Monthly Archives: November 2014

“Rosebud was his sled!” – Random Notes on Orson Welles

*************************************************************************************** The first time I saw Citizen Kane — an experience I’ll never forget — was in a film class at the University of Iowa in 1964 or ’65. The class was held in a long, narrow room with┬árows of … Continue reading

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Film School Flashback – Double Feature

I knew I wanted to be a writer when I started at the University of Iowa in 1962, but at the time I thought that meant journalism. I quickly found out that wasn’t the kind of writing that interested me, … Continue reading

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