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    The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his life in this famous trailer for Citizen Kane (1941).

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Citizen Kane -- (Original Trailer)
Citizen Kane trailer
Citizen Kane -- (Original Trailer)
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Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Like Any Other Marriage
Now-retired Leland (Joseph Cotten) leads his interviewer into another famous flourish by writer, producer, director and title character Orson Welles, covering his first marriage to Emily (Ruth Warrick) in Citizen Kane, 1941.>
Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) I'll...
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Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Provide The War
Resuming the account by Thatcher (George Couloris) of early years overseeing the title character, who then appears (writer, producer and director Orson Welles) for the first time as an adult, sidekicks Leland and Bernstein (Joseph Cotten, Everett Sloane) in support, in Citizen Kane, 1941.>
Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) With One...
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Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) With One Purpose Only
Almost without preamble, into the campaign, first Leland (Joseph Cotten) making a speech for his boss, then the man himself (writer, director, producer and star Orson Welles) taking the stage, Gettys (Ray Collins) and Mrs. Kane (Ruth Warrick) observing, in Citizen Kane 1941.>
Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Declaration Of...
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Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Declaration Of Principles
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Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) She Won't...
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Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) She Won't Talk
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Citizen Kane (1941) -- (Movie Clip) I First Encountered Mr. Kane
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