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By Phil Hall | April 1, 2005

BOOTLEG FILES 071: “Mr. Arkadin” (1955 Orson Welles offering from his European years).

LAST SEEN: Available for online viewing at

AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: Public domain bootlegs abound, but no “official” home video release.

REASON FOR DISAPPEARANCE: No copyright protection, translating into a bootleg bonanza.

CHANCES OF SEEING A DVD RELEASE: It’s out there, albeit in a dizzying selection of PD junk.

BOOTLEG OPPORTUNITIES: As abundant as opium poppies in Afghanistan.

Get the bootleg in part two of THE BOOTLEG FILES: “MR. ARKADIN”>>>

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