Journalists speculate over Kane's death and reporter Jerry Thompson is tasked with the job of investigating further.
Kane lets Susan quit Opera singing after she attempts suicide by overdose.
Thompson visits the Thatcher Library to find more information on Kane.
Susan gives performs her first Opera show at Salammbo.
After Susan leaves him, Kane destroys the things in her bedroom and finds a snow globe that says "rosebud".
Kane's belongings at Xanadu are catalogued or discarded, and the truth behind "rosebud" is revealed to the audience.
Mrs. Mary Kane makes arrangements with Mr. Thatcher about raising young Charles in the city, while Charles plays outside.
Kane's residence, Xanadu, is established as the setting and Kane speaks his dying words.
Kane and Susan meet for the first time.
Susan Alexander Kane does jigsaw puzzles to pass her time at Xanadu.
The staff of The Inquirer celebrate the success of their newspaper with a party hosted by Kane.
The change in the relationship between Charles Foster Kane and his first wife, Emily, is shown over time.
A drunken Susan Alexander refuses to talk to Thompson, the reporter.