Orson Welles: Preparing for “Citizen Kane”

Orson Welles

Boscutti - Orson Welles - Writer Producer Director Actor Orson Welles and Cinematographer Gregg Toland

How does Orson Welles prepare to make “Citizen Kane?”

He watches John Ford’s “Stagecoach” forty times. He keeps in mind how the film makes John Wayne.

He also borrows Ford’s cinematographer Gregg Toland.


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