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The Magnificent Ambersons

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A 1942 American drama film written and directed by Orson Welles.

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) is the legendary Orson Welles' second film - another audacious masterpiece. It was produced, directed, and scripted (but not acted in) by Welles, a follow-up film one year after his masterful classic Citizen Kane (1941). … see full wiki

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2 reviews about The Magnificent Ambersons
review by . August 26, 2010
One of Welles' great films as a director
Orson Welles’ 1942 Romance Drama “The Magnificent Ambersons” is one of Welles’ great achievements as a director.  He also wrote the screenplay, but did not act in it.  His second feature film, it is based on the 1918 novel of the same title by Booth Tarkington who won the Pulitzer Prize for this book.  Welles lost control of the editing of The Magnificent Ambersons to RKO, and the final version released to audiences differed significantly from his vision for …
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Orson Welles’ 1942 Romance Drama “The Magnificent Ambersons” is one of Welles’ great achievements as a director.  He also wrote the screenplay, but did not act in it.  His second feature film, it is based on the 1918 novel of the same title by Booth Tarkington who won the Pulitzer Prize for this book.  Welles lost control of the editing of The Magnificent Ambersons to RKO, and the final version released to audiences differed significantly from his vision for …
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