The Magnificent Ambersons (Digi Pack)(The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

The Magnificent Ambersons (Digi Pack)(The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)
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The Magnificent Ambersons Blu-ray
Criterion | 1942 | 88 min | Not rated | Nov 27, 2018

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

English: LPCM Mono

English SDH

Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515223515

The Magnificent Ambersons (The Criterion Collection)(1942) Blu-ray

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise
Writers: Orson Welles, Booth Tarkington, Joseph Cotten, Jack Moss
Starring: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins

Special Features and Technical Specs:
- BRAND NEW 4K RESTORATION, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Two audio commentaries, featuring film scholars Robert Carringer and James Naremore and critic Jonathan Rosenbaum
- New interviews with scholars Simon Callow and Joseph McBride
- New video essay on the film's cinematographers by scholar Fran├žois Thomas
- New video essay on the film's score by scholar Christopher Husted
- Welles on The Dick Cavett Show in 1970
- Segment from Pampered Youth, a 1925 silent adaptation of The Magnificent Ambersons
- Audio from a 1979 AFI symposium on Welles
- Two Mercury Theatre radio plays: Seventeen (1938), an adaptation of another Booth Tarkington novel by Welles, and The Magnificent Ambersons (1939)
- Trailer
- PLUS: An essay by critic Molly Haskell and (Blu-ray only) essays by authors and critics Luc Sante, Geoffrey O'Brien, Farran Smith Nehme, and Jonathan Lethem, and excerpts from an unfinished 1982 memoir by Welles

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