A HORSE OF COURSE

Regarding your June 30 review of the Orson Welles biography, "Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles" by David Thomson:

At the beginning of "Citizen Kane" someone suggested that "Rosebud" might have been the name of a horse Kane bet on. The film would have been much shorter if someone else had reminded them that the winner of the Kentucky Derby of 1914 was a horse named "Old Rosebud."

WALTER J. FRISCH

SEAL BEACH

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