20 of Hollywood’s Unforgettable Directorial Debuts

Which filmmakers have grabbed moviegoers attention and affection since their very first frame?

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Orson Welles, "Citizen Kane" (1941) It's pretty hard to top yourself when your first film has been heralded as the greatest American film ever made. Orson Welles turned the film industry on its head with "Kane" and set a nearly impossible mark for first time directors to aspire to.