Orson Welles outtakes

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Post by Kristen » January 10th, 2006, 1:32 am

If you've never heard these very funny outtakes of Orson Welles reading the voiceovers for frozen food commercial, you should have a listen. It's good to know that even trained voice actors sometimes have trouble with their readings.

"This is a very wearying one; it's unpleasant to read. Unrewarding."

Welles gets pretty rude to the director and the blasts the writers so if you're easily offended, better give it a pass.

Orson Welles' commercial outtakes 4'02" 3.7MB mp3
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Post by Stephan » January 10th, 2006, 4:51 am

Splendid!
Wow, he is getting freaked out at the end. :lol:
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Post by hugh » January 11th, 2006, 3:43 pm

ha ha ... i've seen the video of this i think?

very good.

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Post by ceastman » January 11th, 2006, 11:22 pm

Wow. That was pretty funny... but what a jerk... (sorry, Mr. Welles! But when you're the actor, you're supposed to let the directors direct you!)

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Post by RobertG » January 12th, 2006, 12:23 am

ceastman wrote:but what a jerk... (sorry, Mr. Welles...)
Don't worry, Catharine! Old Orson's been dead for over twenty years and won't be offended!!

I have to say that was hilarious but it had to have mostly been tongue-in-cheek on his part!! I doubt he was really angry, seemed more bemused than anything. How the mighty had fallen!!

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Post by hugh » January 12th, 2006, 5:06 am

if i recall correctly from the video, he's actually, ah, drunk as a skunk.

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Post by ChipDoc » January 12th, 2006, 5:21 am

He sold no wine before its time... he drank it instead! :lol:
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Post by ceastman » January 13th, 2006, 5:34 pm

LOL... Drunk on the job? Naughty, naughty! :lol:

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Post by kayray » January 13th, 2006, 6:49 pm

rofl!

"There's no know way of saying an English sentence in which you begin the sentence with "in" and emphasize it.... That's just idiotic."

this is tooo funny.

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