, so tune in and if you haven't already, please watch F for Fake.  Contact us at rollitpodcast@gmail.com or follow us!    Twitter - @RollItPodcast    Instagram - @rollitpodcast    Music by Ethan Rapp


14 Feb 2022

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Paranormal Concept Show - Orson Welles

Paranormal UK Radio Network

This week on the Paranormal Concept we take a look at the influential figure of Orson Welles and follow the proverbial rabbit hole of weird links to do with enigmatic man. From War of the World, Urban Legend and Cursed films have a listen to see how this all ties together.

2hr 2mins

18 Jan 2022

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Orson Welles- A Christmas Carol

Classic Radio Theater

Thelegendary Orson Welles presents his adaptation of "A Christmas Carol," which aired on December 23, 1938


20 Dec 2021

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Antonio Damasio: Lunch With Orson Welles


In this episode we speak with Dr. Antonio Damasio, who is perhaps one of the most influential neuroscientists of the last hundred years. His work has emphasized the role of emotion in cognition, the deep connection between brain and body, and the roots of consciousness in biological systems for maintaining life. The mystery of consciousness is the subject of his latest book, Feeling and Knowing: Making Minds Conscious. Antonio Damasio is the Director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC.

1hr 11mins

26 Sep 2021

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BONUS - Best of Orson Welles

Stars on Suspense (Old Time Radio)

In this bonus episode, I'll share my picks for the best Suspense installments starring the legendary Orson Welles. We'll hear him first on a cross-country trip into a nightmare in "The Hitch-Hiker" (originally aired on CBS on September 2, 1942). Then, in a rare Suspense two-parter, Welles plays a scientist whose innovation could bring about the end of the world in "Donovan's Brain" (originally aired on CBS on May 18 and May 25, 1944).

1hr 35mins

24 Sep 2021

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Jack Benny Program: Orson Welles Guests as Jack Returns from Illness—04/11/1943

Breaking Walls

In early 1943 Orson Welles was in production alongside Joan Fontaine with 20th Century Fox for Jane Eyre.Although Welles enjoyed acting for the screen, he preferred live radio. In March, when Jack Benny took ill with pneumonia, Welles filled in as host of The Jack Benny Program.Jack returns on April 11th, but Orson isn’t quite ready to let go.(Photo: Actors Mickey Rooney, Jack Benny, and Orson Welles talk things over before going on the air in a recent broadcast here in connection with the March of Dimes for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.)


8 Aug 2021

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Orson Welles- Hell on Ice 1938

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Orson Welles- “Hell on Ice,” which aired on the Mercury Theatre on October 9, 1938.


26 Jul 2021

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Orson Welles- Three Short Stories

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Orson Welles- “Three Short Stories: I'm a Fool, The Open Window, and My Little Boy,” which aired on the Mercury Theatre on August 8, 1938.


19 Jul 2021

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Episode 1: Orson Welles

When Movies Were Good

The theme for our first episode is legendary filmmaker Orson Welles. We will be discussing his first movie Citizen Kane (1941), frequently referred to by critics as the greatest movie ever made, together with his classic thriller The Stranger (1946). Please be aware that owing to COVID-19 restrictions at the time of recording we were required to record the podcast through video link which means that there may be some small breakage in audio.

1 Jul 2021