The Magnificent Ambersons

Overview

Originally aired on the A&E cable network, The Magnificent Ambersons is supposedly based on Orson Welles' original screenplay for his adaptation of Booth Tarkington's novel that was filmed in the 1940s. The disc offers a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed captions on this release. Supplemental materials include a making-of featurette and biographies of the cast and ...
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Overview

Originally aired on the A&E cable network, The Magnificent Ambersons is supposedly based on Orson Welles' original screenplay for his adaptation of Booth Tarkington's novel that was filmed in the 1940s. The disc offers a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed captions on this release. Supplemental materials include a making-of featurette and biographies of the cast and crew as well as Orson Welles. This is a fine release from A&E.
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Special Features

"The Making of The Magnificent Ambersons"; Orson Welles biography/filmography; Talent biographies/filmographies; Interactive menus; Scene selection
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2002
  • UPC: 733961703405
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Rating:

  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Dolby 5.1 / Stereo
  • Sound: Dolby Digital, stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 32,826

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Madeleine Stowe Isabel Amberson Minafer
Bruce Greenwood Eugene Morgan
Jonathan Rhys Meyers George Amberson Minafer
Gretchen Mol Lucy Morgan
Jennifer Tilly Fanny Minafer
William Hootkins Uncle George
Dina Merrill Mrs. Johnson
James Cromwell Major Amberson
Technical Credits
Alfonso Arau Director
Jonas Bauer Producer
Guido de Angelis Executive Producer
Ruy Folguera Score Composer
Ted Hartley Executive Producer
Gene Kirkwood Producer
Kenneth MacMillan Cinematographer
Norman Stephens Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Selection
1. Opening [2:45]
2. Eugene Morgan Back in Town [15:30]
3. Courting an Amberson [4:08]
4. Young George [6:52]
5. A Day on the Town [10:27]
6. College Life [4:16]
7. Being a Gentleman [10:52]
8. An Unsuccessful Dinner [9:24]
9. Town Gossip [8:53]
10. Banished Love [:00]
11. A Long Trip [9:59]
12. The Last Dance [15:05]
13. Fate of the Amberson Estate [8:00]
14. The Bad Indian Chief [8:37]
15. Empty Pockets [2:08]
16. Riff Raff [6:37]
17. Forgiveness [8:11]
18. End Credits [5:32]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Bonus Materials
      The Making of The Magnificent Ambersons
      Talent Biographies
         James Cromwell
         Gretchen Mol
         Madeleine Stowe
         Orson Welles
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