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The Resource Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu, Janus Films ; Film Museum München ; ein Nero-Film ; Regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; Drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; Produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky ; Kameramann, Günther Krampf

Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu, Janus Films ; Film Museum München ; ein Nero-Film ; Regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; Drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; Produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky ; Kameramann, Günther Krampf

Label
Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu
Title
Die Büchse der Pandora
Title remainder
Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Film Museum München ; ein Nero-Film ; Regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; Drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; Produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky ; Kameramann, Günther Krampf
Title variation
Pandora's box
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Art directors, Andrej Andrejew, Gottlieb Hesch ; graphic designer, Marcel Tuszkay
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
Silent, with musical accompaniment & German intertitles; optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Goetz, Krafft-Raschig, Alice Roberts, Daisy d'Ora, Gustav Diessl, Michael v. Newlinsky, Siegfried Arno
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1967.
  • 1877-1933.
  • 1906-1985
  • 1899-2000.
  • 1862-1932.
  • 1906-1985.
  • 1913-2010
  • 1899-1948.
  • 1891-1964.
  • 1895-1975.
  • 1864-1918
  • 1864-1918
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pabst, G. W.
  • Vajda, Ladislaus
  • Horsetzky, Georg C.
  • Krampf, Günther.
  • Brooks, Louise
  • Kortner, Fritz
  • Lederer, Francis
  • Goetz, Carl
  • Krafft-Raschig.
  • Roberts, Alice
  • D'Ora, Daisy
  • Diessl, Gustav
  • Newlinsky, Michael von
  • Arno, Sig
  • Wedekind, Frank
  • Wedekind, Frank
  • Janus Films
  • Münchner Stadtmuseum
  • Nero-Film A.G
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
133
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
358
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Femmes fatales
  • Young women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Prostitution
  • Sex
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu, Janus Films ; Film Museum München ; ein Nero-Film ; Regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; Drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; Produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky ; Kameramann, Günther Krampf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from the stage plays: Erdgeist & Die Büschse der Pandora / by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • "New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the definitive Munich Film Museum restoration"--Container
  • Accompanying booklet ("Reflections on 'Pandora's box'") includes essays by film critic J. Hoberman ("Opening 'Pandora's box'"), film critic Kenneth Tynan ("The girl in the black helmet"), & actress Louise Brooks ("Pabst and Lulu")
  • Special features (disc 1): Optional audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser & Mary Ann Doane; Four different musical scores (orchestral score by Gillian Anderson, cabaret score by Dimitar Pentchev, modern orchestral score by Peer Raben, piano improvisation by Stéphan Oliva)
  • Special features (disc 2): "Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu" (documentary film by Hugh Munro Neeley ; 1998, 60 min.); "Lulu in Berlin" (documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock & Susan Steinberg Woll interview actress Louise Brooks ; 1984, 48 min.); "The shadow of my father : Michael Pabst on G.W. Pabst's 'Pandora's box'" (interview with director G.W. Pabst's son by Richard Leacock ; 2006, 34 min. ; in German, with optional English subtitles); stills gallery
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020626
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1656D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71036519
  • (Sirsi) o71036519
  • (OCoLC)71036519
  • 496993
  • 496993
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 (orchestral score only) or Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu, Janus Films ; Film Museum München ; ein Nero-Film ; Regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; Drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; Produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky ; Kameramann, Günther Krampf
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from the stage plays: Erdgeist & Die Büschse der Pandora / by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • "New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the definitive Munich Film Museum restoration"--Container
  • Accompanying booklet ("Reflections on 'Pandora's box'") includes essays by film critic J. Hoberman ("Opening 'Pandora's box'"), film critic Kenneth Tynan ("The girl in the black helmet"), & actress Louise Brooks ("Pabst and Lulu")
  • Special features (disc 1): Optional audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser & Mary Ann Doane; Four different musical scores (orchestral score by Gillian Anderson, cabaret score by Dimitar Pentchev, modern orchestral score by Peer Raben, piano improvisation by Stéphan Oliva)
  • Special features (disc 2): "Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu" (documentary film by Hugh Munro Neeley ; 1998, 60 min.); "Lulu in Berlin" (documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock & Susan Steinberg Woll interview actress Louise Brooks ; 1984, 48 min.); "The shadow of my father : Michael Pabst on G.W. Pabst's 'Pandora's box'" (interview with director G.W. Pabst's son by Richard Leacock ; 2006, 34 min. ; in German, with optional English subtitles); stills gallery
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020626
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1656D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71036519
  • (Sirsi) o71036519
  • (OCoLC)71036519
  • 496993
  • 496993
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 (orchestral score only) or Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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