Metropolis
(DVD)

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Central - Adult DVDDVD SF METROChecked OutOctober 8, 2021

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Format
DVD
Edition
Restored authorized edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Language
English
UPC
738329027520

Notes

General Note
Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz.
General Note
Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou.
General Note
Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; Enno Patalas, commentary.
Participants/Performers
Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrüchen.
Description
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.
System Details
DVD.
Language
Silent with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Audio commentary in English, German, French and Spanish. Musical accompaniment.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Lang, F., Pommer, E., Harbou, T. v., Freund, K., Rittau, G., Helm, B., Fröhlich, G., Klein-Rogge, R., Abel, A., George, H., Loos, T., & Rasp, F. (2002). Metropolis (Restored authorized edition.). Kino International Corporation.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fritz Lang et al.. 2002. Metropolis. New York, NY: Kino International Corporation.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fritz Lang et al.. Metropolis New York, NY: Kino International Corporation, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lang, Fritz, et al. Metropolis Restored authorized edition., Kino International Corporation, 2002.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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