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The Resource Citizen Kane : The battle over 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, (videorecording ;)

Citizen Kane : The battle over 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, (videorecording ;)

Label
Citizen Kane : The battle over Citizen Kane
Title
Citizen Kane
Title remainder
The battle over 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
Battle over Citizen Kane
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • 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
Date time place
Feature film: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941. Documentary: Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience in 1996
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
Closed-captioned ; 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)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
232
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Hearst, William Randolph
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture industry
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Citizen Kane : The battle over 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, (videorecording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Citizen Kane (119 min. : b&w) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min. : b&w with col. sequences)
Control code
ocm48060040
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (232 min.)
Isbn
9780780635203
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 CITIZEN ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CC ; D02 ; wjm.
Other physical details
sound, black and white, color with black and white sequences, monophonic
Publisher number
T6565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48060040
  • (Sirsi) o48060040
  • (Sirsi)976157
System details
DVD format; newly remastered picture and sound ; region 1 ; Dolby digital mono and stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Citizen Kane : The battle over 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, (videorecording ;)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Citizen Kane (119 min. : b&w) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min. : b&w with col. sequences)
Control code
ocm48060040
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (232 min.)
Isbn
9780780635203
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 CITIZEN ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; CC ; D02 ; wjm.
Other physical details
sound, black and white, color with black and white sequences, monophonic
Publisher number
T6565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48060040
  • (Sirsi) o48060040
  • (Sirsi)976157
System details
DVD format; newly remastered picture and sound ; region 1 ; Dolby digital mono and stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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