Also, looks like they're only offering this deal in store now. Sucks, I was thinking about ordering it.
The Digibook (the incorrect Amazon link) comes with the Bluray of CK plus a DVD with an excellent Documentary "The Battle Over Citizen Kane"
"The Battle Over Citizen Kane (1.33:1; 1:53:32) is the incredibly well done Oscar nominated documentary which aired as part of the American Experience series on PBS. This fascinating piece gives a huge amount of background information on both Welles and Hearst and shows how they were (as ironic as it may seem) peas in a pod. While Welles scholars have criticized this piece for making too much of the similarities between Welles and Hearst, it can't be denied that the two were self-absorbed pigheaded fools at times, something that actually led to detrimental results for both them, both within the context of the release of Citizen Kane, and beyond. That said, it certainly can't be argued that Welles was obviously way left of center politically and Hearst was just as obviously his polar opposite. Filled with enormous amounts of archival footage and stills, as well as copious interviews, The Battle Over Citizen Kane is documentary filmmaking at its finest, a compelling and unforgettable story told with a minimum of fuss and bother, and a lot of intriguing detail."
The UCE comes with the Bluray and 2 DVD in a digipak in an outer slipbox. The Bluray and DVD1 are the same as above, but the 2nd DVD has the HBO Film RKO 281 plsu a few other extras
Again from bluray.com
RKO 281 (1.78:1; 1:26:47) is a well done HBO telefilm which is based in part on The Battle Over Citizen Kane. RKO 281 was the original in-house production number for Citizen Kane. Liev Schreiber does a good job as Welles and James Cromwell is excellent as William Randolph Hearst, though the film takes more than a few liberties with each man's life and it includes a fanciful one on one meeting between the two. Quite a bit of production information is imparted as the movie takes a look at the often revolutionary filming techniques Welles employed to achieve his vision. Melanie Griffith is not especially well cast as Marion Davies (and that bright red lipstick she wears seems to be oddly smeared across her face), but Roy Scheider makes an oddly compelling RKO chief George Schaefer. Note how director Benjamin Ross repeatedly apes Welles' own Kane approach, with an early newsreel sequence and lots of low angle shots revealing ceilings.
Orson Welles Citizen Kane Hardback Book. This mini-book (roughly the size of a slimline DVD case) is printed on glossy paper and includes some great illustrations and photos, including storyboards, candids and scenes from the film. A brief overview of Welles and the film is also included.
Reproductions of original key art and advertisements on cardstock
Reproductions of several RKO letters and tangentially related paper from Welles and others
Reproduction of Opening Night Souvenir Program
My opinion the UCE is by far the better release esp if it's only a dollar or 2 more. There was also an even better CK that added the standalone DVD of The Magnificant Ambersons to the UCE.
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