Joseph McBride discusses his update of 'Whatever Happened to Orson Welles?' on Front Row Classics
Front Row Classics welcomes renowned author/historian Joseph McBride to the podcast. McBride discusses his well-researched and personal critical study, "What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career". Brandon and Joe walk through the many misconceptions of Welles' final decades along with the many projects he helmed as a pure, independent filmmaker.
The newly, updated edition of "What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career" is available from University Press of Kentucky.
Joseph McBride is the author of twenty-four books, including acclaimed biographies of Frank Capra, John Ford, and Steven Spielberg, two other books on Welles, and critical studies of Ernst Lubitsch and Billy Wilder. A former reporter, reviewer, and columnist for Daily Variety in Hollywood, McBride is a professor in the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University.