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: When Kane and Susan are speaking in their mansion, Susan is busying herself with jigsaw puzzles. The wide shot shows the jigsaw puzzle almost completed, but Susan's close-up shows the jigsaw puzzle in pieces.

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Trivia: The shot of the loud, squawking bird was purposely placed by Orson Welles to make sure the audience was still awake.

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