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Citizen Kane (1941) Poster

(1941)

Crazy Credits

In a very rare move the director's credit is shown on the same card as the cinematographer's. This was Orson Welles's personal decision to show his thanks to cinematographer Toland for his enormous contributions to the film, meaning equal rights.
Opening credits prologue: Most of the principal actors in "CITIZEN KANE" are new to motion pictures. The Mercury Theatre is proud to introduce them.
Orson Welles's name is listed last and among the list of featured roles, instead of leading roles, saving his name as best for last.
The film's opening title card is presented in complete silence, briefly with no music.
The end credits show previous scenes from the film showcasing the Mercury Theatre performers.

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