Welles' Oscar for 'Citizen Kane' sells for $861K

**FILE**Director Orson Welles was honored at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association tribute on Oct. 18, 1981, in Los Angeles. The new "Transformers" movie boasts a solid cast, but it's got nothing on the original. In a classic bit of movie trivia, the 1986 animated feature film "Transformers: The Movie" was Welles' last film. (AP Photo)

December 21, 2011 7:47:14 AM PST
The Academy Award statuette that Orson Welles won for the original screenplay of "Citizen Kane" was auctioned for more than $861,000 Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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