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

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

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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1889-1966
  • 1888-1954
  • 1890-1969
  • 1908-1996
  • 1879-1937
  • 1893-1946
  • 1883-1954
  • 1891-1976
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
  • Kino International Corporation
  • UFA (Firm)
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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm51679740
  • (Sirsi) o51679740
  • (TMQ) o51679740
  • 282264
  • 282264
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm51679740
  • (Sirsi) o51679740
  • (TMQ) o51679740
  • 282264
  • 282264
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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