Host Orson Welles shows the audience down the dark byways of crime, fantasy and the supernatural. Dramas are based on short stories by the greatest authors and played by both famous American and English performers.

Orson Welles' Great Mysteries - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1974-07-06

Orson Welles' Great Mysteries - The Stranger (1946 film) - Netflix

The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, and Orson Welles. It was Welles's third completed feature film as director. A drama about a war crimes investigator who tracks a high-ranking Nazi fugitive to a New England town, it is the first Hollywood film to present documentary footage of the Holocaust. The original story by Victor Trivas was nominated for an Academy Award. The film entered the public domain when its copyright was not renewed.

Orson Welles' Great Mysteries - Cast - Netflix

Edward G. Robinson as Mr. Wilson Loretta Young as Mary Longstreet Rankin Orson Welles as Franz Kindler, also known as Professor Charles Rankin Philip Merivale as Judge Adam Longstreet Richard Long as Noah Longstreet Konstantin Shayne as Konrad Meinike Byron Keith as Dr. Jeffrey Lawrence Billy House as Mr. Potter Martha Wentworth as Sara Isabel O'Madigan as Mrs. Lawrence Pietro Sosso as Mr. Peabody Erskine Sanford as Party Guest Theodore Gottlieb as Farbright (not in release version) Contemporary news items about the production add uncredited and unconfirmed cast members Neal Dodd, Nancy Evans, Fred Godoy, Joseph Granby, Ruth Lee, Lillian Molieri, Gabriel Peralta, Gerald Pierce, Robert Raison, Rebel Randall, Johnny Sands, and Josephine Victor.

Orson Welles' Great Mysteries - References - Netflix