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Comparison Of Citizen Kane And Sullivan's Travels

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The two films Citizen Kane by Orson Welles (1941) and Sullivan’s Travels by Preston Sturgis (1941) were both created in the same year, and are both considered “Classical Narrative Hollywood”. However, though both of these films follow the basic mold of classic Hollywood, they break the mold as well. Both movies incorporate new and innovative technology, shots and concepts that are new to this time, and essentially introduce them, changing the fil m industry forever. Though “Citizen Kane” is a drama, it incorporates a lot of different genres into the film. Including film noir, which was made popular during this time. A technique of film noir is having very little light. A lot of scenes in the film follow this. A very iconic scene that includes

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