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The Resource The magnificent Ambersons, an RKO Radio picture ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; screenplay, production & direction by Orson Welles, (videorecording DVD)

The magnificent Ambersons, an RKO Radio picture ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; screenplay, production & direction by Orson Welles, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The magnificent Ambersons
Title
The magnificent Ambersons
Statement of responsibility
an RKO Radio picture ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; screenplay, production & direction by Orson Welles
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Narrator
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chronicling the inexorable decline in the fortunes of an affluent family. Traces the rifts deepening within the Amberson clan--at the same time as the forces of progress begin to transform the city they once ruled. Though RKO excised over forty minutes of footage, now lost to history, and added an incongruously upbeat ending, The film remains an emotionally rich family saga and a masterful elegy for a bygone chapter of American life
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Magnificent Ambersons (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Stanley Cortez ; editor, Robert Wise ; original score, Bernard Herrmann
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrator, Orson Welles ; cast, Joseph Cotten, Anne Baxter, Agnes Moorehead, Dolores Costello, Tim Holt, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Richard Bennett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1905-1994
  • 1900-1974
  • 1905-1979
  • 1918-1973
  • 1889-1965
  • 1885-1969
  • 1873-1944
  • 1869-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Baxter, Anne
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Costello, Dolores
  • Holt, Tim
  • Collins, Ray
  • Sanford, Erskine
  • Bennett, Richard
  • Tarkington, Booth
Runtime
88
Series statement
Criterion collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Children of the rich
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Mothers and sons
  • Social change
Technique
live action
Label
The magnificent Ambersons, an RKO Radio picture ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; screenplay, production & direction by Orson Welles, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Based on the novel by Booth Tarkington
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1942
  • Credits from booklet; most film credits are spoken aloud
  • Features: New 4K digital restoration; Two audio commentaries, featuring Robert L. Carringer, James Naremore Jonathan Rosenbaum; New interviews with Simon Callow and Joseph McBride; video essay "The cinematographers" by Orson Welles scholar François Thomas; video essay "The score" by Bernard Herrmann scholar Christopher Husted; Orson Welles on The Dick Cavett Show in 1970; Segment from a 1925 silent film adaptation of The Magnificent Ambersons; Audio from a 1978 AFI symposium on Welles, and audio interviews with Welles conducted by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich; Two Mercury Theatre radio plays: Seventeen (1938), an adaptation of another Booth Tarkington novel by Welles, and The Magnificent Ambersons (1939)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc one. [Feature film]; trailer -- disc two. [Special features]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (88 min.)
Isbn
9781681435251
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515223614
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2968D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1056157966
  • (OCoLC)on1056157966
  • 631361
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen; 4:3 presentation; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The magnificent Ambersons, an RKO Radio picture ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; screenplay, production & direction by Orson Welles, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Based on the novel by Booth Tarkington
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1942
  • Credits from booklet; most film credits are spoken aloud
  • Features: New 4K digital restoration; Two audio commentaries, featuring Robert L. Carringer, James Naremore Jonathan Rosenbaum; New interviews with Simon Callow and Joseph McBride; video essay "The cinematographers" by Orson Welles scholar François Thomas; video essay "The score" by Bernard Herrmann scholar Christopher Husted; Orson Welles on The Dick Cavett Show in 1970; Segment from a 1925 silent film adaptation of The Magnificent Ambersons; Audio from a 1978 AFI symposium on Welles, and audio interviews with Welles conducted by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich; Two Mercury Theatre radio plays: Seventeen (1938), an adaptation of another Booth Tarkington novel by Welles, and The Magnificent Ambersons (1939)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc one. [Feature film]; trailer -- disc two. [Special features]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (88 min.)
Isbn
9781681435251
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515223614
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2968D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1056157966
  • (OCoLC)on1056157966
  • 631361
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen; 4:3 presentation; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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