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On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, Mitchell Lifton wrote:

> I'm trying to help a Polish colleague who needs to know the number of cuts
> in Kane. Has anyone counted them? Anywhere?

        In the semiotic analysis of *Citizen Kane* that appeared in *Film
Reader 1* (1975), overseen by Lee Russell, uh, I mean Peter Wollen, the
number of shots can be deduced from figures given on pages 32-37.  I
believe both the script that appears in *The Citizen Kane Book* and the
actual film itself were used to determine the number of shots (which
should yield the number of "cuts," I imagine).

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