|Citizen Kane as seen in 1941.|
|May 1, 1941, |
RKO Palace, New York
|Breakfast at the Kane's, a montage sequence in which Welles chronicles the |
deterioration of the Kane marriage over a period of years. It features one
of the low camera angle shots for which the film is famous.
|The first Mrs. Kane, Ruth|
Warrick in her movie debut.
|Welles' low-level camera shots in some cases, required that studio|
floorboards had to be removed to accomodate the camera operator.
|The second Mrs. Kane, Susan|
Alexander, played by Dorothy
|As iconic as it is symbolic, Charles Foster Kane (Welles) astride his publishing empire.|