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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

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

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
  • Citizen Kane ; The battle over Citizen Kane
  • Battle over Citizen Kane
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • engfrespapor
  • 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
Cataloging source
TLM
Characteristic
videorecording
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
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Soundtrack in English ; English, French, Spanish and Portugese subtitles available on feature film disc ; English subtitles available on documentary disc
PerformerNote
  • Feature film: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane. Documentary ; host and narrator, David McCullough ; narrated by Richard Ben Cramer ; music, Brian Keane
  • Host and narrator, David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1897-1953
  • 1905-1994
  • 1913-1971
  • 1906-1974
  • 1909-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Mankiewicz, Herman J.
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Comingore, Dorothy
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Sloane, Everett
  • McCullough, David G
  • Lennon, Thomas F
  • 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
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVD-Video discs
Target audience
general
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (119 min., 113 min.):
Isbn
9780780635203
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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
  • ocm48060040
  • 991548
System details
DVD format; newly remastered picture and sound
Video recording format
laserdisc
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
Publication
Note
  • DVD
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (119 min., 113 min.):
Isbn
9780780635203
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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
  • ocm48060040
  • 991548
System details
DVD format; newly remastered picture and sound
Video recording format
laserdisc

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