I Was the Man at the Clapperboard for Orson Welles’ Legendary Drunk Wine Commercial

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Orson Welles was always hard up for cash. Though he directed, co-wrote and starred in But making movies on his own took money, which meant the great man needed to subject himself to The Paul Masson commercials starring Welles were national TV spots airing all over the country, but today, they're best remembered for something that didn't air at all: A series of three outtakes that show an obviously drunk Welles, who is in such a bad state that he's unable to make it through even a single line of copy.

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