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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane(1941)

Also Known As: John Citizen, U. S. A. |

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Brief Synopsis

The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.

Cast & Crew

Orson Welles Director
Joseph Cotten Jedediah Leland/Man in projection room
Dorothy Comingore Susan Alexander Kane
Agnes Moorehead Mary, Kane's mother
Ruth Warrick Emily Monroe Norton Kane
Ray Collins Jim W. Gettys
Erskine Sanford Herbert Carter/Man in projection room
Everett Sloane Mr. Bernstein
William Alland Jerry Thompson/Narrator of "News on the March"
Paul Stewart Raymond
George Coulouris Walter Parks Thatcher
Gus Schilling [John] The headwaiter [/Man in projection room]

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 1 May 1941
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  A Mercury Production by Orson Welles
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Mercury Productions, Inc., RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  119 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,734    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • Citizen Vain

    Rick 2014-08-31

    Great assessment, Mr. B! I agree, this movie is high cinematic "art" but the story is simplistic and one-note dull. And pretentious is the word... MORE>

  • Overrated Importance in Film History

    Judy 2014-04-04

    I've seen this film twice and thought to view one more time just to see if I missed something; however after the additional viewing I have to say I... MORE>

  • The All-Time Greatest

    Delia 2014-01-28

    I first saw CK in college as part of a film class. It was an old, stuffy movie theater and I settled in to bored out of my mind. Was I ever wrong. This... MORE>