"RKO 281" quotes

RKO 281 poster
Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane (1941), despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.

Director: Benjamin Ross
Writer: John Logan, Richard Ben Cramer, Thomas Lennon
Production: N/A
Year: 1999
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 20 Nov 1999
Awards: Won 3 Primetime Emmys. 15 wins & 28 nominations total

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Cast

Orson Welles - Liev Schreiber
William Randolph Hearst - James Cromwell
Marion Davies - Melanie Griffith
Herman Mankiewicz - John Malkovich
Louella Parsons - Brenda Blethyn
George Schaefer - Roy Scheider
Gregg Toland - Liam Cunningham
Louis B. Mayer - David Suchet
Hedda Hopper - Fiona Shaw
Carole Lombard - Anastasia Hille
Walt Disney - Roger Allam
John Houseman - Simeon Andrews
Mr. Lewis - William Armstrong
Darryl Zanuck - Jay Benedict
David O. Selznick - Ron Berglas
Top Brass #2 - Paul Birchard
Mr. Thomson - Neil Conrich
Joseph Willicombe - Michael Cronin
Dorothy Comingore - Sarah Franzl
Script Girl - Briony Glassco
Flunkie #2 - Louis Hammond
Young Orson Welles - Aaron Keeling
Harry Cohn - Joseph Long
Top Brass #1 - Gareth Marks
Sam Goldwyn - Olivier Pierre
News Reader - Roger Rose
Flunkie #1 - Rolf Saxon
Paul Stewart - Adrian Schiller
Bernard Herrmann - Kerry Shale
Jeweller - Cyril Shaps
Welles's Mother - Tusse Silberg
Sound Technician - Toby Whithouse
Jack Warner - Tim Woodward
Joseph Cotten - Angus Wright
Showgirl - Melissa Hartzel
Butler - Zak Shukor
Clark Gable - Bobby Valentino
Dolores Del Rio - Lucy Cohu
Production Designer - Anthony Maddalena
New York Police Officer - Tim Packham