Welles's first feature film Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles
Produced by: Orson Welles
Screenplay by: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles
Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Everett Sloane, Ray Collins, George Coulouris, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Stewart, Ruth Warrick, Erskine Sanford, William Alland
Music by: Bernard Herrmann
Cinematography:Gregg Toland
Edited by: Robert Wise
Production company: Mercury Productions
Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures
Release dates: May 1, 1941 (Palace Theatre) September 5, 1941 (United States)
Running time: 119 minutes
Country: United States
Language: English
Budget: $839,727

Citizen Kane received nine nominations at the 1941 Academy Awards

Outstanding Motion Picture – RKO Radio Pictures
Best Director – Orson Welles
Best Actor – Orson Welles
Best Writing (Original Screenplay) – Herman J. Mankiewicz and Orson Welles
Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration (Black-and-White) – Perry Ferguson, Van Nest Polglase, A. Roland Fields, Darrell Silvera
Best Film Editing – Robert Wise
Best Cinematography (Black-and-White) – Gregg Toland
Best Music (Score of a Dramatic Picture) – Bernard Herrmann
Best Sound Recording – John O. Aalberg

The 25 greatest American films

The 25 greatest American films

1.Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)
2.The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
3.Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)
4.2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)
5.The Searchers (John Ford, 1956)
6.Sunrise (FW Murnau, 1927)
7.Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, 1952)
8.Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)
9.Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942)
10.The Godfather Part II (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974)
11.The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles, 1942)
12.Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974)
13.North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959)
14.Nashville (Robert Altman, 1975)
15.The Best Years of Our Lives (William Wyler, 1946)
16.McCabe & Mrs Miller (Robert Altman, 1971)
17.The Gold Rush (Charlie Chaplin, 1925)
18.City Lights (Charlie Chaplin, 1931)
19.Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976)
20.Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese, 1990)
21.Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001)
22.Greed (Erich von Stroheim, 1924)
23.Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1977)
24.The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960)
25.Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989)

12 Oscar nominations for Best Actress Katharine Hepburn

12 Oscar nominations for Best Actress Katharine Hepburn

6th Academy Awards (1934): Best Actress, win, for Morning Glory
8th Academy Awards (1936): Best Actress, nomination, for Alice Adams
13th Academy Awards (1941): Best Actress, nomination, for The Philadelphia Story
15th Academy Awards (1943): Best Actress, nomination, for Woman of the Year
24th Academy Awards (1952): Best Actress, nomination, for The African Queen
28th Academy Awards (1956): Best Actress, nomination, for Summertime
29th Academy Awards (1957): Best Actress, nomination, for The Rainmaker
32nd Academy Awards (1960): Best Actress, nomination, for Suddenly, Last Summer
35th Academy Awards (1963): Best Actress, nomination, for Long Day's Journey into Night
40th Academy Awards (1968): Best Actress, win, for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
41st Academy Awards (1969): Best Actress, win, for The Lion in Winter (shared with Barbra Streisand for Funny Girl)
54th Academy Awards (1982): Best Actress, win, for On Golden Pond

American Film actress Katharine Hepburn

Born: Katharine Houghton Hepburn May 12, 1907 Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
Died: June 29, 2003 (aged 96) Fenwick, Connecticut, U.S.
Alma mater: Bryn Mawr College
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1928–94
Spouse(s): Ludlow Ogden Smith (m. 1928; div. 1934)
Partner(s): Spencer Tracy (1941–67; his death)
Relatives: See Houghton family

American actress Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Born: Mary Louise Streep June 22, 1949 (age 67) Summit, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma mater: Vassar College Yale University
Occupation: Actress, film producer
Years active: 1971–present
Spouse(s): Don Gummer (m. 1978)
Partner(s): John Cazale (1976–78); his death
Children: Henry, Mamie, Grace, and Louisa

Top 10 Teams in NBA History

Top 10 Teams in NBA History

Boston Celtics 1964-65
Philadelphia 76ers 1966-67
New York Knicks 1969-70
Los Angeles Lakers 1971-72
Philadelphia 76ers 1982-83
Boston Celtics 1985-86
Los Angeles Lakers 1986-87
Detroit Pistons 1988-89
Chicago Bulls 1991-92
Chicago Bulls 1995-96

Top 10 Coaches in NBA History

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Top 10 Coaches in NBA History

Red Auerbach
Chuck Daly
Bill Fitch
Red Holzman
Phil Jackson
John Kundla
Don Nelson
Jack Ramsay
Pat Riley
Lenny Wilkens