Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane (1941)

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Revealing mistake: To save money during the beach picnic scene, Welles used stock footage from King Kong (1933) for the jungle background. You can quite clearly see pterodactyls flying in the background (confirmed on DVD commentary).

Continuity mistake: In the scene with the lovely dancing ladies, Cotten blows cigar smoke just before a cut to him from the opposite angle. From this angle there is no smoke. This takes place just before Wells throws his jacket to Cotten.

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Charles Foster Kane: You know, Mr. Bernstein, if I hadn't been very rich, I might have been a really great man.

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Trivia: Steven Spielberg bought the famous 'Rosebud' prop at an auction in 1982 for $60,500. When Orson Welles heard about this, it was reported that his reaction was, 'I thought we burned it.'

Allister Cooper, 2011

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