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The Magnificent Ambersons [DVD]

A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin.

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The magnificent Ambersons

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2011

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0780676483


Format: DVD
Summary: A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin.
Title: The magnificent Ambersons [DVD] / an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; written & directed by Orson Welles.
Publisher Date: [United States] : Warner Home Video, ©2011.
Subject: Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 -- Film adaptations. Families -- Middle West -- Drama. Inheritance and succession -- Drama Loss (Psychology) -- Drama. Mothers and sons -- Drama Social change -- Drama.
Isbn: 0780676483
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Mag
Oclc: 776238840
Upc: 883929189106
Bib Id: 458670

Format: DVD
Summary: A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin.
Title: The magnificent Ambersons [DVD] / an RKO Radio Picture ; a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; written & directed by Orson Welles.
Publisher, Date: [United States] : Warner Home Video, ©2011.
Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
Subjects: Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 -- Film adaptations.
Subjects: Families -- Middle West -- Drama.
Subjects: Inheritance and succession -- Drama
Subjects: Loss (Psychology) -- Drama.
Subjects: Mothers and sons -- Drama
Subjects: Social change -- Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Welles, Orson, 1915-1985
Other Author: Cortez, Stanley
Other Author: Kirk, Mark-Lee.
Other Author: Fields, A. Roland.
Other Author: Wise, Robert, 1914-2005
Other Author: Stevenson, Edward (Edward M.)
Other Author: Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994
Other Author: Costello, Dolores, 1905-1979.
Other Author: Baxter, Anne
Other Author: Holt, Tim, 1918-1973
Other Author: Moorehead, Agnes, 1906-1974
Other Author: Collins, Ray, 1889-1965
Other Author: Sanford, Erskine, 1885-1969
Other Author: Bennett, Richard, 1873-1944
Other Author: Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946. Magnificent Ambersons.
Other Author: RKO Radio Pictures
Other Author: Mercury Productions
Other Author: Warner Bros.
Other Author: Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Title: Title on container: Orson Welles' The magnificent Ambersons [DVD]
Notes: Credits spoken by narrator (Orson Welles).
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Notes: From the novel by Booth Tarkington.
Notes: Photography, Stanley Cortez ; set designer, Mark-Lee Kirk, Al Fields ; film editor, Robert Wise ; costumes, Edward Stevenson.
Notes: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Richard Bennett.
Notes: DVD; NTSC region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Notes: In English and Spanish, with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles ; SDH captions for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Named to the National Film Registry in 1991 by the Library of Congress.
Notes: Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Agnes Moorhead), Best Cinematography, Black-and-white (Stanley Cortez), Best Picture (Mercury), Best Art Direction - Interior Decoration, Black-and-white (Albert S. D'Agostino, A. Roland Fields, Darrell Silvera), 1943 Academy Awards (U.S.).
ISBN: 0780676483
Publisher Number: 1000202178
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Mag
Medium: [DVD]