The magnificent Ambersons

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The Criterion Collection,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
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Two-DVD special edition.
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English
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"Orson Welles's beautiful, nostalgia-suffused second feature -- the subject of one of cinema's greatest missing-footage tragedies -- harks back to turn-of-the-twentieth-century Indianapolis, chronicling the inexorable decline in the fortunes of an affluent family. Adapted from an acclaimed Booth Tarkington novel and featuring restlessly inventive camera work and powerful performances from a cast including Joseph Cotten, Tim Holt, and Agnes Moorehead, the film 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 Magnificent Ambersons is an emotionally rich family saga and a masterful elegy for a bygone chapter of American life"--Container.
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Grouping Title magnificent ambersons
Grouping Author mercury productions
Grouping Category movie
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auth_author2 Baxter, Anne,
Bennett, Richard, 1873-1944,
Collins, Ray, 1889-1965,
Cortez, Stanley,
Costello, Dolores, 1905-1979,
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994,
Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975,
Holt, Tim, 1918-1973,
Moorehead, Agnes, 1906-1974,
Sanford, Erskine, 1885-1969,
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985,
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005,
author2-role Baxter, Anne,actor.
Bennett, Richard,1873-1944,actor.
Collins, Ray,1889-1965,actor.
Cortez, Stanley,director of photography.
Costello, Dolores,1905-1979,actor.
Cotten, Joseph,1905-1994,actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm),publisher.
Herrmann, Bernard,1911-1975,composer (expression)
Holt, Tim,1918-1973,actor.
Mercury Productions, Inc.,production company.
Moorehead, Agnes,1906-1974,actor.
RKO Radio Pictures,film distributor.
Sanford, Erskine,1885-1969,actor.
Tarkington, Booth,1869-1946.Magnificent Ambersons.
Welles, Orson,1915-1985,film director,film producer,screenwriter,narrator.
Wise, Robert,1914-2005,editor of moving image work.
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subject_facet Children of the rich -- Drama
Domestic drama (Motion pictures)
Families -- Indiana -- Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Inheritance and succession -- Drama
Loss (Psychology) -- Drama
Mothers and sons -- Drama
Social change -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display The magnificent Ambersons
title_full The magnificent Ambersons / an RKO Radio picture ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; screenplay, production & direction by Orson Welles
title_short The magnificent Ambersons
topic_facet Children of the rich
Families
Inheritance and succession
Loss (Psychology)
Mothers and sons
Social change
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