The Question and Answer section for Citizen Kane is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
We only meet the butler near the end of the movie. Hecares little for his former employer and is eager to answer questions about him for money.
Orson Wells and his cinematographer, Greg Toland, used various innovative camera lenses and focus to convey meaning. Citizen Kane, at times, looks small in comparison to the sets and at other times, looks large. Toland used deep focus photography...
Citizen Kane is said to have been modled after the press baron William Randolph Hearst.