The Magnificent Ambersons
The Criterion Collection 952
1942 / B&W / 1:37 flat Academy / 88 min. / available through The Criterion Collection / Street Date November 27, 2018 / 39.95
Starring: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Richard Bennett.
Cinematography: Stanley Cortez
Film Editor: Robert Wise
Original Music: Bernard Herrmann
From the novel by Booth Tarkington
Screenplay, Production and Direction by Orson Welles
Orson Welles’ The Magnificent Ambersons is probably the most mourned ‘lost’ title in American film history.