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Did You Know What "Rosebud" Was The First Time You Saw CITIZEN KANE?

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#21 of 23 Jim_C



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Posted January 13 2002 - 04:38 PM

No, I didn't know what it was and I found the ending a bit tough to deal with.
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#22 of 23 Travis D

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Posted January 13 2002 - 05:00 PM

Yes, at the tender age of 6 I believe, I saw an episode of the Ghostbuster's cartoon where it was revealed. The ghost of a Citizen Kane/Orson Welles character was finally reunited with Rosebud in the afterlife. Quite a charming addition to the story, however morbid.

I'll admit it was cute seeing a fat Citizen Kane going "WWWWEEEEEEE!!!!" on his dearly beloved sled once again.

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Child : Lord of the Rings, Lord of the Rings! Daddy, what does it say at the top? I can't read it.
Father : There are few who can. The language is that of Mordor, which I shall not utter here.
Child : Mordor?
Father : In the common tongue, it reads, 'One...

#23 of 23 Greg_W


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Posted January 14 2002 - 12:34 PM

No, I just saw it for the first time on the weekend, and my only spoilers (that I could remember) were from the Simpsons and that great Mr Burns episode. I didn't figure it out until about a minute before it's given away.