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Films Shot in San Diego, California (Film Guide): Citizen Kane, True Lies, Paranormal Activity, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Casino

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Published August 19th 2011
ISBN : 9781233107261
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (films not included). Pages: 26. Chapters: Citizen Kane, True Lies, Paranormal Activity, Anchorman: The LegendMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (films not included). Pages: 26. Chapters: Citizen Kane, True Lies, Paranormal Activity, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Casino, Bruce Almighty, Bring It On, Borderline, My Blue Heaven, Its a Wonderful World, K-9, Bread and Roses, Mr. Jones, The Buzzards Shadow. Excerpt: Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film, directed by and starring Orson Welles. The film is often considered the greatest of all time and is particularly praised for its innovative cinematography, music and narrative structure. Citizen Kane was Welles first feature film. The film was nominated for Academy Awards in nine categories- it won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) by Herman Mankiewicz and Welles. It was released by RKO Pictures. The story is a film clef that examines the life and legacy of Charles Foster Kane, played by Welles, a character based upon the American newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Welles own life. Upon its release, Hearst prohibited mention of the film in any of his newspapers. Kanes career in the publishing world is born of idealistic social service, but gradually evolves into a ruthless pursuit of power. Narrated principally through flashbacks, the story is revealed through the research of a newsreel reporter seeking to solve the mystery of the newspaper magnates dying word: Rosebud. After his success in the theatre with his Mercury Players and his controversial 1938 radio broadcast of War of the Worlds, Welles was courted by Hollywood. He signed a contract with RKO Pictures in 1939. Unusual for an untried director, he was given the freedom to develop his own story and use his own cast and crew, and was given final cut privilege. Following two abortive attempts to get a project off the ground, he developed the screenplay of Citizen Kane with Herman Mankiewicz. Principal photograph...