Added to your basket

Sorry, there seems to have been an error. Please try again.

Qty:

Subtotal: ( items in your basket)

  • Description

    Orson Welles, a hugely successful polymath who forged a career in film, radio and theatre, was little known for his TV work.  In 1955, Associated-Rediffusion commissioned Welles to make his first television production, inviting him to write, direct and host a mini series.

    Despite its grand title, the series was filmed entirely in Europe. Part home-movie, part cinematic essay, each episode takes the viewer on a fascinating journey to see the famous people and places in key cities across the continent. In Paris, we are introduced to famous artists such as Jean Cocteau; in Madrid, we attend a bullfight; and in Vienna, in an episode which was long believed lost, we are taken to the locations of The Third Man.

    A unique and fascinating entry in the career of one of modern cinema’s most revered figures, Around the World with Orson Welles finally receives its world premiere Blu-ray release in this strictly limited, numbered edition from the BFI

    Extras/Episodes:

    All 6 original episodes: ‘Pays Basque I’ (1955, 26m); ‘Pays Basque II’ (1955, 26m); ‘The Third Man Returns to Vienna’ (1955, 26m); ‘St.-Germain-des-Prés’ (1955, 26m); ‘Chelsea Pensioners’ (1955, 26m); ‘Madrid Bullfight’ (1955, 26m)

    Extra feature: The Dominici Affair (Christophe Cognet, 2000, 52m): documentary about the incomplete Around the World with Orson Welles ‘The Tragedy of Lurs’ episode

    Cast and Crew:

    Director: Orson Welles

    Featuring: Jean Cocteau, Kenneth Tynan

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    E
    Actor:
    Orson Welles
    Director:
    Orson Welles
    Region:
    B
    Number of Discs:
    1
    Run Time:
    156 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI
    Theatrical Release Year:
    1955

Around The World With Orson Welles

Blu-ray
GBP 16.99

RRP: £22.99

£16.99

Save: £6.00

Item limited to max quantity of 5000

( 0 item is in your basket items are in your basket )

In stock

-

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Live Chat

Average connection time 25 secs

Delivery & Returns

Express Delivery - if ordered before 11pm, delivered by courier next working day.

If I'm not completely happy with my item?

Please see our returns policy.
  • Description

    Orson Welles, a hugely successful polymath who forged a career in film, radio and theatre, was little known for his TV work.  In 1955, Associated-Rediffusion commissioned Welles to make his first television production, inviting him to write, direct and host a mini series.

    Despite its grand title, the series was filmed entirely in Europe. Part home-movie, part cinematic essay, each episode takes the viewer on a fascinating journey to see the famous people and places in key cities across the continent. In Paris, we are introduced to famous artists such as Jean Cocteau; in Madrid, we attend a bullfight; and in Vienna, in an episode which was long believed lost, we are taken to the locations of The Third Man.

    A unique and fascinating entry in the career of one of modern cinema’s most revered figures, Around the World with Orson Welles finally receives its world premiere Blu-ray release in this strictly limited, numbered edition from the BFI

    Extras/Episodes:

    All 6 original episodes: ‘Pays Basque I’ (1955, 26m); ‘Pays Basque II’ (1955, 26m); ‘The Third Man Returns to Vienna’ (1955, 26m); ‘St.-Germain-des-Prés’ (1955, 26m); ‘Chelsea Pensioners’ (1955, 26m); ‘Madrid Bullfight’ (1955, 26m)

    Extra feature: The Dominici Affair (Christophe Cognet, 2000, 52m): documentary about the incomplete Around the World with Orson Welles ‘The Tragedy of Lurs’ episode

    Cast and Crew:

    Director: Orson Welles

    Featuring: Jean Cocteau, Kenneth Tynan

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    E
    Actor:
    Orson Welles
    Director:
    Orson Welles
    Region:
    B
    Number of Discs:
    1
    Run Time:
    156 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI
    Theatrical Release Year:
    1955
Customer Reviews

There are currently no reviews.

Write a review to be in with a chance of winning a £100 voucher.

Back to top