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FILM: Citizen Kane - Thatcher Statue Optical Pan

According to Dunn, this shot originally began at the statue's base. Once in post-production, Welles wanted to extend the shot to a statue had never been built. The solution was to build a miniature and fuse the two shots in the optical printer.

from Citizen Kane (1941)
Creator: Orson Welles
Posted by Clifford Galiher