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The Resource Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production ; by Orson Welles ; original screen play, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production

Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production ; by Orson Welles ; original screen play, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production

Label
Citizen Kane
Title
Citizen Kane
Statement of responsibility
an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production ; by Orson Welles ; original screen play, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • pol
  • rum
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • pol
  • por
  • eng
  • cze
  • fre
  • gre
  • hun
  • eng
Summary
  • 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: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
  • RKO 281: Dramatizes Orson Welles battle to produce Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Citizen Kane (Motion picture)
  • American experience (Television program)
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Credits note
  • Citizen Kane: Music, Bernard Herrmann ; editor, Robert Wise ; photography, Gregg Toland
  • The battle over Citizen Kane: Editor, Ken Eluto ; directors of photography, Greg Andracke, Michael Chin ; music, Brian Keane
  • RKO 281: Music, John Altman ; editor, Alex Mackie ; director of photography, Mike Southon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Citizen Kane : MPAA rating: PG
  • The battle over Citizen Kane: Not rated
  • RKO 281: MPAA rating: R; language and some graphic sexual images
Language note
English, Polish, and Portuguese language tracks; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH) and optional Czech, French, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, and subtitles
PerformerNote
  • Citizen Kane: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Everett Sloane, William Alland, Paul Stewart, George Coulouris
  • The battle over Citizen Kane: Narrator, Richard Ben Cramer
  • RKO 281: Liev Schrieber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Liam Cunningham, David Suchet, Fiona Shaw, Anastasia Hille, Brenda Blethyn, Roy Scheider
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  • 1915-1985
  • 1897-1953
  • 1905-1994
  • 1913-1971
  • 1906-1974
  • 1889-1965
  • 1885-1969
  • 1909-1965
  • 1916-1997
  • 1908-1986
  • 1903-1989
  • 1914-2005
  • 1911-1975
  • 1964-
  • 1961-
  • 1949-
  • 1957-
  • 1958-
  • 1946-
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Mankiewicz, Herman J.
  • 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
  • Lennon, Thomas F.
  • Epstein, Michael
  • Cramer, Richard Ben
  • Eluto, Ken
  • Keane, Brian
  • Ross, Benjamin
  • Armstrong, Su
  • Logan, John
  • Altman, John
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Cromwell, James
  • Griffith, Melanie
  • Malkovich, John
  • Cunningham, Liam
  • Suchet, David
  • Shaw, Fiona
  • Hille, Anastasia
  • Blethyn, Brenda
  • Scheider, Roy
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Mercury Theatre
  • Lennon Documentary Group
  • WGBH (Firm)
  • HBO Pictures
  • Scott Free Productions
  • BBC Films
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
119
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Hearst, William Randolph
  • Welles, Orson
  • Hearst, William Randolph
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Rich people
  • Businessmen
  • Executives
  • Successful people
  • Older men
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production ; by Orson Welles ; original screen play, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Citizen Kane originally released as a motion picture in 1941. The battle over Citizen Kane originally brocast in 1996 as an episode of the PBS television series American experience. RKO 281 originally released as a made-for-TV movie in 1999
  • RKO 281 based in part on the documentary The battle over Citizen Kane, from The American experience, directed by Benjamin Ross
  • Blu-ray Disc special features: Optional commentary tracks by Roger Ebert and Peter Bogdanovich; opening world premiere of Citizen Kane; interviews with Ruth Warrick and Robert Wise; the production; post production; theatrical trailer
  • Bonus DVD special features: Cast & crew biographies (The battle over Citizen Kane); Welles filmography, web link (RKO 281)
Accompanying material
1 book (43 p. : ill. ; 14 x 19 cm.) + 1 souvenir booklet ([20] p. ; ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm.) + 15 cards (18 x 13 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • DVD bonus films.
  • The battle over Citizen Kane
  • a Lennon Documentary Group film for the American Experience ; WGBH ; PBS ; produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon
  • (113 min.)
  • RKO 281
  • HBO Pictures presents ; in association with WGBH Boston, BBC Films ; a Scott Free production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; produced by Su Armstrong ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross ; HBO in association with BBC films
  • (87 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
70th Anniversary, Ultimate collector's ed., Blu-ray.
Extent
3 videodiscs (119 min.)
Isbn
9780780674981
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929184804
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000037340
  • 3000037334
  • 3000039049
  • 2000050811
  • 2000056988
  • 2000056989
  • 4000030516
  • 3000038915
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)744473745
  • (OCoLC)ocn744473745
  • 1886314
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc; 1080p high definition; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; DTS-HD MA 1.0
  • Blu-ray Disc requires Blu-ray Disc player
  • Special features: DVD; region 1; full and widescreen presentations; Dolby 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (English), and mono. (Spanish)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production ; by Orson Welles ; original screen play, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production
Publication
Note
  • Citizen Kane originally released as a motion picture in 1941. The battle over Citizen Kane originally brocast in 1996 as an episode of the PBS television series American experience. RKO 281 originally released as a made-for-TV movie in 1999
  • RKO 281 based in part on the documentary The battle over Citizen Kane, from The American experience, directed by Benjamin Ross
  • Blu-ray Disc special features: Optional commentary tracks by Roger Ebert and Peter Bogdanovich; opening world premiere of Citizen Kane; interviews with Ruth Warrick and Robert Wise; the production; post production; theatrical trailer
  • Bonus DVD special features: Cast & crew biographies (The battle over Citizen Kane); Welles filmography, web link (RKO 281)
Accompanying material
1 book (43 p. : ill. ; 14 x 19 cm.) + 1 souvenir booklet ([20] p. ; ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm.) + 15 cards (18 x 13 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • DVD bonus films.
  • The battle over Citizen Kane
  • a Lennon Documentary Group film for the American Experience ; WGBH ; PBS ; produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Richard Ben Cramer & Thomas Lennon
  • (113 min.)
  • RKO 281
  • HBO Pictures presents ; in association with WGBH Boston, BBC Films ; a Scott Free production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; produced by Su Armstrong ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross ; HBO in association with BBC films
  • (87 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
70th Anniversary, Ultimate collector's ed., Blu-ray.
Extent
3 videodiscs (119 min.)
Isbn
9780780674981
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929184804
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000037340
  • 3000037334
  • 3000039049
  • 2000050811
  • 2000056988
  • 2000056989
  • 4000030516
  • 3000038915
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)744473745
  • (OCoLC)ocn744473745
  • 1886314
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc; 1080p high definition; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; DTS-HD MA 1.0
  • Blu-ray Disc requires Blu-ray Disc player
  • Special features: DVD; region 1; full and widescreen presentations; Dolby 5.1 (English), Dolby surround (English), and mono. (Spanish)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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