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The Resource Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles

Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles

Label
Citizen Kane
Title
Citizen Kane
Statement of responsibility
RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engfreporspa
  • eng
Summary
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
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Awards note
Academy Award, 1942: Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Gregg Toland ; editor, Robert Wise ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
Subtitles in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish
PerformerNote
Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1897-1953
  • 1905-1994
  • 1913-1971
  • 1906-1974
  • 1909-1965
  • 1914-2005
  • 1911-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Mankiewicz, Herman J.
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Comingore, Dorothy
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Sloane, Everett
  • Toland, Gregg
  • Wise, Robert
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Mercury Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
239
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Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: Sept. 25, 2001
  • Orignally produced as a motion picture in 1941
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Citizen Kane -- disc 2. Documentary: The battle over Citizen Kane (2 hrs.)
Control code
675481
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (119 min., 120 min.)
Isbn
9780780635203
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939656527
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
T6565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 675481
  • (OCoLC)48011132
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Citizen Kane, RKO Radio Pictures ; a Mercury production ; director/producer, Orson Welles ; screenplay, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: Sept. 25, 2001
  • Orignally produced as a motion picture in 1941
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Citizen Kane -- disc 2. Documentary: The battle over Citizen Kane (2 hrs.)
Control code
675481
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (119 min., 120 min.)
Isbn
9780780635203
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939656527
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
T6565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 675481
  • (OCoLC)48011132
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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