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The Resource RKO 281., HBO Pictures presents in association with WGBH Boston ; a Scott Free production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; Labrador Films ; produced by Su Armstrong ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross

RKO 281., HBO Pictures presents in association with WGBH Boston ; a Scott Free production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; Labrador Films ; produced by Su Armstrong ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross

Label
RKO 281.
Title
RKO 281.
Statement of responsibility
HBO Pictures presents in association with WGBH Boston ; a Scott Free production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; Labrador Films ; produced by Su Armstrong ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross
Title variation
RKO 281
Title variation remainder
the battle over "Citizen Kane"
Contributor
Actor
Director
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Producer
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Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Coming to Hollywood as a celebrated boy genius featuring a spectacular career arc in New York including his "War of the Worlds" radio hoax, Orson Welles is stymied on the subject for his first film. After a dinner party at Hearst Castle, during which he has a verbal altercation with Hearst, Welles decides to do a movie about Hearst. It takes him some time to convince co-writer Herman Mankiewicz and the studio, but Welles eventually gets the script and the green light, keeping the subject very hush-hush with the press. When a rough cut is screened, Hearst gets wind of the movie's theme and begins a campaign to see that it is not only never publicly screened, but destroyed
Cataloging source
OWL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by John Altman ; editor, Alex Mackie ; photography, Mike Southon
Dewey number
791.45653
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
  • English or Spanish soundtracks ; English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9
LC item number
.M65 2000
PerformerNote
Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, Brenda Blethyn, Roy Scheider, John Malkovich, Liam Cunningham, David Suchet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1961-
  • 1957-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ross, Benjamin
  • Logan, John
  • Armstrong, Su
  • Cromwell, James
  • Malkovich, John
  • Griffith, Melanie
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Scheider, Roy
  • Blethyn, Brenda
  • Cunningham, Liam
  • Suchet, David
  • HBO Pictures
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Scott Free Productions
  • Labrador Films
Runtime
87
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  • Welles, Orson
  • Hearst, William Randolph
Technique
live action
Label
RKO 281., HBO Pictures presents in association with WGBH Boston ; a Scott Free production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; Labrador Films ; produced by Su Armstrong ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based in part on the documentary 'The battle over Citizen Kane' from 'The American Experience'
  • Originally broadcast on cable television on Nov. 20, 1999
  • Includes cast and crew biographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1206242
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Isbn
9780783116761
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359157622
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91576
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1206242
  • (OCoLC)43945028
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; English Dolby 5.1 ; English Dolby surround ; Spanish mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
RKO 281., HBO Pictures presents in association with WGBH Boston ; a Scott Free production ; a Benjamin Ross film ; Labrador Films ; produced by Su Armstrong ; written by John Logan ; directed by Benjamin Ross
Publication
Note
  • Based in part on the documentary 'The battle over Citizen Kane' from 'The American Experience'
  • Originally broadcast on cable television on Nov. 20, 1999
  • Includes cast and crew biographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1206242
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Isbn
9780783116761
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359157622
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91576
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1206242
  • (OCoLC)43945028
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; English Dolby 5.1 ; English Dolby surround ; Spanish mono
Video recording format
DVD

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