Off-Ramp documentary "Airborne: A Life in Radio with Orson Welles" for October 29, 2011

"Airborne," new Orson Welles documentary

You know about "Citizen Kane" and maybe "Touch of Evil," but besides "War of the Worlds," the famous Halloween broadcast, what do you know about Orson Welles' radio career? In his new documentary, "Airborne: A Life in Radio with Orson Welles," produced for Off-Ramp, filmmaker and author R.H. Greene makes the case that Welles' decades of work in radio -- from guest appearances to the Mercury dramas to wartime productions to his failed variety show to his searing political commentaries -- tell us much about one of the most potent creative forces of the 20th Century.
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