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Citizen Kane (1941)

PG   |    |  Drama, Mystery

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




  • Kevin Kilner at an event for Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Linwood G. Dunn in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Jack Klugman at an event for Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles and Dorothy Comingore in Citizen Kane (1941)

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Did You Know?


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When Thompson is speaking to the waiter from the phone booth, the sound of the camera is audible.

Crazy Credits

The end credits show previous scenes from the film showcasing the Mercury Theatre performers.


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Drama | Mystery

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