Orson Welles, Lucille Ball, and The Greatest Thriller That Never Was

“Conspiracies are melodramatic, my dear, especially when they’re made by rich people with too much money and time on their hands.”—The Smiler with the Knife, Nicholas Blake * Orson Welles arrived in Hollywood in July 1939 with a Mephistophelean beard and a clutch of potential projects. The facial hair was an artifact of Five Kings, … Continue reading Orson Welles, Lucille Ball, and The Greatest Thriller That Never Was