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Some Kind of Genius

Episode 5 of 5

Welles's career is littered with lost and half-finished projects. Film critic, David Thomson explores the man's complicated relationship with failure.

Five essays by five enthusiasts that follow the rise and fall of controversial Renaissance man, Orson Welles.

Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

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Fri 17 Feb 2017 22:45

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