Editorial Review

Citizen Kane

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Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane: “Your complete attention, if you please!”

SFX: Whistle.

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Man: “He sure liked to collect things, didn’t he?”

Second man: “Anything and everything.”

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Joseph Cotten as Jedediah Leland: “She was a cross-section of the American public.”

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Orson Welles: “There’s only one person in the world to decide what I’m going to do, and that’s me.”

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Joseph Cotten: “Ya know, that young doctor I was telling you about... Well, he’s got an idea he wants to keep me alive.”

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Harry Shannon as Jim Kane: “You people seem to forget that I’m the boy’s father.”

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George Coulouris as Mr. Thatcher: “Now, shall we shake hands? Oh, come, come, come. I’m not as frightening as all that, am I?”

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Dorothy Comingore as Susan Alexander: “You’re awful funny, aren’t ya?”

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Ray Collins as James W. Gettys: “I’m not a gentleman... I don’t even know what a gentleman is.”

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Philip Van Zandt as Mr. Rawlston: “Get in touch with everybody that ever worked for him... whoever loved him... whoever hated his guts.”

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Orson Welles: “Goodbye!”

Everett Sloane as Mr. Bernstein: “Say, he was in an awful hurry.”

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Joseph Cotten: “I suppose he had some private sort of greatness, but he kept it to himself.”

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Orson Welles: “Here is a three-column headline in The Chronicle. Why hasn’t The Inquirer got a three-column headline?”

Erskine Sanford as Herbert Carter: “The news wasn’t big enough.”

Welles: “Um-hmm. Mr. Carter? If the headline is big enough, it makes the news big enough.”

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Guy: “Hey! Hey, everybody! Looky out here!”

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Joseph Cotten: “I’d like to keep that particular piece of paper myself. I have a hunch it might turn out to be something pretty important."

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Orson Welles: “I’m still hungry.”

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George Coulouris: “I don’t think you quite realize the full importance of the position you have to occupy in the world.”

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Orson Welles: “That’s the kind of thing we are going to be interested in from now on.”

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Woman: “Hey, look – a jigsaw puzzle.”

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Dorothy Comingore: “You make a joke out of everything.”

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Joseph Cotten: “I can remember absolutely everything, young man. That’s my curse. That’s one of the greatest curses ever inflicted on the human race – memory.”

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Dorothy Comingore: “I wanna go to New York.”

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News reel announcer: “News... on the March!”

Music: Intro for the News on the March news reel.

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George Coulouris: “Is that really your idea of how to run a newspaper??”

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George Coulouris: “I think it would be fun to run a newspaper.”

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Orson Welles: “You don’t expect me to keep any of those promises, do you?”

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Orson Welles whispering: "Rosebud ...!"

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Philip Van Zandt: “Rosebud... dead or alive.”

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Paul Stewart: “Rosebud?... I tell you about Rosebud. How much is it worth to you? A thousand dollars?”

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Orson Welles: “I always gagged on that silver spoon.”

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Orson Welles: “If I hadn’t been very rich... I might’ve been a really great man.”

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Orson Welles: “What are you doing?”

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Dorothy Comingore: “What’s that?”

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Dorothy Comingore: “What??... What is it??”

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Paul Stewart: “How much do you think all this is worth, Mr. Thompson?”

William Alland as Jerry Thompson: “Millions.”

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