File this under pretty dang cool. Archivists at U-M have stumbled across an unfinished memoir by one of Hollywood's greatest directors, Orson Welles.
"According to reports in the LA Times
and The Guardian
, Confessions of a One-Man Band
details his views on his friend, Ernest Hemingway, wife Rita Hayworth and filmmaker DW Griffith. The autobiography was started in 1970s, according to archivists at UM who announced Thursday they found eight boxes of materials, including handwritten notes and edits, sent by the Citizen Kane
director’s partner of 24 years, Oja Kodar, from her home in Croatia."
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