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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
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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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  • The Penitent (Yet Bland) Ambersons

    Cliche,H.A. 2016-08-10

    People are birthed, live their existence per input-DNA-soul, & receive Divine and/or personal forgiveness or redemption before death- or not! This... MORE>

  • On Tim Holt Day

    Anne 2016-08-09

    I love this movie -- the narration, crack acting, the dark mood of the house that was once magnificent. But, what I love most are the scenes with Agnes... MORE>

  • 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>