In 1939, Orson Welles signed a contract to make two films with the Hollywood studio RKO. This was no standard-issue movie contract. Nay, this contract likely made other filmmakers a bit envious: RKO guaranteed Welles complete control over his projects. This, even though he had never before made a film! And he was only 24 years old! RKO […]

via Orson Welles Takes on William Randolph Hearst — Silver Screenings

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