Around the World with Orson Welles: The Complete Series

The renowned Orson Welles, who wrote and directed this 1955 British television series for Associated Rediffusion, leads his inimitable style to this tour through Europe, meeting up with celebrities and ordinary people, discussing everything from bullfighting to Sacher Tortes. This Blu-ray DVD contains all 6 episodes for the series, including the previously lost Revisiting Vienna aka The Third Man Returns To Vienna, where he take us to some of the locations of The Third Man.

The documentary, The Dominici Affair, tells the story of and reconstructs the unfinished episode also known as The Tragedy of Lurs, and is included as a bonus.

Cast: Orson Welles, Jean Cocteau, Juliette Greco, Art Buchwald, Kenneth Tynan, Elaine Dundy

Included in this set are:

  • Pays Basque I (1955) 26 minutes
  • Pays Basque II (1955) 26 minutes
  • Revisiting Vienna aka The Third Man Returns to Vienna (1955) 26 minutes
  • St-Germain-des-Pres (1955) 26 minutes
  • Chelsea Pensioners (1955) 26 minutes
  • Madrid Bullfight (Corrida Madrid) 1955) 26 minutes
  • The Dominici Affair aka The Tragedy of Lurs (2000)(standard definition)(Directed by Christophe Cognet) 52 minutes

• First time the complete series has been released on Blu-ray and DVD
• New essay by Peter Tonguette, author (Orson Welles Remembered), journalist, and film critic
• New high definition transfer from the 35mm interpositive

Black and White • 208 minutes • 1955

$29.98