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Title The complete Mr. Arkadin [(DVD) videorecording] : a.k.a confidential report / Janus Films ; written and directed by Orsen Welles.

Edition Special edition 3-disc set.
Publication Info. Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [2006]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Oversize  F COM    AVAILABLE
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Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 302 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 322
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 322.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Includes a copy of the book: Mr. Arkadin / Orson Welles, with a new preface by Robert Polito.
Book originally published by HarperCollins, c1956 ; Robert Polito preface and Lucien S.Y. Yang cover design, c2006, The Criterion Collection.
"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.
Special features: Contains three versions of the film; Audio commentary by scholars Jonathan Rosenbaum and James Naremore; Interviews with Orson Welles biographer Simon Callow, star Robert Arden, radio producer Harry Alan Towers, director Peter Bogdanovich, and film archivists Stephan Droessler and Claude Bertemes; Three half-hour episodes of the radio program "The lives of Harry Lime", upon which the film is based; Outtakes, rushes, and alternate scenes from the film; Extensive stills gallery; Plus: 'Mr. Arkadin', the novel, with a new preface by Robert Polito, and a booklet featuring J. Hoberman, Jonathan Rosenbaum, historian François Thomas, and Droessler on the three versions; and a time line of 'Arkadin'-related events.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Orson Welles, Robert Arden, Akim Tamiroff, Mischa Auer, Michael Redgrave, Jack Watling.
Credits Photography, Jean Bourgoin ; editor, Henzo Lucien ; music, Paul Misraki.
Audience Not rated.
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.
Contents Disc 1: The Corinth version (1955; 99 min.) -- Disc 2: Confidential report (1955; 98 min.) -- Disc 3: The comprehensive version (2006; 105 min.).
Subject Smugglers -- Drama.
Amnesia -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Suspense films.
Mystery films.
Added Author Welles, Orson, 1915-1985.
Arden, Robert, 1921-
Tamiroff, Akim, 1899-1972.
Auer, Mischa, 1905-1967.
Misraki, Paul, 1908-1998.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Complete Mr. Arkadin
Mr. Arkadin
Confidential report
ISBN 0780030109
Standard No. 037429207727
Music No. ARK010 The Criterion Collection
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