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His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist orson welles was citizen kane kane (1941. The legendary director's youngest daughter rediscovered the relics -- including two original drafts of the magnificent ambersons -- and says her dad would want them.
Dorothy comingore and orson welles in 1941's 'citizen kane.
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Orson welles explains in his own words about the characters in citizen kane. It storms after us down the corridors of history like its own hero bloated, grotesque, tremendous destroying as it goes influencing and renewing too. Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy citizen kane directed by orson welles for $1499. Overview of citizen kane, 1941, directed by orson welles, with joseph cotten, dorothy comingore, agnes moorehead, at turner classic movies. Citizen kane script by herman j mankiewicz and orson welles.