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The Resource Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)

Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)

Label
Metropolis
Title
Metropolis
Statement of responsibility
an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou
Title variation
Fritz Lang's Metropolis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • ger
  • 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
WIQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; Enno Patalas, commentary
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Silent with English, French, or Spanish intertitles; optional audio commentary and documentary in English with optional French, Spanish, or English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M48 2002
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
  • 1888-1954
  • 1906-1996
  • 1879-1937
  • 1883-1954
  • 1893-1946
  • 1891-1976
  • 1890-1969
  • 1887-1937
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Helm, Brigitte
  • Fröhlich, Gustav
  • Klein-Rogge, Rudolf
  • Abel, Alfred
  • Loos, Theodor
  • George, Heinrich
  • Rasp, Fritz
  • Freund, Karl
  • Rittau, Günther
  • Huppertz, Gottfried
  • Patalas, Enno
  • UFA (Firm)
  • Kino International Corporation
  • Saarländischer Rundfunk
Runtime
124
Series statement
Collector's edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Twenty-first century
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927
  • Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou
  • Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz
  • Includes: a 43 min. documentary, The Metropolis case, on the making of the film by Enno Patalas; optional audio commentary; photo. galleries of production stills, missing scenes, architectural sketches, and poster artwork; a short segment about the digital restoration
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
unknown
Note
23.99
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51679740
  • KIN02752D
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927
  • Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou
  • Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz
  • Includes: a 43 min. documentary, The Metropolis case, on the making of the film by Enno Patalas; optional audio commentary; photo. galleries of production stills, missing scenes, architectural sketches, and poster artwork; a short segment about the digital restoration
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
unknown
Note
23.99
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51679740
  • KIN02752D
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
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