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Citizen Kane (1941)

It's terrific!

Genre : Mystery, Drama

Runtime : 1H 59M

Director : Orson Welles
Writer : Orson Welles, Herman J. Mankiewicz

Synopsis

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move he makes for the rest of his life appears in some way to be a reaction to that deeply wounding event.

Actors

Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Charles Foster Kane
Joseph Cotten
Joseph Cotten
Jedediah Leland
Dorothy Comingore
Dorothy Comingore
Susan Alexander Kane
Ray Collins
Ray Collins
Jim W. Gettys
George Coulouris
George Coulouris
Walter Parks Thatcher
Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
Mary Kane
Paul Stewart
Paul Stewart
Raymond
Ruth Warrick
Ruth Warrick
Emily Norton Kane
Erskine Sanford
Erskine Sanford
Herbert Carter
William Alland
William Alland
Jerry Thompson/Narrator
Everett Sloane
Everett Sloane
Mr. Bernstein
Fortunio Bonanova
Fortunio Bonanova
Signor Matiste
Gus Schilling
Gus Schilling
John
Philip Van Zandt
Philip Van Zandt
Mr. Rawlston
Georgia Backus
Georgia Backus
Bertha Anderson
Harry Shannon
Harry Shannon
Jim Kane
Sonny Bupp
Sonny Bupp
Charles Foster Kane III
Buddy Swan
Buddy Swan
Young Charles Foster Kane
Gregg Toland
Gregg Toland
Interviewer
Don Ackerman
Don Ackerman
Man at Party in Everglades (uncredited)
Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole
Pianist in 'El Rancho' (uncredited)
Gino Corrado
Gino Corrado
Gino (uncredited)
Maurice Costello
Maurice Costello
Extra (uncredited)
Demetrius Alexis
Demetrius Alexis
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
Gene Coogan
Gene Coogan
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
Art Dupuis
Art Dupuis
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
Rudy Germane
Rudy Germane
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
Mike Lally
Mike Lally
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
Walter Lawrence
Walter Lawrence
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
John Northpole
John Northpole
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
Victor Romito
Victor Romito
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
Bob Terry
Bob Terry
Newsreel Man (uncredited)
William Alston
William Alston
Man at Xanadu Great Hall (uncredited)
Jack Gargan
Jack Gargan
Man at Xanadu Great Hall (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
Bert Moorhouse
Man at Xanadu Great Hall (uncredited)
Carmen Laroux
Carmen Laroux
Maid in Xanadu Hall (uncredited)
Sam Ash
Sam Ash
Man at Boat Dock (uncredited)
Buddy Messinger
Buddy Messinger
Man at Boat Dock (uncredited)
Terrance Ray
Terrance Ray
Man at Boat Dock (uncredited)
Sally Corner
Sally Corner
Woman at Boat Dock (uncredited)
Walter Bacon
Walter Bacon
City Room Employee (uncredited)
Herbert Corthell
Herbert Corthell
City Editor (uncredited)
Harry A. Bailey
Harry A. Bailey
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Danny Borzage
Danny Borzage
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
J.J. Clark
J.J. Clark
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Tom Coleman
Tom Coleman
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Carl Deloro
Carl Deloro
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Jack Egan
Jack Egan
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Robert Haines
Robert Haines
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Ludwig Lowry
Ludwig Lowry
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
John McCormack
John McCormack
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Hercules Mendez
Hercules Mendez
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Paddy O'Flynn
Paddy O'Flynn
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Sam Rice
Sam Rice
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Don Roberts
Don Roberts
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Larry Wheat
Larry Wheat
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Larry Williams
Larry Williams
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Joan Blair
Joan Blair
Georgia (uncredited)
Morgan Brown
Morgan Brown
Servant (uncredited)
Harry Burkhardt
Harry Burkhardt
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb
Edmund Cobb
Inquirer Reporter (uncredited)
Eddie Coke
Eddie Coke
Reporter (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux
Louis Natheaux
Reporter (uncredited)
Arthur O'Connell
Arthur O'Connell
Reporter (uncredited)
Guy Repp
Guy Repp
Reporter (uncredited)
Tom Steele
Tom Steele
Reporter (uncredited)
Richard Wilson
Richard Wilson
Reporter (uncredited)
Louise Currie
Louise Currie
Reporter at Xanadu (uncredited)
Walter Sande
Walter Sande
Reporter at Xanadu (uncredited)
Jan Wiley
Jan Wiley
Reporter at Xanadu (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee
Milton Kibbee
Reporter at Wedding (uncredited)
Buck Mack
Buck Mack
Reporter at Boat Deck (uncredited)
Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd
Reporter Smoking Pipe at End (uncredited)
Thomas A. Curran
Thomas A. Curran
Teddy Roosevelt (uncredited)
Jack Curtis
Jack Curtis
Boss Printer (uncredited)
George Noisom
George Noisom
Copy Boy (uncredited)
Gerald Pierce
Gerald Pierce
Copy Boy Delivering Message in Chicago Hotel Room (uncredited)
Donna Dax
Donna Dax
House Maid (uncredited)
George DeNormand
