Journey Into Fear Script

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Director:Norman Foster
Written by:Orson Welles (Screenplay), Joseph Cotten (Screenplay), Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Eric Ambler (Novel), Richard Collins (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An American ballistics expert in Turkey finds himself targeted by Nazi agents. Safe passage home by ship is arranged for him, but he soon discovers that his pursuers are also on board.

The Other Side of the Wind Script

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Director:Orson Welles
Written by:Orson Welles (Writer), Oja Kodar (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Surrounded by fans and skeptics, grizzled director J.J. "Jake" Hannaford returns from years abroad in Europe to a changed Hollywood, where he attempts to make his innovative comeback film.

The Stranger Script

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Director:Orson Welles
Written by:Anthony Veiller (Screenplay), Victor Trivas (Original Story), Gladys Hill (Dialogue)

Script Synopsis:A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.

Monsieur Verdoux Script

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Director:Charlie Chaplin
Written by:Charlie Chaplin (Writer), Orson Welles (Idea)

Script Synopsis:The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

Touch of Evil

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Director:Orson Welles
Written by:Whit Masterson (Novel), Orson Welles (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies, are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new bride, Susie, in jeopardy.

The Magnificent Ambersons

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Director:Orson Welles, Fred Fleck
Written by:Orson Welles (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

The Lady from Shanghai

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Director:Orson Welles
Written by:Orson Welles (Screenplay), Sherwood King (Novel), William Castle (Writer), Charles Lederer (Writer), Fletcher Markle (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

Citizen Kane

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Director:Orson Welles
Written by:Orson Welles (Screenplay), Herman J. Mankiewicz (Screenplay), Roger Q. Denny (Writer), John Houseman (Writer), Mollie Kent (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move he makes for the rest of his life appears in some way to be a reaction to that deeply wounding event.