Citizen Kane


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Full screen.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (119 min., 120 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941.
General Note
Special features: [disc 1.] Two full-length audio commentaries, one by Peter Bogdonovich and the other by Roger Ebert; 1941 movie premiere newsreel; gallery of storyboards, rare photos, alternate ad campaigns, studio and personal correspondence, call sheets and other memorabilia; original theatrical trailer; [disc 2.] interviews with Orson Welles, the stars of the movie and other associates of Welles and Hearst; biographical portraits of Wellesand Hearst.
Creation/Production Credits
Photography, Gregg Toland ; editor, Robert Wise ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane.
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.
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In English with subtitles in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish ; closed-captioned.
Academy Award, 1942: Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Welles, O., Mankiewicz, H. J. 1., Cotten, J., Comingore, D., Moorehead, A., Sloane, E., Toland, G., Wise, R., & Herrmann, B. (2001). Citizen Kane (Full screen.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Orson Welles et al.. 2001. Citizen Kane. [United States]: Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Orson Welles et al.. Citizen Kane [United States]: Warner Home Video, 2001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Welles, Orson, et al. Citizen Kane Full screen., Warner Home Video, 2001.

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