☛ Turner Classic Movies / Archives for Citizen Kane: “Full publicity shot of Orson Welles as Charles Foster”. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork:
Orson Welles was born on May 6, 1915. One can browse a gallery of high resolution scans of images depicting Orson Welles over at Dr. Macro’s High Quality Movie Scans (most images are presented without context: mostly they are publicity stills and movie stills).
Dr. Macro’s website is a must see for anyone interested in popular movie stars for the earlier days (mostly from the 1940’s and earlier). Example below.
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Previously: May 6, 1915: Orson Welles Was Born.