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Orson Welles Centennial Film Retrospective

A Chicago-area celebration of the centenary of Orson Welles takes place throughout the month of May in Woodstock, Illinois, where Welles spent his formative years. The Orson Welles Centennial Festival begins tonight, Friday May 8th, with a screening of a new documentary by Chuck Workman, Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles. Film contributor, Milos Stehlik, spoke with film critic and Welles scholar, Jonathan Rosenbaum, about Orson Welles and his legacy. PHOTO (AP): Orson Welles directs a scene from "Citizen Kane" on location in Hollywood in July 1940, with cinematographer Gregg Toland handling the camera.

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