16 Hilarious Examples of Orson Welles’s Late-Career Slumming

Orson Welles
At the age of 25, Orson Welles made Citizen Kane, perhaps the greatest film of all time. He spent the next 45 years struggling, supporting himself with schlock acting roles, grubbing for financial backing and floundering. At the end of Welles’s life, the writer Gore Vidal often invited him to his Los Angeles home. Welles
/ May 7, 2015

At the age of 25, Orson Welles made Citizen Kane, perhaps the greatest film of all time. He spent the next 45 years struggling, supporting himself with schlock acting roles, grubbing for financial backing and floundering. At the end of Welles’s life, the writer Gore Vidal often invited him to his Los Angeles home. Welles always…