23 October 2012

The Other Side of the Wind : Orson Welles Magic

Peter Bogdanovich as Brooks Otterlake in the unfinished Orson Welles film The Other Side of the Wind (1972).  The following clip shows Bogdanovich and John Huston playing film directors surrounded by press, being interviewed by Susan Strasberg.  The clip was screened at Welles' AFI Lifetime Achievement awards ceremony in 1975. 

On set:  Director John Huston plays a director and actress Oja Kodar plays an actress.

Want to see Orson Welles hypnotize a duck?  Watch the clip below:

Read the 1985 L.A. Times article, "Magic Loomed Large in World of Orson Welles"