George DeNormand
Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)
Bud Geary
Bud Geary
Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)
Bert LeBaron
Bert LeBaron
Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)
Clyde McAtee
Clyde McAtee
Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Cyril Ring
Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)
Roland Winters
Roland Winters
Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)
Lew Harvey
Lew Harvey
Newspaperman (uncredited)
Herman J. Mankiewicz
Herman J. Mankiewicz
Newspaperman (uncredited)
Eddie Dew
Eddie Dew
Man in Projection Room (uncredited)
Perc Launders
Perc Launders
Man in Projection Room (uncredited)
John Dilson
John Dilson
Ward Heeler (uncredited)
Walter James
Walter James
Ward Heeler (uncredited)
Robert Dudley
Robert Dudley
Photographer (uncredited)
Suzanne Dulier
Suzanne Dulier
French Maid (uncredited)
Al Eben
Al Eben
Solly (uncredited)
Johnny Eckert
Johnny Eckert
Car-Driver (uncredited)
Carl Ekberg
Carl Ekberg
Adolf Hitler (uncredited)
Edith Evanson
Edith Evanson
Leland's Nurse (uncredited)
Carl Faulkner
Carl Faulkner
Hermann Goring (uncredited)
Juanita Fields
Juanita Fields
Dancer (uncredited)
Edna Mae Jones
Edna Mae Jones
Dancer (uncredited)
Leda Nicova
Leda Nicova
Dancer (uncredited)
Jolane Reynolds
Jolane Reynolds
Dancer (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgway
Suzanne Ridgway
Dancer (uncredited)
Olin Francis
Olin Francis
Expressman (uncredited)
Louise Franklin
Louise Franklin
Susan's Maid (uncredited)
Renee Godfrey
Renee Godfrey
Nurse (uncredited)
Peter Gowland
Peter Gowland
Guest (uncredited)
Jimmy Grant
Jimmy Grant
Man at Party in Everglades (uncredited)
Jesse Graves
Jesse Graves
Joseph (uncredited)
Ernest Grooney
Ernest Grooney
Man on Hospital Roof (uncredited)
Jack Gwynne
Jack Gwynne
Man on Hospital Roof (uncredited)
Teddy Mangean
Teddy Mangean
Man on Roof (uncredited)
Henry Hebert
Henry Hebert
Best Man at Wedding (uncredited)
Bryan 'Slim' Hightower
Bryan 'Slim' Hightower
Fish Driver (uncredited)
Mitchell Ingraham
Mitchell Ingraham
Politician (uncredited)
Philip Morris
Philip Morris
Politician (uncredited)
Francis Sayles
Francis Sayles
Politician (uncredited)
George W. Jimenez
George W. Jimenez
Waiter at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
Ellen Lowe
Ellen Lowe
Ms. Townsend (uncredited)
James T. Mack
James T. Mack
Prompter (uncredited)
Mickey Martin
Mickey Martin
Newsboy (uncredited)
Bruce Sidney
Bruce Sidney
Newsman (uncredited)
Major McBride
Major McBride
Shadowgraph Man (uncredited)
Frank McLure
Frank McLure
(uncredited)
Charles Meakin
Charles Meakin
Civic Leader (uncredited)
Edward Peil Jr.
Edward Peil Jr.
Civic Leader (uncredited)
Irving Mitchell
Irving Mitchell
Dr. Corey (uncredited)
Frances E. Neal
Frances E. Neal
Ethel (uncredited)
Lillian Nicholson
Lillian Nicholson
Woman at Opera (uncredited)
Joseph North
Joseph North
Secretary (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien
William H. O'Brien
Secretary (uncredited)
Field Norton
Field Norton
Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Dick Scott
Dick Scott
Opera Spectator (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor
Frank O'Connor
Man at Madison Square Garden (uncredited)
Russ Powell
Russ Powell
Man at Madison Square Garden (uncredited)
Bert Stevens
Bert Stevens
Man at Madison Square Garden (uncredited)
Thomas Pogue
Thomas Pogue
Man (uncredited)
Lillian O'Malley
Lillian O'Malley
Woman in Front of Chronicle Building (uncredited)
Jack Raymond
Jack Raymond
Stagehand (uncredited)
Gohr Van Vleck
Gohr Van Vleck
Stagehand (uncredited)
Myrtle Rishell
Myrtle Rishell
Big Governess (uncredited)
Benny Rubin
Benny Rubin
Smather (uncredited)
Shimen Ruskin
Shimen Ruskin
Hireling (uncredited)
George Sherwood
George Sherwood
Hireling (uncredited)
Edward Ryan
Edward Ryan
Man in Inquirer City Room (uncredited)
Landers Stevens
Landers Stevens
Senate Investigator (uncredited)
Harry J. Vejar
Harry J. Vejar
Portuguese Laborer (uncredited)
Tudor Williams
Tudor Williams
Chorus Master (uncredited)
Arthur Yeoman
Arthur Yeoman
Speaker (uncredited)
Tim Davis
Tim Davis
Copy Boy (uncredited)
Charles Bennett
Charles Bennett
Entertainer (uncredited)
Arthur Kay
Arthur Kay
Orchestra Leader (Uncredited)
John Alban
John Alban
Reporter (uncredited)

Crews

Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Director
Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Producer
Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann
Original Music Composer
Gregg Toland
Gregg Toland
Director of Photography
Robert Wise
Robert Wise
Editor
Van Nest Polglase
Van Nest Polglase
Art Direction
Edward Stevenson
Edward Stevenson
Costume Design
Vernon L. Walker
Vernon L. Walker
Special Effects
Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Screenplay
Herman J. Mankiewicz
Herman J. Mankiewicz
Screenplay
Bailey Fesler
Bailey Fesler
Sound Recordist
James G. Stewart
James G. Stewart
Sound Recordist
Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann
Conductor

Trailers and other movies

'Citizen Kane' | Critics' Picks | The New York Times
John Landis on CITIZEN KANE
Movie Stars and Filmmakers Praise CITIZEN KANE
CITIZEN KANE ('41) - Original Trailer
CITIZEN KANE: 75th Anniversary Trailer

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