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The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report, written and directed by Orson Welles, (videorecording)

Label
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report
Title
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Orson Welles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
American smuggler Guy van Strattan decides to investigate the mysterious Mr. Arkadin after hearing about the wealthy man from a prison cellmate, but Arkadin claims amnesia about his own life, sending van Strattan off to investigate Arkadin's past. Three different versions are presented in this collection since Orson Welles never completed a final cut of Mr. Arkadin, several edits of the film exist, in different languages, with different sequences, actors, narrative structures, and even titles. The Corinth version was unearthed by filmaker Peter Bogdanovich in the early 1960s, based on statements made by Welles and editor Renzo Lucidi, the Corinth version is thought to be the latest version to have been under Welles's control. The Confidential report version is believed to be the cut finished by producer Louis Dolivet after he barred Welles from the editing room. The Confidential version is a new version of the film representing a "best guess" approach following Welles's later statements, style, and continuity clues and includes as much existing footage as possible
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Paul Misraki ; film editor, Renzo Lucidi ; Confidential version edited by Claude Bertemes, Issa Clubb, Stefan Drössler, Christian Ketels in collaboration with Peter Bogdanovich
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Akim Tamiroff, Grégoire Aslan, Patricia Medina, Jack Watling, Orson Welles, Mischa Auer, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Suzanne Flon, O'Brady, Katina Paxinou, Tamara Shane, Paola Mori, Robert Arden with Terence Langdon, Annabel, Gert Frobe, Eduard Linker, Manuel Requena
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1899-1972
  • 1908-1982
  • 1919-2012
  • 1923-2001
  • 1905-1967
  • 1911-1969
  • 1918-2005
  • 1903-2003
  • 1900-1973
  • 1921-
  • 1908-1998
  • 1939-
  • 1951-
  • 1915-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welles, Orson
  • Tamiroff, Akim
  • Aslan, Grégoire
  • Medina, Patricia
  • Watling, Jack
  • Auer, Mischa
  • Eyck, Peter van
  • Redgrave, Michael
  • Flon, Suzanne
  • O'Brady, Frédéric
  • Paxinou, Katina
  • Shayne, Tamara
  • Mori, Paola
  • Arden, Robert
  • Misraki, Paul
  • Lucidi, Renzo
  • Bogdanovich, Peter
  • Polito, Robert
  • Dolivet, Louis
  • Welles, Orson
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Film Organization (Firm)
  • Cervantes Films
  • Mercury Productions
Runtime
302
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
322
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smugglers
  • Amnesia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report, written and directed by Orson Welles, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "The Corinth version" originally released as a motion picture in 1955; "Confidential report" originally released as a motion picture in 1955; "The comprehensive version" originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Accompanying novel titled: Mr. Arkadin / Orson Welles with a new preface by Robert Polito
  • Container states optional English subtitles (SDH) however discs do not offer subtitle selection and no subtitles appear during film play
  • Special features: Disc 1. Optional commentary featuring film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum and author James Naremore; The lives of Harry Lime (radio program); Stills gallery. Disc 2. Men of mystery (video interview with biographer Simon Callow). Disc 3. On the comprehensive version; Outtakes and rushes; The Spanish actresses
Accompanying material
1 booklet (35 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 novel (xix, 245 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 3.
  • Mr. Arkadin
  • Film Organisation S.A., Cervantes Film, Sevilla Films Studios (Madrid) ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; photography, Jean Bourgoin ; producer, Louis Dolivet ; original story, screen play, direction, Orson Welles
  • (Comprehensive version) (2006; 105 min.)
  • Disc 1.
  • Mr. Arkadin
  • Film Organization S.A., Cervantes Film, Sevilla Film Studios (Madrid) ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; executive producer, Louis Dolivet ; photography, Jean Bourgoin ; original story, screen-play, direction, Orson Welles
  • (Corinth version) (1955; 99 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • Confidential report
  • Film Organisation S.A. in co-production with Cervantes Films, Sevilla Film Studios (Madrid) ; photography, Jean Bourgoin ; producer, Louis Dolivet ; original story, screen play, direction, Orson Welles
  • (1955; 98 min.)
Control code
ocm65341841
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. 3-disc set.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 302 min.)
Isbn
9780780030107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429207727
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ARK010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)65341841
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report, written and directed by Orson Welles, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "The Corinth version" originally released as a motion picture in 1955; "Confidential report" originally released as a motion picture in 1955; "The comprehensive version" originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Accompanying novel titled: Mr. Arkadin / Orson Welles with a new preface by Robert Polito
  • Container states optional English subtitles (SDH) however discs do not offer subtitle selection and no subtitles appear during film play
  • Special features: Disc 1. Optional commentary featuring film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum and author James Naremore; The lives of Harry Lime (radio program); Stills gallery. Disc 2. Men of mystery (video interview with biographer Simon Callow). Disc 3. On the comprehensive version; Outtakes and rushes; The Spanish actresses
Accompanying material
1 booklet (35 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 novel (xix, 245 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 3.
  • Mr. Arkadin
  • Film Organisation S.A., Cervantes Film, Sevilla Films Studios (Madrid) ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; photography, Jean Bourgoin ; producer, Louis Dolivet ; original story, screen play, direction, Orson Welles
  • (Comprehensive version) (2006; 105 min.)
  • Disc 1.
  • Mr. Arkadin
  • Film Organization S.A., Cervantes Film, Sevilla Film Studios (Madrid) ; a Mercury Production by Orson Welles ; executive producer, Louis Dolivet ; photography, Jean Bourgoin ; original story, screen-play, direction, Orson Welles
  • (Corinth version) (1955; 99 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • Confidential report
  • Film Organisation S.A. in co-production with Cervantes Films, Sevilla Film Studios (Madrid) ; photography, Jean Bourgoin ; producer, Louis Dolivet ; original story, screen play, direction, Orson Welles
  • (1955; 98 min.)
Control code
ocm65341841
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. 3-disc set.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 302 min.)
Isbn
9780780030107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429207727
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ARK010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)65341841
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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