Genuine Modesty. In the movie’s credits, Welles allowed his director’s credit and Toland’s cinematography credit to appear on the same card–an unprecedented gesture that indicated how grateful Welles was.
False Modesty. In the unique end credits, the members of the Mercury Company are introduced and seen in brief moments from the movie. Then smaller parts are handled with a single card containing many names. The final credit down at the bottom, in small type, says simply: Kane……………Orson Welles