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Joe McBride | Joseph P. McBride
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[on "Citizen Kane"]: Kane" is ostensibly an attempt to resolve the complexities of a legendary man's character - it unfolds as a search for the meaning of his dying word, 'Rosebud' - but it is actually a piece of prestidigitation which makes the character disappear behind a flourish of artifice and mystery.
He has published biographies of John Ford, Frank Capra and Steven Spielberg, as well as several books covering various aspects of the career and life of Orson Welles.