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No Takers for Welles' Oscar for 'Citizen Kane'

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No Takers for Welles' Oscar for 'Citizen Kane'

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No Takers for Welles' Oscar for 'Citizen Kane'

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Nobody wanted the Oscar badly enough. The Academy Award was expected to get a million dollars or more from the auction of the only Oscar won by Citizen Kane, the first movie made by Orson Welles. Nobody made the minimum bid. Somebody did want a cheaper prize. Welles' personal copy of the Citizen Kane script sold for $100,000.

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