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The Resource Metropolis, Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; an Ufa production ; distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)

Metropolis, Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; an Ufa production ; distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)

Label
Metropolis
Title
Metropolis
Statement of responsibility
Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; an Ufa production ; distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou
Title variation
Fritz Lang's Metropolis
Contributor
Director
Performer
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
Cataloging source
NJR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; Enno Patalas, commentary
Language note
Silent with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Audio commentary in English, German, French and Spanish. Musical accompaniment
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M47 2003
PerformerNote
Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrüchen
Runtime
124
Technique
live action
Metropolis, Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; an Ufa production ; distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)
Label
Metropolis, Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; an Ufa production ; distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz
  • Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1927
  • Special features: 43 min. Patalas documentary on the making of the movie, featurette of the digital restoration, photo galleries, missing scenes, architectural sketches, poster artwork, cast and crew biographies
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Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Restored authorized ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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