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It's all true / Paramount Pictures ; Les Films Balenciaga production in association with the French Ministry of Education and Culture/French National Center for Cinematography ... [et al.] ; Richard Wilson, Myron Meisel, Bill Krohn, directors ; Bill Krohn, Richard Wilson, Myron Meisel, writers ; Régine Konckier ... [et al.], producers.

Wilson, Richard, 1915- (Added Author). Meisel, Myron. (Added Author). Krohn, Bill. (Added Author). Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 (Added Author). Konckier, Régine. (Added Author). Ferrer, Miguel, 1954- (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927) (Added Author). Films Balenciaga (Firm) (Added Author). Centre national de la cinématographie (France) (Added Author). Criterion-on-Demand (Firm), (distributor.).

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  • Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (85 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, c1993.
  • Distributor: Vaughan, ON : Criterion-on-Demand, [1993]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Based on an unfinished film by Orson Welles."
Release of a documentary film originally produced in 1993.
"The lost masterpiece"--Original container.
Formatted Contents Note:
The story of Samba (Carnival) / writer, Robert Meltzer ; cinematographer, Harry J. Wild -- My friend Bonito / director, Norman Foster ; producer, Orson Welles ; story, Robert Flaherty ; cinematographer, Floyd Crosby -- Four men on a raft / director, Orson Welles ; cinematographer, George Fanto ; still photography, Chico Abuquerque.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access restricted to subscribers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Gary Graver ; editor, Ed Marx ; music, Jorge Arriagada.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Miguel Ferrer.
Summary, etc.:
Welles' ambitious film project in Brazil for the United States' anti-Nazi "Good Neighbor Policy" was shelved by RKO. This documentary features the story of the film's making and unmaking and features undiscovered footage.
System Details Note:
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's web site (viewed Nov. 15th, 2018)
Subject: Welles, Orson, 1915-1985.
RKO Pictures.
Motion picture producers and directors > United States > Biography.
Carnival > Brazil > Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil > Social life and customs.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.
Documentary films.

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