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Citizen Kane

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

on BBC Four

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A landmark in the history of cinema, telling the story of newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane in a series of flashbacks. Starring Orson Welles. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Orson Welles
Charles Foster Kane:
Orson Welles
Kane (aged 8):
Buddy Swan
Kane III:
Sonny Bupp
Kane's father:
Harry Shannon
Jedediah Leland:
Joseph Cotten
Mr. Bernstein:
Everett Sloane
Mary Kane:
Agnes Moorehead
James W Gettys:
Ray Collins
Susan Alexander Kane:
Dorothy Comingore
Walter Parks Thatcher:
George Coulouris
Raymond:
Paul Stewart
Emily Norton:
Ruth Warrick
The Headwaiter:
Gus Schilling
Herbert Carter:
Erskine Sanford
Mr. Rawlston:
Philip Van Zandt
Jerry Thompson:
William Alland
Director of photography:
Gregg Toland

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Arena: The Orson Welles Story: 1/2

BBC Four

Arena

The Orson Welles Story

Episode 1: The Orson Welles Story - Part 1

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC Four

Profile of Orson Welles, looking at his life and career in theatre, radio and particularly film. This part deals with his work up to Touch of Evil. Show more

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Journey into Fear

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes

on BBC Four

A nightmarish tale of espionage and treachery in Istanbul, as an American munitions expert, played by Joseph Cotten, goes on the run from the Gestapo during World War II. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Norman Foster
Howard Graham:
Joseph Cotten
Josette Martel:
Dolores del Rio
Colonel Haki:
Orson Welles
Stephanie Graham:
Ruth Warrick
Mrs Mathews:
Agnes Moorehead
Oo Lang Sang:
Hans Conried
Gogo Martel:
Jack Durant
Prof Haller:
Eustace Wyatt
Matthews:
Frank Readick
Peter Banat:
Jack Moss
Producer:
Orson Welles

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The Secret Life of the Airport

BBC Four

The Secret Life of the Airport

Episode 1: Preparing for Take Off

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Using rare archive, this series charting the development of Britain's airports begins with the heady glamour of Britain's first terminal at Croydon. Show more

The Secret Life of the Airport

Episode 2: Joining the Jet Set

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series following the rise of our airports. The jet age sees Heathrow itself become a tourist attraction, and life as an air hostess is as glamorous as can be. Show more

The Secret Life of the Airport

Episode 3: The Final Approach

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series exploring the development of Britain's airports. From Nimbys to climate protesters, hijackers to terrorists: how the airport has come under attack. Show more

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Jet Set: When Britain Took to the Air

BBC Four

Documentary celebrating the golden age of air travel when, in the 1920s and 1930s, Britain ruled the skies, and style and glamour were a passport to adventure. Show more

Contributors

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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