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Too Much Johnson (1938) was a Short Films Film directed by Orson Welles and produced by Orson Welles, John Houseman and Richard Wilson.

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Orson Welles, Mary Wickes, and Too Much Johnson

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Orson Welles shot "Too Much Johnson" as part of an experiment in using film as part of a stage production of William Gillette's farce. Unfortunately, the film was never shown publicly because, though Welles had legally arranged for the right to stage Gillette's copyrighted play, the movie rights were held by Paramount, which took out an injunction to prevent Welles from showing the film.
Joseph Cotten's first film.
The only copy of the film was destroyed in a fire at Orson Welles' villa in Madrid, Spain, in August 1970.
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