'Citizen Kane' to be screened at Hearst Castle

March 13, 2015 3:03 PM

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'Citizen Kane' to be screened at Hearst Castle

Fifty moviegoers paid $1,000 a ticket to watch the 1941 classic, which was loosely based on the life and career of William Randolph Hearst, the publishing magnate who built and lived in the castle in San Simeon, Calif.

This will be the first time the picture is shown in the location, which has been designated a state and national historical landmark. Upon its initial theatrical release, Hearst banned mentions of Citizen Kane in any of his newspapers because he felt it was an unflattering portrait of him. Hearst di...

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