Overview

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move he makes for the rest of his life appears in some way to be a reaction to that deeply wounding event.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $839,727.00

Revenue $23,217,674.00

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Release Information

  • May 1, 1941
    NR, Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 151

  1. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles
    Charles Foster Kane

  2. Joseph Cotten

    Joseph Cotten
    Jedediah Leland

  3. Dorothy Comingore

    Dorothy Comingore
    Susan Alexander Kane

  4. Ray Collins

    Ray Collins
    Jim W. Gettys

  5. George Coulouris

    George Coulouris
    Walter Parks Thatcher

  6. Agnes Moorehead

    Agnes Moorehead
    Mary Kane

  7. Paul Stewart

    Paul Stewart
    Raymond

  8. Ruth Warrick

    Ruth Warrick
    Emily Norton Kane

  9. Erskine Sanford

    Erskine Sanford
    Herbert Carter

  10. William Alland

    William Alland
    Jerry Thompson/Narrator

  11. Everett Sloane

    Everett Sloane
    Mr. Bernstein

  12. Fortunio Bonanova

    Fortunio Bonanova
    Signor Matiste

  13. GS
  14. Philip Van Zandt

    Philip Van Zandt
    Mr. Rawlston

  15. GB

    Georgia Backus
    Bertha Anderson

  16. Harry Shannon

    Harry Shannon
    Jim Kane

  17. SB

    Sonny Bupp
    Charles Foster Kane III

  18. BS

    Buddy Swan
    Young Charles Foster Kane

  19. CB

    Charles Bennett
    Entertainer

  20. Gregg Toland

    Gregg Toland
    Interviewer

  21. DA

    Don Ackerman
    Man at Party in Everglades (uncredited)

  22. Nat 'King' Cole

    Nat 'King' Cole
    Pianist in 'El Rancho' (uncredited)

  23. Gino Corrado

    Gino Corrado
    Gino (uncredited)

  24. Maurice Costello

    Maurice Costello
    Extra (uncredited)

  25. DA

    Demetrius Alexis
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  26. GC

    Gene Coogan
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  27. AD

    Art Dupuis
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  28. RG

    Rudy Germane
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  29. ML

    Mike Lally
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  30. WL

    Walter Lawrence
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  31. JN

    John Northpole
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  32. VR

    Victor Romito
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  33. BT

    Bob Terry
    Newsreel Man (uncredited)

  34. WA

    William Alston
    Man at Xanadu Great Hall (uncredited)

  35. Jack Gargan

    Jack Gargan
    Man at Xanadu Great Hall (uncredited)

  36. Bert Moorhouse

    Bert Moorhouse
    Man at Xanadu Great Hall (uncredited)

  37. CL

    Carmen Laroux
    Maid in Xanadu Hall (uncredited)

  38. SA

    Sam Ash
    Man at Boat Dock (uncredited)

  39. BM

    Buddy Messinger
    Man at Boat Dock (uncredited)

  40. TR

    Terrance Ray
    Man at Boat Dock (uncredited)

  41. SC

    Sally Corner
    Woman at Boat Dock (uncredited)

  42. Walter Bacon

    Walter Bacon
    City Room Employee (uncredited)

  43. Herbert Corthell

    Herbert Corthell
    City Editor (uncredited)

  44. HA

    Harry A. Bailey
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  45. DB

    Danny Borzage
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  46. JC

    J.J. Clark
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  47. TC

    Tom Coleman
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  48. CD

    Carl Deloro
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  49. JE

    Jack Egan
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  50. RH

    Robert Haines
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  51. LL

    Ludwig Lowry
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  52. JM

    John McCormack
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  53. HM

    Hercules Mendez
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  54. PO

    Paddy O'Flynn
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  55. SR

    Sam Rice
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  56. DR

    Don Roberts
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  57. LW

    Larry Wheat
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  58. LW

    Larry Williams
    Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  59. JB

    Joan Blair
    Georgia (uncredited)

  60. MB

    Morgan Brown
    Servant (uncredited)

  61. HB

    Harry Burkhardt
    Wedding Guest (uncredited)

  62. Edmund Cobb

    Edmund Cobb
    Inquirer Reporter (uncredited)

  63. EC

    Eddie Coke
    Reporter (uncredited)

  64. Louis Natheaux

    Louis Natheaux
    Reporter (uncredited)

