‘Citizen Kane’

Celebrity Q&A
on September 5, 2011

How many Oscars did Orson Welles win for his masterpiece, Citizen Kane?
—John Washam, Macon, Ga.

Chosen by the American Film Institute as the No. 1 film of all time, Citizen Kane was nominated for nine Academy Awards. It won only one, however, for original screenplay, which went to Welles and Herman J. Mankiewicz. The Blu-ray 70th anniversary Citizen Kane Ultimate Collector’s Edition of the 1941 classic about power and the press will be released Sept. 13 by Warner Home Video.

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