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Restored authorized edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.


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.
Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrüchen.
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
Silent with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Audio commentary in English, German, French and Spanish. Musical accompaniment.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rudolf. Klein-Rogge et al.. 2002. Metropolis. New York, NY: Kino International Corporation.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rudolf. Klein-Rogge et al.. Metropolis New York, NY: Kino International Corporation, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Klein-Rogge, Rudolf., et al. Metropolis Restored authorized edition., Kino International Corporation, 2002.

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