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Appeared in: Volume 12, Number 4
Published on: February 3, 2017
The Rosebud Blooms
More Able Than Kane

Yes, Citizen Kane is great, but that’s not the half of it. The more Orson Welles was forced to improvise and budget down, the better he got.

Colin Fleming writes for Commentary, Rolling Stone, and Sports Illustrated, and is a regular guest on NPR’s Weekend Edition.
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