Magician: The Astonishing Life & Work of Orson Welles DVD
Directed by Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Chuck Workman, Magician explores the life and career of Orson Welles, taking the viewer on a wild journey through his accomplished career in theatre and radio, and in film and television – both in Hollywood and in Europe.
Featuring new interviews with Welles authorities including Simon Callow and Peter Bogdanovich, and illustrated with a wealth of archival material and film extracts, Magician reveals a pioneering, uncompromising artist who, although misunderstood in his own time, is now rightfully lauded as a master of his art.
- Original theatrical trailer
- A Conversation with Director Chuck Workman (2014, 9 mins): film scholar Annette Insdorf interviews the award winning director
- A Personal Appreciation of Orson Welles by Simon Callow (2015, 31 mins): an insightful interview with the acclaimed actor and Welles biographer
- Fully illustrated booklet with an essay by Paul Fairclough and full film credits