Chimes At Midnight A.K.A Falstaff
Corner Oxford Street and Oatley Road
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Falstaff is at the centre of what is now regarded as Orson Welles' most fully realised film after Citizen Kane. It is drawn largely from the two parts of Henry IV with Falstaff's death in Henry V used as a coda. Welles had initially developed the idea in a stage production in Ireland and his identification with Falstaff is complete. The comic side of Falstaff's character is overwhelmed by tragedy ...