Citizen Kane (1941)
The amazing story of a fabulously rich man...Nothing deleted! Not a line changed! (print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Tower Theatre - Lubbock, Texas - January 14, 1942)
A group of reporters are trying to decipher the last word ever spoken by Charles Foster Kane, the millionaire newspaper tycoon: "Rosebud". The film begins with a news reel detailing Kane's life for the masses, and then from there, we are shown flashbacks from Kane's life. As the reporters investigate further, the viewers see a display of a fascinating man's rise to fame, and how he eventually fell off the top of the world.
Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead
Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles, John Houseman, Roger Q. Denny, Mollie Kent