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Holy Rosebuds! Welles’ “Citizen Kane” Oscar Sells For Nearly $1M.

Yep. You read that right. The Academy Award that director Orson Welles won for his 1941 classic “Citizen Kane“ went for $861,542 at auction yesterday, The Wrap reports. The name of the winning bidder was not disclosed. But among the … Continue reading

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Orson Welles Made Some Unusual Career Moves.

For instance, he once filmed a commercial for the now-forgotten fantasy board game “Dark Tower.” (h/t to IO9 for uncovering this gem)

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A Look At The “Citizen Kane” Blu-Ray Release.

In Slate this morning, film critic Fred Kaplan sings the praises of the upcoming Blu-ray DVD release of Orson Welles’ classic “Citizen Kane.” This is, hands-down, one of my top two or three favorite films of all time. And Kaplan … Continue reading

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