  65. Arthur O'Connell

    Arthur O'Connell
    Reporter (uncredited)

  66. GR

    Guy Repp
    Reporter (uncredited)

  67. Tom Steele

    Tom Steele
    Reporter (uncredited)

  68. RW

    Richard Wilson
    Reporter (uncredited)

  69. Louise Currie

    Louise Currie
    Reporter at Xanadu (uncredited)

  70. Walter Sande

    Walter Sande
    Reporter at Xanadu (uncredited)

  71. Jan Wiley

    Jan Wiley
    Reporter at Xanadu (uncredited)

  72. Milton Kibbee

    Milton Kibbee
    Reporter at Wedding (uncredited)

  73. BM

    Buck Mack
    Reporter at Boat Deck (uncredited)

  74. Alan Ladd

    Alan Ladd
    Reporter Smoking Pipe at End (uncredited)

  75. TA

    Thomas A. Curran
    Teddy Roosevelt (uncredited)

  76. JC

    Jack Curtis
    Boss Printer (uncredited)

  77. GN

    George Noisom
    Copy Boy (uncredited)

  78. GP

    Gerald Pierce
    Copy Boy Delivering Message in Chicago Hotel Room (uncredited)

  79. DD

    Donna Dax
    House Maid (uncredited)

  80. George DeNormand

    George DeNormand
    Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)

  81. Bud Geary

    Bud Geary
    Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)

  82. BL

    Bert LeBaron
    Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)

  83. CM

    Clyde McAtee
    Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)

  84. Cyril Ring

    Cyril Ring
    Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)

  85. Roland Winters

    Roland Winters
    Newspaperman at Trenton Town Hall (uncredited)

  86. LH

    Lew Harvey
    Newspaperman (uncredited)

  87. HJ

    Herman J. Mankiewicz
    Newspaperman (uncredited)

  88. Eddie Dew

    Eddie Dew
    Man in Projection Room (uncredited)

  89. PL

    Perc Launders
    Man in Projection Room (uncredited)

  90. John Dilson

    John Dilson
    Ward Heeler (uncredited)

  91. WJ

    Walter James
    Ward Heeler (uncredited)

  92. RD

    Robert Dudley
    Photographer (uncredited)

  93. SD

    Suzanne Dulier
    French Maid (uncredited)

  94. AE

    Al Eben
    Solly (uncredited)

  95. JE

    Johnny Eckert
    Car-Driver (uncredited)

  96. CE

    Carl Ekberg
    Adolf Hitler (uncredited)

  97. Edith Evanson

    Edith Evanson
    Leland's Nurse (uncredited)

  98. CF

    Carl Faulkner
    Hermann Goring (uncredited)

  99. JF

    Juanita Fields
    Dancer (uncredited)

  100. EM

    Edna Mae Jones
    Dancer (uncredited)

  101. LN

    Leda Nicova
    Dancer (uncredited)

  102. JR

    Jolane Reynolds
    Dancer (uncredited)

  103. Suzanne Ridgeway

    Suzanne Ridgeway
    Dancer (uncredited)

  104. OF

    Olin Francis
    Expressman (uncredited)

  105. LF

    Louise Franklin
    Susan's Maid (uncredited)

  106. Renee Godfrey

    Renee Godfrey
    Nurse (uncredited)

  107. PG

    Peter Gowland
    Guest (uncredited)

  108. JG

    Jimmy Grant
    Man at Party in Everglades (uncredited)

  109. JG

    Jesse Graves
    Joseph (uncredited)

  110. EG

    Ernest Grooney
    Man on Hospital Roof (uncredited)

  111. JG

    Jack Gwynne
    Man on Hospital Roof (uncredited)

  112. TM

    Teddy Mangean
    Man on Roof (uncredited)

  113. HH

    Henry Hebert
    Best Man at Wedding (uncredited)

  114. B'

    Bryan 'Slim' Hightower
    Fish Driver (uncredited)

  115. MI

    Mitchell Ingraham
    Politician (uncredited)

  116. PM

    Philip Morris
    Politician (uncredited)

  117. FS

    Francis Sayles
    Politician (uncredited)

  118. GW

    George W. Jimenez
    Waiter at Inquirer Party (uncredited)

  119. AK

    Arthur Kay
    Orchestra Leader (uncredited)

  120. EL

    Ellen Lowe
    Ms. Townsend (uncredited)

  121. JT

    James T. Mack
    Prompter (uncredited)

