“Don’t go back to your hotel. They’ve got a 14-year-old girl in the closet and two photographers waiting for you to come in.”

Scale of Hearst plot to discredit Orson Welles and Citizen Kane revealed

Previously unpublished documents have revealed the scale of a plot by the media mogul William Randolph Hearst to discredit Orson Welles and destroy Citizen Kane, the 1941 film about the rise and fall of the fictional newspaper proprietor Charles Foster Kane.

  • k1962

    Watched that movie about 28 years ago and hated it. When it was over my fiancé and I just looked at each other like that’s it?

    • Shebel

      Did she marry you?

      • k1962

        HE did.

  • Everyone Else

    Media magnate Hearst going after Welles has nothing on ALL the mainstream media going after Trump.

  • V10_Rob

    The more things change…

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    …a classic movie we dissected in Film Class at Rye High…