Citizen Kane (1941)

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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.


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  • Orson Welles and Ruth Warrick in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
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Trivia

Orson Welles tried to buy out the screen credit of co-writer Herman J. Mankiewicz. Welles actually paid him several thousand dollars. However, the Writers Guild got wind of this and said that was not permitted. When Welles tried to get his money back, Mankiewicz had already spent it.


Quotes

Charles Foster Kane: Rosebud...


Goofs

When Kane shouts at Jim Gettys from the stairwell, it is clear that most of the words he is saying are not coming out of his mouth.


Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: Most of the principal actors in "CITIZEN KANE" are new to motion pictures. The Mercury Theatre is proud to introduce them.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Mystery

Details

Release Date:

5 September 1941

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$839,727 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$216,239 (USA) (5 May 1991)

Gross:

$1,585,634 (USA)

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