Ernest Hemingway & Orson Welles
Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American author and journalist. George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer and producer who worked extensively in theater, radio and film./5
Orson Welles keeps stirring excitement, years after his death. The New York Times reported Wednesday that Welles' unfinished movie, "The Other Side of the Wind," now lying in bits and pieces in old-fashioned film cans, will be put together and released. Along with Welles, the story of the film's revival encompasses a number of American creative icons. John Huston plays the lead role, apparently based on Ernest Hemingway. Peter Bogdanovich, like Welles an erratic film "genius," also plays a part, and will complete the film, relying on Welles' notes. Other stars include Dennis Hopper and Susan Strasberg. Apparently, Welles did...
Ernest Hemingway-- Orson Welles on Hemingway of Hemingway's granddaughters, the sisters Mariel and Margaux Hemingway (daughters of Jack Hemingway), both achieved fame in the 1970s and 1980s as actresses; Margaux was additionally a fashion model. Almost exactly 35 years after Ernest Hemingway's death, on July 1, 1996, Margaux Hemingway committed suicide in Santa Monica, California. She became "the fifth person in four generations of her family to commit suicide" --Reynolds accessed Hemingway's records at the Mayo which indicate the combination of medications may have created a depressive state, for which he was treated. --Hemingway Memorial above Trail Creek in Sun Valley, Idaho. A bronze plaque at the base of the monument is inscribed: Best of all he loved the fall, the leaves yellow on cottonwoods, leaves floating on trout streams, and above the hills the high blue windless skies ... Now he will be a part of them forever. --Three months later in April 1961, back in Ketchum, one morning in the k ...
Orson Welles and Ernest Hemingway developed a close relationship. Orson said it was one of those in which the bond was renewable every year or so. It was a tight-rope relationship, a cumbersome relationship. Hemingway eyed him askance for a number of years because Orson laughed about weakness. He made fun of his friend. Hemingway took it, but didn't appreciate it in front of his cronies, his constituency. Hemingway wasn't a comedic writer. His exemplary workmanship was serious in nature, amounted to refined masculinity, huntsman beatitudes, Gaia meanderings, and all that is Man, all that is good and holy. Orson was very much a good opposite, but he couldn't stop the man's suicide anymore than Hemingway could. I've tried to do that sort of thing, but if someone is hard-pressed to be in love with his misery, after a while, it's a futile and hurtful pursuit. Laugh, Guys. Make fun of eachother. It's really okay. In a manner of speaking, Hemingway was dealing with some dark oppressors, both internal and ext .. ...
Just brought into the shop a really wonderful (and exceedingly rare) First Edition. A mint copy of the 1946 TREASURY FOR THE FREE WORLD, introduction by Ernest Hemingway, which is a compilation of essays on the world situation post-WWII-by such notables as Bertrand Russell, Charles de Gaulle, Orson Welles, Thomas Mann, Carl Sandburg, Tito, Einstein, LaGuardia and so very many others -- and to top it off, this copy is SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY ERNEST HEMINGWAY.
We thought we'd share this 1974 interview with Orson Welles in which he talks about his friend Ernest Hemingway:
I want to be on the Orson Welles diet. Two steaks a day and a handle of your favorite liquor to go with it.
“Goddam *** who runs an art theater trying to tell me how to write narration.” Ernest Hemingway on Orson Welles.
In this fascinating clip from a 1974 interview by Michael Parkinson of the BBC, Orson Welles describes his 'very strange relationship' with Ernest Hemingway, casting himself in a story of their first meeting as a torero opposed to Hemingway's bull.
theparisreview: Orson Welles on his “very strange” relationship with Ernest Hemingway.
Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles having a huge quarrel n throwing chairs OMG ... More than excellent and funny!
Pretend you are at Harry's Bar in Venice rubbing elbows with Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles tonight at Enzo's. We're serving Harry's signature Peach Bellini cocktail made with fresh peaches and authentic Italian Prosecco.
described by Ernest Hemingway as "without doubt the best bar in Spain", this is also where Ava Gardner and Orson Welles used to get sloshed.
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