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Cigar Smoking Icons: Mark Twain

Mark Twain in a white suit with a smoking pipe

One of the great names of American literature, Mark Twain was an international figure of great recognition during his lifetime. A wizard with words, he became a source of inspiration for many around the world through his humourist approach and exciting tales. Mark Twain was a larger than life character in many ways, including his […]

Cigar Smoking Icons: Orson Welles

A legend of film and radio, Orson Welles is widely regarded as being one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. As well as directing, Orson Welles starred in over 60 movies, as well as acting on stage and in television productions. Early Life Born in 1915, Welles spent much of his childhood living in […]

Cigar Smoking Icons: Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

While the likes of Clint Eastwood and Arnold Schwarzenegger have been spotted smoking cigars on screen, one famous face was known for smoking stogies behind the camera instead. Known as the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock directed over 50 feature films and is established as one of the best and most influential filmmakers in history. […]