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The Battle Over Citizen Kane ()

directed by Michael Epstein, Thomas Lennon
featuring Ruth Warrick, Robert Wise, William Alland, Thomas Anderson, Peter Bogdanovich

Arguably the greatest film ever made, Citizen Kane almost never saw the light of day. In this documentary from directors Michael Epstein and Thomas Lennon, the story behind the legendary film is told, highlighting the attempts by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst to kill the thinly-veiled biographical film by first-time filmmaker, 25-year-old Orson Welles. The meteoric rises of both figures are chronicled, drawing parallels between the lives of not only Hearst and the fictional Charles Foster Kane, but Welles, as ...

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2000 Release

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783421323230

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