Cinema: Rose Dud

ROSEBUD

Directed by OTTO PREMINGER Screenplay by ERIK LEE PREMINGER

Just before young Margaret goes aboard to begin a Mediterranean cruise, her mother comments that Rosebud is an odd name for a yacht. Yes, the girl replies, it has something to do with some film. It has something to do with Citizen Kane, of course. After Margaret's annunciation of such cultural obliviousness, it is difficult to work up too much alarm when she and her four equally dim-witted friends are kidnaped by Arab terrorists who start trading their lives, one by one, for compliance...

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