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  • Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014)
  • PG-13
    91 min | Documentary, Biography
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014)
PG-13
91 min | Documentary, Biography

A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.
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Charles S. Cohen (as Charles Cohen)
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Release date
Oct 17, 2014 (United States)

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Orson Welles
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Christopher Welles
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Ruth Ford
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Norman Corwin
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William Alland
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Reggie Armour
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William Randolph Hearst
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John Houseman
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Dolores del Rio
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Robert Wise
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Suzanne Cloutier
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Beatrice Welles
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Peter Brook
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Charlton Heston
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Anthony Perkins
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Peter Viertel
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Dennis Hopper
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Glenn Anders
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Martin Balsam
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Keith Baxter
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Andrew B. Clark
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Ray Collins
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Dorothy Comingore
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Bobby Cooper
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Dolores Costello
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Joseph Cotten
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George Coulouris
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Elmyr de Hory
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John Huston
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Joi Lansing
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Mercedes McCambridge
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Christian McKay
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Patricia Medina
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Victor Millan
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Francisco Reiguera
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Edward G. Robinson
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Buddy Swan
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