The Making of Citizen Kane

“I must admit that it was intended consciously as a social document. … [but] the storyteller’s first duty is to the story.”

-From the 1991 documentary “The Complete Citizen Kane,” on the Orson Welles masterpiece. The film features interviews with Welles from 1960 and 1982, as well as an interview with New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael, whose history of the film was published in 1971.

The Cinephilia and Beyond blog has a full list of “essential documentaries” on Orson Welles.