  122. MM

    Mickey Martin
    Newsboy (uncredited)

  123. BS

    Bruce Sidney
    Newsman (uncredited)

  124. MM

    Major McBride
    Shadowgraph Man (uncredited)

  125. Frank McLure

    Frank McLure
    (uncredited)

  126. CM

    Charles Meakin
    Civic Leader (uncredited)

  127. EP

    Edward Peil Jr.
    Civic Leader (uncredited)

  128. IM

    Irving Mitchell
    Dr. Corey (uncredited)

  129. Frances E. Neal

    Frances E. Neal
    Ethel (uncredited)

  130. LN

    Lillian Nicholson
    Woman at Opera (uncredited)

  131. JN

    Joseph North
    Secretary (uncredited)

  132. William H. O'Brien

    William H. O'Brien
    Secretary (uncredited)

  133. FN

    Field Norton
    Opera Spectator (uncredited)

  134. DS

    Dick Scott
    Opera Spectator (uncredited)

  135. Frank O'Connor

    Frank O'Connor
    Man at Madison Square Garden (uncredited)

  136. RP

    Russ Powell
    Man at Madison Square Garden (uncredited)

  137. BS

    Bert Stevens
    Man at Madison Square Garden (uncredited)

  138. TP

    Thomas Pogue
    Man (uncredited)

  139. LO

    Lillian O'Malley
    Woman in Front of Chronicle Building (uncredited)

  140. JR

    Jack Raymond
    Stagehand (uncredited)

  141. GV

    Gohr Van Vleck
    Stagehand (uncredited)

  142. MR

    Myrtle Rishell
    Big Governess (uncredited)

  143. Benny Rubin

    Benny Rubin
    Smather (uncredited)

  144. SR

    Shimen Ruskin
    Hireling (uncredited)

  145. GS

    George Sherwood
    Hireling (uncredited)

  146. ER

    Edward Ryan
    Man in Inquirer City Room (uncredited)

  147. LS

    Landers Stevens
    Senate Investigator (uncredited)

  148. HJ

    Harry J. Vejar
    Portuguese Laborer (uncredited)

  149. Tudor Williams

    Tudor Williams
    Chorus Master (uncredited)

  150. AY

    Arthur Yeoman
    Speaker (uncredited)

  151. TD

    Tim Davis
    Copy Boy (uncredited)

Crew 35

Art

  1. Van Nest Polglase

    Van Nest Polglase
    Art Direction

  2. DS

    Darrell Silvera
    Set Decoration

Camera

  1. Gregg Toland

    Gregg Toland
    Director of Photography

  2. AK

    Alexander Kahle
    Still Photographer

  3. PS

    Phil Stern
    Still Photographer

Costume & Make-Up

  1. ES

    Edward Stevenson
    Costume Design

  2. LB

    Layne Britton
    Makeup Artist

  3. MS

    Maurice Seiderman
    Makeup Artist

  4. MB

    Mel Berns
    Makeup Department Head

Crew

  1. Tom Steele

    Tom Steele
    Stunts

  2. VL

    Vernon L. Walker
    Special Effects

  3. LS

    Lee S. Marcus
    Post Production Supervisor

Directing

  1. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles
    Director

  2. ED

    Edward Donahue
    Assistant Director

  3. FF

    Fred Fleck
    Second Assistant Director

Editing

  1. Robert Wise

    Robert Wise
    Editor

  2. GC

    George Cave
    Color Timer

  3. John Houseman

    John Houseman
    Editorial Manager

  4. Mark Robson

    Mark Robson
    Assistant Editor

Lighting

  1. VJ

    Vic Jones
    Gaffer

Production

  1. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles
    Producer

  2. RB

    Richard Baer
    Producer

  3. GS

    George Schaefer
    Executive Producer

  4. RL
  5. Pandro S. Berman

    Pandro S. Berman
    Executive In Charge Of Production

  6. JC

    J.R. Crone
    Production Manager

  7. EM

    Elizabeth McGaffey
    Researcher

Sound

  1. Bernard Herrmann

    Bernard Herrmann
    Original Music Composer

  2. JA

    John Aalberg
    Supervising Sound Editor

  3. CP

    Clem Portman
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Writing

  1. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles
    Screenplay

  2. HJ
  3. RQ
  4. John Houseman
  5. MK

    Mollie Kent
    Writer

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