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
Title variation
Fritz Lang's Metropolis
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
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
Runtime
124
Series statement
Collector's edition
Target audience
adult
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
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
OCM51679740
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
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
OCM51679740
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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