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Also Known As: William Leon Alland Died: November 10, 1997
Born: March 4, 1916 Cause of Death: complications from heart disease
Birth Place: Delmar, Delaware, USA Profession: producer, actor, radio writer, assistant director, stage manager, director, dialogue director

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A member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theater, Alland played the inquiring reporter in "Citizen Kane" (1941) before turning to producing.

A member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theater, Alland played the inquiring reporter in "Citizen Kane" (1941) before turning to producing.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Look In Any Window (1961) Director
2.
  Macbeth (1948) Dialogue Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 F for Fake (1973)
2.
 The Lady from Shanghai (1948) Reporter
3.
 Macbeth (1948) Second Murderer
4.
 Riffraff (1947) Trumpie
5.
 The Falcon Takes Over (1942) Reporter
6.
 Citizen Kane (1941) Jerry Thompson/Narrator of "News on the March"
7.
 Tom, Dick and Harry (1941) Newsreel announcer
8.
 All That Money Can Buy (1941) Guide
9.
 Battle Over Citizen Kane, The (1996) Interviewee
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Acted in semi-professional groups; with Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre as actor, stage manager
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Assistant producer with the Mercury Theatre radio series
1941:
Film acting debut (also dialogue director), "Citizen Kane"
1941:
Served in US Air Force during World War II
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Worked as radio writer
1952:
Produced for Universal Pictures; first film as producer, "The Black Castle"
1959:
Produced first TV show, "World of Giants"
1961:
Sole directing credit (also producer), "Look in Any Window"
1973:
Returned to acting with feature, "Verites et Mesonges"
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