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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
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1889-1966
  • 1888-1954
  • 1890-1969
  • 1908-1996
  • 1879-1937
  • 1893-1946
  • 1883-1954
  • 1891-1976
  • 1888-1954
  • 1887-1937
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
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Huppertz, Gottfried
  • Kino International Corporation
  • UFA (Firm)
Runtime
124
Series statement
Collector's edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social classes
  • Social conflict
  • Robots
  • Motion pictures, German
Technique
live action
Label
Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Control code
51679740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized edition
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format ; 5.1 surround sound
Terms governing use
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Control code
51679740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored authorized edition
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format ; 5.1 surround sound
Terms governing use
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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