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Citizen Kane
Publication Information:
[S.l.] : Warner Bros., [2001?].
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs : sd., b&w, col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD format; newly remastered picture and sound.

Dolby digital; feature film: English mono.; documentary: English stereo.
Target Audience:
Not rated.
Language Note:
Soundtrack in English ; English, French, Spanish and Portugese subtitles available on feature film disc ; English subtitles available on documentary disc.

Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
General Note:
Title from disc surface.

Feature film: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941. Documentary: Originally broadcast as part of the PBS series the American experience in 1996.

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.
Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min.)
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.
Added Uniform Title:
American experience (Television program)
Added Title:
Battle over Citizen Kane.