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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • ger
  • ger
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Metropolis (Motion picture : 1927)
Credits note
Set design, Otto Hunte, Erich Kettelhut, Karl Vollbrecht ; camera, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz
Language note
Silent with English, French, or Spanish intertitles; optional audio commentary and documentary in English with optional French, Spanish, or English subtitles
PerformerNote
Alfred Abel, Gustav Frohlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger, Heinrich George, Brigitte Helm
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1888-1954
  • 1879-1937
  • 1891-1976
  • 1883-1954
  • 1896-1970
  • 1893-1946
  • 1908-1996
  • 1887-1937
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Abel, Alfred
  • Fröhlich, Gustav
  • Klein-Rogge, Rudolf
  • Rasp, Fritz
  • Loos, Theodor
  • Biswanger, Erwin
  • George, Heinrich
  • Helm, Brigitte
  • Huppertz, Gottfried
  • Patalas, Enno
  • UFA (Firm)
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twenty-first century
  • Machinery
  • Employee rights
Technique
live action
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released 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
  • Special features include: audio commentary by film historian Enno Patalas ; film retrospective featurette ; restoration featurette ; production stills ; architectural sketches ; costume designs ; posters ; cast & crew biographies ; chapter access
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm51679740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized ed., full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Lccn
00390823
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00390823
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released 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
  • Special features include: audio commentary by film historian Enno Patalas ; film retrospective featurette ; restoration featurette ; production stills ; architectural sketches ; costume designs ; posters ; cast & crew biographies ; chapter access
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm51679740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized ed., full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Lccn
00390823
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00390823
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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