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Citizen Kane (2011, original release: 1941)


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MoviesDVD/DRAMA/CITIZENDue 07-27-19
Published: [Burbank, Calif.] : Warner Home Video, [2011]
Edition:  70th anniversary edition
Description:  3 videodiscs (315 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0780674952, 9780780674950, 0780674952 :,
Language:  English

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: 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

Rating: PG (Citizen Kane); Rating: R (RKO 281)

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

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

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)

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Additional Credits:
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985, actor, author of screenplay, producer, director
Mankiewicz, Herman J. 1897-1953, author of screenplay (Herman Jacob),
Toland, Gregg, director of photography
Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975, composer, conductor
Walker, Vernon L., 1894-1948, photographer
Polglase, Van Nest, 1898-1968, artistic director
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005, film editor
Fesler, Bailey, 1901-1961, sound designer
Stewart, James G., 1907-1997, sound designer
Stevenson, Edward costume designer (Edward M.),
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994, actor
Comingore, Dorothy, 1913-1971, actor
Moorehead, Agnes, 1906-1974, actor
Warrick, Ruth, actor
Collins, Ray, 1889-1965, actor
Sanford, Erskine, 1885-1969, actor
Sloane, Everett, 1909-1965, actor
Alland, William, 1916-1997, actor
Stewart, Paul, 1908-1986, actor
Coulouris, George, 1903-1989, actor
Bonanova, Fortunio, 1895-1969, actor
Schilling, Gus, 1908-1957, actor
Van Zandt, Philip, actor
Backus, Georgia, 1900-1983, actor
Shannon, Harry, 1890-1964, actor
Bupp, Sonny, 1928-2007, actor
Swan, Buddy, 1929-1993, actor
Lennon, Thomas, 1970- producer, author of screenplay
Epstein, Michael (Film director), producer
Cramer, Richard Ben, author of screenplay, narrator
Drain, Margaret, producer
McCullough, David G., host
Ross, Benjamin, 1964- director
Armstrong, Su, producer
Scott, Ridley, producer
Scott, Tony, 1944-2012, producer
Logan, John, 1961- author of screenplay
Southon, Mike, director of photography
Mackie, Alex, film editor
Altman, John, 1949- composer
Djurkovic, Maria, designer
Meachem, Stewart, costume designer
Schreiber, Liev, actor
Cromwell, James, actor
Griffith, Melanie, 1957- actor
Malkovich, John, actor
Cunningham, Liam, actor
Suchet, David, actor
Shaw, Fiona, 1958- actor
Hille, Anastasia, actor
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946- actor
Scheider, Roy, actor
RKO Radio Pictures.
Mercury Theatre.
Lennon Documentary Group.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
HBO Pictures.
Scott Free Productions.
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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