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The Magnificent Ambersons

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[[Performer~P116368~Orson Welles~orsonwelles]]' followup to [[Feature~V9737~Citizen Kane~citizenkane]] (1941) was utterly different from Kane in style and texture, but just as brilliant in its own way. Writer/director Welles does not appear on camera, but his voiceover narration superbly sets the stage for the movie's action, which fades in valentine fashion on Amberson Mansion, the most ostentatious dwelling in all of turn-of-century Indianapolis. Its mistress is the haughtily beautiful Isabel Amberson...more

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