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20 facts you might not know about 'Citizen Kane'

Yardbarker Logo By Chris Morgan of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 21: You know a movie is special when it can have a legacy that lasts for nearly a century. “Citizen Kane” has been called one of the best – if not the best – film ever made for decades at this point. Orson Welles guaranteed himself immortality with his story of Charles Foster Kane. He directed, he starred, and he co-wrote the movie that changed movies forever. Want to learn more about “Citizen Kane?” Hey, it’s the framing device of this gallery, so that only makes sense. We’ve got some facts for you about “Kane,” and we’re going to assume that you know what Rosebud is since it’s maybe the quintessential movie spoiler.

20 facts you might not know about 'Citizen Kane'

You know a movie is special when it can have a legacy that lasts for nearly a century. “Citizen Kane” has been called one of the best – if not the best – film ever made for decades at this point. Orson Welles guaranteed himself immortality with his story of Charles Foster Kane. He directed, he starred, and he co-wrote the movie that changed movies forever. Want to learn more about “Citizen Kane?” Hey, it’s the framing device of this gallery, so that only makes sense. We’ve got some facts for you about “Kane,” and we’re going to assume that you know what Rosebud is since it’s maybe the quintessential movie spoiler.

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