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The Battle Over Citizen Kane

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
William Randolph Hearst and Orson Welles were powerful men used to getting their own way. So when the cocky young filmmaker chose to make his debut feature a thinly disguised retelling of the scandalous life of the ultra-wealthy newspaper baron, he stepped into a showdown that threatened both men's views of themselves. This made-for-TV documentary presents the battle through interviews with both men's employees, detailing Hearst's attempts to have Welles blackballed in Hollywood.

Cast: Richard Ben Cramer

Directors: Michael Epstein , Thomas Lennon

Genres: Documentary, Historical drama

The Battle Over Citizen Kane (1996)

Release Date: January 1st, 1996|1 hr. 58 min.

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