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The Resource Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; original screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production

Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; original screenplay, 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 ; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; original screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Conductor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Citizen Kane (1941, 119 min.): Chronicling the stormy life of an influential publishing tycoon, the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award winner is rooted in themes of power, corruption, and vanity: the American Dream lost in the mystery of a dying man's last word, 'Rosebud'
  • Battle over Citizen Kane (1996, 113 min.): Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tries to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
Related
Awards note
Academy Award for best writing (original screenplay), 1941.
Cataloging source
IBZ
Characteristic
videorecording
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Citizen Kane (Motion picture)
Credits note
  • Citizen Kane: Music composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann ; special effects, Vernon L. Walker ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; editing, Robert Wise ; recording, Bailey Fesler, James G. Stewart ; costumes, Edward Stevenson. Battle over Citizen Kane: Edited by Ken Eluto ; directors of photography, Greg Andracke, Michael Chin ; original music composed and orchestrated by Brian Keane ; additional music by Maurice Wright. RKO 281: Costume designer, Stewart Meachem ; music by John Altman ; edited by Alex Mackie ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic ; director of photography, Mike Southon ; co-executive producers, Diane Minter Lewis, Chris Zarpas
  • Battle over Citizen Kane: produced by Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein ; written by Thomas Lennon & Richard Ben Cramer ; a Lennon Documentary Group film for The American Experience ; WGBH ; editing, Ken Eluto ; directors of photography, Greg Andracke, Michael Chin ; music, Brian Keane
Dewey number
791.437
Intended audience
Main feature MPAA rating: PG ; bonus material not rated ; The battle over Citizen Kane not rated
Language note
Citizen Kane: In English, with optional English SDH, French, or Spanish subtitles. Battle over Citizen Kane: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C5 2011
PerformerNote
  • 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
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  • 1915-1985
  • 1897-1953
  • 1911-1975
  • 1905-1994
  • 1913-1971
  • 1906-1974
  • 1889-1965
  • 1885-1969
  • 1909-1965
  • 1916-1997
  • 1908-1986
  • 1903-1989
  • 1895-1969
  • 1908-1957
  • 1900-1983
  • 1890-1964
  • 1928-2007
  • 1929-1993
  • 1970-
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Mankiewicz, Herman J.
  • Toland, Gregg
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Stevenson, Edward
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Comingore, Dorothy
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Warrick, Ruth
  • Collins, Ray
  • Sanford, Erskine
  • Sloane, Everett
  • Alland, William
  • Stewart, Paul
  • Coulouris, George
  • Bonanova, Fortunio
  • Schilling, Gus
  • Van Zandt, Philip
  • Backus, Georgia
  • Shannon, Harry
  • Bupp, Sonny
  • Swan, Buddy
  • Lennon, Thomas
  • Epstein, Michael
  • Cramer, Richard Ben
  • Drain, Margaret
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Mercury Theatre
  • Lennon Documentary Group
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
232
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Welles, Orson
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Men
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Motion pictures
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Men
  • Motion pictures
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Publishers and publishing
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
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Label
Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; original screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Citizen Kane originally released as a motion picture in 1941
  • Special features: Separate commentaries by Roger Ebert and Peter Bogdanovich; interviews with Ruth Warrick and Robert Wise; premiere newsreel; stills gallery
  • The battle over Citizen Kane originally broadcast as an episode of the American experience in 1996
Accompanying material
1 booklet (48 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 (Blu-ray). Citizen Kane ; special features -- Disc 2 (DVD). The battle over Citizen Kane
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
70th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (232 min.)
Isbn
9780780690523
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929224289
Other physical details
sound, black and white, color
Physical substance
Blu-ray video
Publisher number
  • 3000042527
  • 2000050811
  • 2000056988
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn808730749
  • (OCoLC)808730749
System details
  • Blu-ray ; [region A] ; 1080p High Definition ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; DTS-HD MA ; requires Blu-ray player
  • DVD ; Region 1 ; fullscreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Citizen Kane, an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; original screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles ; Orson Welles, direction-production
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Citizen Kane originally released as a motion picture in 1941
  • Special features: Separate commentaries by Roger Ebert and Peter Bogdanovich; interviews with Ruth Warrick and Robert Wise; premiere newsreel; stills gallery
  • The battle over Citizen Kane originally broadcast as an episode of the American experience in 1996
Accompanying material
1 booklet (48 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 (Blu-ray). Citizen Kane ; special features -- Disc 2 (DVD). The battle over Citizen Kane
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
70th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (232 min.)
Isbn
9780780690523
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929224289
Other physical details
sound, black and white, color
Physical substance
Blu-ray video
Publisher number
  • 3000042527
  • 2000050811
  • 2000056988
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn808730749
  • (OCoLC)808730749
System details
  • Blu-ray ; [region A] ; 1080p High Definition ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; DTS-HD MA ; requires Blu-ray player
  • DVD ; Region 1 ; fullscreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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