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 Gregg Toland in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)

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Trivia

To Orson Welles' astonishment, Gregg Toland visited him at his office and said, "I want you to use me on your picture." He had seen some of the Mercury stage productions (including Caesar) and said he wanted to work with someone who had never made a movie. RKO hired Toland... ...


Quotes

Charles Foster Kane: Rosebud...


Goofs

When Susan is reading the news about her debut, the front page is displayed prominently. While the first paragraph or so of each story is indeed about her performance, the rest of the news stories are obviously not (with the exception of Jed Leland's negative review).


Crazy Credits

Orson Welles's name is listed last and among the list of featured roles, instead of leading roles, saving his name as best for last.

Storyline

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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