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The Resource Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles. The battle over Citizen Kane / produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for the American experience ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording DVD)

Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles. The battle over Citizen Kane / produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for the American experience ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Citizen Kane
Title
Citizen Kane
Statement of responsibility
RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles. The battle over Citizen Kane / produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for the American experience ; WGBH Boston
Title variation
Citizen Kane ; The battle over Citizen Kane
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
Summary
Feature film: An all-powerful press magnate, Kane, dies in his fabulous castle Xanadu, his last word being "Rosebud", which leads a reporter to seek the meaning behind the word and find the meaning of Kane. Prominant publisher, William Randolph Hearst, saw the film as a thinly disguised version of his career and attempted to suppress it. Documentary: Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to surpress the film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
BIB
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Feature film: Photography, Gregg Toland; editor, Robert Wise; music, Bernard Herrmann. Documentary: Directors of photography, Greg Andracke, Michael Chin; edited by Ken Eluto; narrated by Richard Ben Cramer; music, Brian Keane
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English ; English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles available on feature film disc ; English subtitles available on documentary disc
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Feature film: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane. Documentary: Host and narrator, David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1897-1953
  • 1905-1994
  • 1913-1971
  • 1906-1974
  • 1909-1965
  • 1914-2005
  • 1911-1975
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Mankiewicz, Herman J.
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Comingore, Dorothy
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Sloane, Everett
  • Toland, Gregg
  • Wise, Robert
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • McCullough, David G
  • Lennon, Thomas
  • Epstein, Michael
  • Cramer, Richard Ben
  • Lennon Documentary Group
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Mercury Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
232
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Hearst, William Randolph
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture industry
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles. The battle over Citizen Kane / produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for the American experience ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Feature film: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941. Documentary: Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience in 1996
  • Special features: Feature film: interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer, production notes, filmmaker postscripts and awards data, two feature-length audio commentaries, one by Roger Ebert, the other by Peter Bogdanovich, 1941 movie premiere newsreel, gallery of storyboards, rare photos, alternative ad campaigns, studio correspondence, call sheets, and other memorabilia. Documentary: Welles filmography
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (232 min.)
Isbn
9780780635203
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939656527
Other physical details
sd., b&w, col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
T6565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48011454
  • 569869
  • 586850
  • 597008
System details
  • DVD format; newly remastered picture and sound
  • Dolby digital; feature film: English mono.; documentary: English stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles. The battle over Citizen Kane / produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for the American experience ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Feature film: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941. Documentary: Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience in 1996
  • Special features: Feature film: interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer, production notes, filmmaker postscripts and awards data, two feature-length audio commentaries, one by Roger Ebert, the other by Peter Bogdanovich, 1941 movie premiere newsreel, gallery of storyboards, rare photos, alternative ad campaigns, studio correspondence, call sheets, and other memorabilia. Documentary: Welles filmography
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (232 min.)
Isbn
9780780635203
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939656527
Other physical details
sd., b&w, col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
T6565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm48011454
  • 569869
  • 586850
  • 597008
System details
  • DVD format; newly remastered picture and sound
  • Dolby digital; feature film: English mono.; documentary: English stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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