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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  • Arthur Hiller at an event for Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles and Dorothy Comingore in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles and Gregg Toland in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Kevin Kilner at an event for Citizen Kane (1941)

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In the 1970s, film critic Pauline Kael wrote an essay called "Raising Kane". In it, she credited co-screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz for writing the entire script for this film, while alleging that Orson Welles "didn't write one line of the shooting script." However, this conclusion has very... ...


Quotes

Charles Foster Kane: Rosebud...


Goofs

In the first shots of the Breakfast table sequence, Emily's dress covers her shoulder in long shots, but is lower, leaving her shoulders bare, in close-ups.


Crazy Credits

In a very rare move the director's credit is shown on the same card as the cinematographer's. This was Orson Welles's personal decision to show his thanks to cinematographer Toland for his enormous contributions to the film, meaning equal rights.

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Drama | Mystery

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