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The Magnificent Ambersons

The Magnificent Ambersons(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.

Cast & Crew

Orson Welles Director
Robert Wise Director
Jack Moss Director
Joseph Cotten Eugene [Morgan]
Dolores Costello Isabel [Amberson Minafer]
Anne Baxter Lucy [Morgan]
Tim Holt George [Amberson Minafer]
Agnes Moorehead Fanny [Minafer]
Ray Collins Jack [Amberson]
Erskine Sanford Roger Bronson
Richard Bennett Major Amberson
Don Dillaway Wilbur Minafer
Orson Welles Narrator
Charles Phipps Uncle John
Dorothy Vaughan Spectator at funeral

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  88 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,931    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Unsuccessful surgery

    Lynn L. 2015-08-07

    If Citizen Kane had been a commercial success for RKO, perhaps the studio would have had the patience to let Welles take their notes, compromise and edit... MORE>

  • Yes magnificent

    Louise 2015-05-02

    One of my favorite movies. Joseph Cotton is terrific and Tim Holt is unlikeable and excellent in this. Agnes Morehead is pathetic and very well played.... MORE>

  • Horrid!

    RedRain 2014-04-30

    I am old and have seen this film several times but I will never view it again. It couldn't have had more vapid and despicable characters in it if... MORE>