Ladies and gentlemen, I have a grave announcement to make. Incredible as it may seem, strange beings who landed in New Jersey tonight are the vanguard of an invading army from Mars.
ORSON WELLES, The War of the Worlds
I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts.
ORSON WELLES, New York Herald Tribune, October 12, 1956
Since the pyramids, Xanadu is the costliest monument a man has built to himself.
HERMAN J. MANKIEWICZ & ORSON WELLES, Citizen Kane