Articles Tagged 'Orson Welles'

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5 Vintage British Writers Speak in Rare Clips

As it was Book Lovers Day on August 9 and because it’s always exciting to unearth an unimaginable clip on YouTube, here’s a selection in which the voices of venerable writers, taken from the some of the earliest days of broadcasting, are preserved. Let’s start fittingly, with the most startling of discoveries. Bless my braces […]

As the New ‘Jane Eyre’ Opens, Ghosts of Rochesters Past Haunt Us

When it comes to tortured, self-loathing, sarcastic heroes, it’s hard to beat Mr. Rochester. That would be Edward Rochester, the brooding master of Thornfield Hall, the gloomy manor house in the English countryside where Jane Eyre arrives as the newly-hired governess. Jane Eyre, the classic 19th century romantic novel by Charlotte Brontë, may be named […]