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  • Published: [Burbank, Calif.] : Warner Home Video, [2011]
  • Year Published: 2011
  • Edition: 70th anniversary ed.
  • Description: 3 videodiscs (315 min.) : sd., b&w, col. ; 4 3/4 in. +
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: PG

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  • 0780674952
  • 9780780674950
  • 883929184811


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Citizen Kane

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Call number: DVD Drama Citizen

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RKO 281 based in part on the documentary "The battle over Citizen Kane" from the American Experience.

Citizen Kane originally released as a motion picture in 1941.

The battle over Citizen Kane originally broadcast as an episode of the American experience in 1996.

RKO 281 originally broadcast as a television film in 1999 on HBO.

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).

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).

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.

Battle over Citizen Kane: host, David McCullough ; narrated by Richard Ben Cramer.

RKO 281: Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Liam Cunningham, David Suchet, Fiona Shaw, Anastasia Hille, Brenda Blethyn, Roy Scheider.

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.

DVD; Region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation (Citizen Kane & Battle over Citizen Kane); widescreen presentation (RKO 281); DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, stereo, mono.

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