Classic drama, produced, directed, co-written by and starring Orson Welles. After the death of newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane, reporters try to discover the truth about his life.
What was he like, and who was Rosebud, the name he spoke just before he died? Five people who knew him give their impressions of the tycoon.
Review p77 (1941, U) (S) (AD)
Barry Norman: page 65
Charles Foster Kane:
Man in projection room:
Susan Alexander Kane:
Mary, Kane's mother:
Emily Monroe Norton Kane:
A profile of the legendary director, including an interview in which he reflects on his long career in the film industry, from the success of Citizen Kane up to his work on Touch of Evil.
Featuring contributions by Jeanne Moreau, John Huston, Peter Bogdanovitch, Robert Wise and Charlton Heston.
Part of the Orson Welles season
See panel (S)
Alan Yentob's music and arts round-up: p52
Wartime spy drama starring Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles. Munitions expert Howard Graham is enjoying a brief stay in Istanbul. Following an attempt on his life by an enemy agent, he is urged by Colonel Haki, head of the secret police, to escape from Turkey. (1942, U) (S)
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a
historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any
given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the
understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time
- not those of today.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.