The Resource Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)

Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)

Label
Metropolis
Title
Metropolis
Statement of responsibility
directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
Member of
Cataloging source
WIQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; Enno Patalas, commentary
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Silent with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Audio commentary in English, German, French and Spanish. Musical accompaniment
PerformerNote
Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrüchen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1889-1966
  • 1888-1954
  • 1890-1969
  • 1908-1996
  • 1893-1946
  • 1883-1954
  • 1891-1976
  • 1888-1954
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Pommer, Erich
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Freund, Karl
  • Rittau, Günther
  • Helm, Brigitte
  • Fröhlich, Gustav
  • Klein-Rogge, Rudolf
  • Abel, Alfred
  • George, Heinrich
  • Loos, Theodor
  • Rasp, Fritz
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Kino International Corporation
  • UFA (Firm)
Runtime
124
Series statement
Collector's edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Foreign films
Technique
live action
Label
Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)
Instantiates
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 by UFA as a motion picture in 1927
  • Special features: 43 min. documentary on the making of the movie ; featurette of the digital restoration ; photo galleries ; missing scenes ; architectural sketches ; poster artwork ; cast and crew biographies
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm51679740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 665039
  • 644702
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by 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 by UFA as a motion picture in 1927
  • Special features: 43 min. documentary on the making of the movie ; featurette of the digital restoration ; photo galleries ; missing scenes ; architectural sketches ; poster artwork ; cast and crew biographies
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm51679740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 665039
  • 644702
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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