UPDATE 1-Hearst Castle in California hosts screening of 'Citizen Kane'

March 14, 2015 2:04 AM

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LOS ANGELES, March 13 (Reuters) - California's Hearst Castle, the monumental estate built in the early 20th century for publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst, was set on Friday to host a screening of "Citizen Kane," the Orson Welles film classic that infuriated the man who inspired it.

Hearst, an old man by the time of the film's 1941 release, was livid over its portrait of a ruthless, wealthy publishing baron, Charles Foster Kane, a fictional character played by Welles and drawn closely to Hearst's likeness. He died in 1951.

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