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Orson Welles' Citizen Kane

(DVD - 2011)
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Orson Welles' Citizen Kane
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Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Title: Orson Welles' Citizen Kane
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : Warner Home Video, [2011]
Edition: 70th anniversary ed. 3-disc ultimate collector's ed.
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (315 min.) :,sd., b&w, col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Peter Bogdanovich; Commentary by Roger Ebert; "Opening: World Premiere of Citizen Kane" featurette; Interview with Ruth Warrick; Interview with Robert Wise; Deleted scenes; Ad campaign, Press book, Opening night; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2. Welles filmography; Web link. Disc 3. Cast and crew biographies (Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Brenda Blethyn, Roy Scheider, Benjamin Ross, John Logan).
RKO 281 originally broadcast as a television film in 1999 on HBO.
The battle over Citizen Kane originally broadcast as an episode of the American experience in 1996.
Citizen Kane originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
RKO 281 based in part on the documentary "The battle over Citizen Kane" from the American Experience.
CPL DVD# 6230050
Contents: Citizen Kane / an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; original screen play, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; direction/production, Orson Welles ; photography, Gregg Toland (119 min., 1941)
The battle over Citizen Kane / produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; executive producer, Margaret Drain ; a Lennon Documentary Group film ; WGBH Boston (113 min., 1996)
RKO 281 / HBO Pictures presents in association with WGBH Boston a Scott Free Production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; produced by Su Armstrong ; executive producers, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross (83 min., 1999).
Summary: Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Audience: Rating PG (Citizen Kane) Rating R (RKO 281).
Local Note: 18 53 61 112 113 118 133 159 182 231 244 245
ISBN: 9780780674950
0780674952
Credits: Citizen Kane: Music composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann ; special effects, Vernon L. Walker ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; editing, Robert Wise ; recording, Bailey Fesler, James G. Stewart ; costumes, Edward Stevenson. Battle over Citizen Kane: Edited by Ken Eluto ; directors of photography, Greg Andracke, Michael Chin ; original music composed and orchestrated by Brian Keane ; additional musc by Maurice Wright. RKO 281: Costume designer, Stewart Meachem ; music by John Altman ; edited by Alex Mackie ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic ; director of photography, Mike Southon ; co-executive producers, Diane Minter Lewis, Chris Zarpas.
Performers: ["RKO 281: Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Liam Cunningham, David Suchet, Fiona Shaw, Anastasia Hille, Brenda Blethyn, Roy Scheider.<br/>", "Battle over Citizen Kane: host, David McCullough ; narrated by Richard Ben Cramer.<br/>", "Citizen Kane: Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Everett Sloane, William Alland, Paul Stewart, George Coulouris, Fortunio Bonanova, Gus Schilling, Philip Van Zandt, Georgia Backus, Harry Shannon, Sonny Bupp, Buddy Swan, Orson Welles.<br/>"]
System Details: DVD; full screen presentation (Citizen Kane & Battle over Citizen Kane); widescreen presentation (RKO 281); DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, stereo, mono.
Other Language: Citizen Kane: In English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed Portuguese with optional English SDH, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles. Battle over Citizen Kane: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned. RKO 281: In English or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Headings: Welles, Orson, 1915-1985. Citizen Kane (Motion picture) Men United States Drama. Newspaper publishing United States Drama. Publishers and publishing Drama.
Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs-2011.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired-2011.
Fiction films-2011.
Feature films-2011.
Detective and mystery films.
Topical Term: Men
Newspaper publishing
Publishers and publishing
Publisher No: 3000037336
1000195618
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Sep 18, 2014
  • 22950006357453 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

kane was alone when he whispered rosebud. how did they find out about it?

I am looking to reserve Volume 1

It's a great film... but a little overrated. My full thoughts here: http://www.everyorsonwellesmovie.blogspot.ca/2012/11/citizen-kane-1941.html

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