you’ve seen this tile or one like it somewhere before, right?
have or haven’t, watch this INCREDIBLE doc about them – Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tile
Orson Welles had one of the greatest voices to have ever been recorded on planet earth. it worked wonders in radio, TV and cinema, and even later in his life, when he needed extra money, and would lend his pipes to anything and everything. and what’s so wrong with that???
I’m sure you’ve heard the outtakes from his ad for frozen peas, right????? (please tell me you have. it’s one of the greatestestetestsstttt things mt EVERest)
well, there were plenty of other ads, which probably all had cringe-worthy outtakes, but these finished takes are all an aural thing of beauty…
I mean, with that voice – he could sell horse piss to a horse without a mouth!
I mean, I could listen to him say ‘Copenhagen’ ALL DAY
I didn’t need to be sold on Dark Tower, the greatest board game ever created, but I’d take a sword for him after hearing his pitch!!!
Orson, please save the world instead of scaring us about its impending doom!!!
Nashua!!! wish the company was called Nashua’s Joshua. would’ve love to hear him say that!!!
smoking added a touch of class, well, at least back then
the part where he says ‘par excellence’ words gets me weak in the knees
Orson’s voice is an oasis, and so is whatever that cloak he’s wearing
hello, let me take 10 seconds to light this thing! btw – love that it always looks like he’s talking to the audience, but he’s basically juss talking to himself
he should make that woman’s bandana disappear
if it’s not HBO, apparently it’s slutty cable TV. sit back and enjoy!!!
not sure if he’s actually hot, out of breath, out of money or all 3
I bet he thinks this camera’s a real piece of sh$t
and now you are entering the Paul Masson section of this post…
if Orson has wine farts, and yer standing behind him, you’d be gone with the wind
somethings can’t be rushed – including Orson Welles
here’s an outtake from the same spot – NO GREASED BOTTLES!!!
if only the ‘Chablis’ was from Copenhagen!!
same jacket as above? but with one of Peter Bogdanovich’s ascot/neck scarf thingies??
wait, why does this one have more voice-over to it, than him juss talking to the camera
oh, that’s why – he’s fcuking drunk as a skunk!!!
bless this man. wish I was that other hand in the photo
he looks like he’s either ready to leave, fart, or upset that you’re not paying for the bill, or all 3
and this MIGHT(???????????????????????) be him talking about STAR WARS!!!!!!!!!!!!
anywho, Orson was the best. who cares if he was squandering his talent by making his pocketbook bigger and stomach bigger by doing ads?