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Citizen Kane [videorecording] /

by Welles, Orson; Mankiewicz, Herman J. (Herman Jacob); Cotten, Joseph; Comingore, Dorothy; Moorehead, Agnes; Warrick, Ruth; Collins, Ray; Sanford, Erskine; Sloane, Everett; Alland, William; Stewart, Paul; Coulouris, George; Toland, Gregg; Wise, Robert; Herrmann, Bernard; Bogdanovich, Peter; Ebert, Roger; Lennon, Thomas; Epstein, Michael, film director; Cramer, Richard Ben; RKO Radio Pictures, inc; Mercury Theatre; Lennon Documentary Group; WGBH Educational Foundation; Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2001Edition: Two-disc special ed.; standard format.Description: 2 videodiscs (119 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780635205:; 9780780635203.Language note: In English; with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.Closed-captioned.Title notes: $19.99 1/12/2009 (si)Uniform titles: Citizen Kane (Motion picture); American experience (Television program).Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Drama | Newspaper publishing -- United States -- Drama | Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 | Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 | Citizen Kane (Motion picture) | Longs métrages -- États-Unis | Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Drama | Fiction films | Feature films | Documentary television programs | Films for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Contents:
Disc 1. Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- disc 2. The battle over Citizen Kane / hosted by David McCullough ; produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; edited by Ken Eluto ; narrated by Richard Ben Cramer ; directors of photography, Greg Andracke, Michael Chin ; original music composed and orchestrated by Brian Keane ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for The American experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; (c1996, 113 min., col. with b&w sequences).
Awards: Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Mankiewicz & Welles), 1942Cast: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Everett Sloane, William Alland, Paul Stewart, George Coulouris.Summary: Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".Summary: The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production.
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An American tragedy of a newspaper tycoon, from his humble beginnings to the solitude of his final years. Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture and Director. Bonus features include commentary by Roger Ebert.

$19.99 1/12/2009 (si)

DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.

In English; with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.

Closed-captioned.

Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Everett Sloane, William Alland, Paul Stewart, George Coulouris.

Photography, Gregg Toland ; editing, Robert Wise ; music composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941.

Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich; optional audio commentary by film critic Roger Ebert; RKO/Pathe News newsreel footage from the New York premiere of the film (1 min.); theatrical trailer (4 min.); storyboard gallery; call sheet gallery; still gallery of memorable moments from the film & candid on-set photography; reconstructions of deleted scenes; advertising art gallery; excerpts from the souvenir program given to opening-night audiences at the New York and Los Angeles premieres; photographs from & correspondence concerning the New York premiere of the film; 4-part production notes ("In the beginning", "On the set", "Postscripts", "Awards and honors").

MPAA rating: PG.

Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production.

Disc 1. Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- disc 2. The battle over Citizen Kane / hosted by David McCullough ; produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; edited by Ken Eluto ; narrated by Richard Ben Cramer ; directors of photography, Greg Andracke, Michael Chin ; original music composed and orchestrated by Brian Keane ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for The American experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; (c1996, 113 min., col. with b&w sequences).

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Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Mankiewicz & Welles), 1942

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