The Battle Over Citizen Kane

The Battle Over Citizen Kane

Director: Michael Epstein, Thomas Lennon Cast: Ruth Warrick, Robert Wise



Originally aired on PBS as part of the American Experience series, The Battle Over Citizen Kane comes to DVD from WGBH Boston Video. Presented with a standard full frame transfer and a Dolby Digital Stereo soundtrack. English subtitles are available. Special features include an Orson Welles filmography, promotional trailers, and access to the Battle Over Citizen Kane website.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/14/2000
UPC: 0783421354333
Original Release: 1996
Rating: NR
Source: Wgbh
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 2:00:00

Special Features

Welles filmography; Chapter search; English audio track and English subtitles; Dolby Sound; Access to "The Battle Over Citzen Kane" web site

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ruth Warrick Participant
Robert Wise Participant
William Alland Participant
Thomas Anderson Participant
Peter Bogdanovich Interviewee
Jimmy Breslin Interviewee
Richard Ben Cramer Narrator
Richard France Interviewee
Norman Lloyd Participant

Technical Credits
Michael Epstein Director,Producer
Thomas Lennon Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Greg Andracke Cinematographer
Felipe Borrero Sound/Sound Designer
Michael Chin Cinematographer
Richard Ben Cramer Screenwriter
Judy Crichton Executive Producer
Margaret Drain Producer
Ken Eluto Editor
Brian Keane Score Composer
Juan Rodriguez Sound/Sound Designer
Maurice Wright Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapters
1. Introduction [7:22]
2. An American Saga [3:25]
3. Hearst - Building an Empire [8:51]
4. Welles - A Controversial Career [15:56]
5. Hearst and American Politics [12:18]
6. The War of the Worlds [11:13]
7. Life at San Simeon [15:28]
8. Welles' Arrival in Hollywood [5:50]
9. Filming Citizen Kane [6:58]
10. Attempts to Crush Citizen Kane [16:24]
11. The Decline of Hearst and Welles [9:35]

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