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The Resource Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording/.)

Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording/.)

Label
Metropolis
Title
Metropolis
Statement of responsibility
an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou
Title variation
Fritz Lang's Metropolis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • ger
  • 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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Silent with English, French, or Spanish intertitles; optional audio commentary and documentary in English with optional French, Spanish, or English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M48 2002
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
  • 1888-1954
  • 1908-1996
  • 1879-1937
  • 1883-1954
  • 1893-1946
  • 1891-1976
  • 1890-1969
  • 1887-1937
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Helm, Brigitte
  • Fröhlich, Gustav
  • Klein-Rogge, Rudolf
  • Abel, Alfred
  • Loos, Theodor
  • George, Heinrich
  • Rasp, Fritz
  • Freund, Karl
  • Rittau, Günther
  • Huppertz, Gottfried
  • Patalas, Enno
  • UFA (Firm)
  • Kino International Corporation
  • Saarländischer Rundfunk
Runtime
124
Series statement
Collector's edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twenty-first century
  • Authoritarianism
  • Totalitarianism
  • Labor disputes
  • Robots
  • French language materials
  • Spanish language materials
  • Longs métrages
  • Authoritarianism
  • Labor disputes
  • Robots
  • Totalitarianism
  • Twenty-first century
  • World history
  • World history
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording/.)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927
  • Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou
  • Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz
  • Includes: a 43 min. documentary, The Metropolis case, on the making of the film by Enno Patalas; optional audio commentary; photo. galleries of production stills, missing scenes, architectural sketches, and poster artwork; a short segment about the digital restoration
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
Contents
Opening credits, prelude -- Shift change -- The Club of the Sons -- The eternal gardens -- Love at first sight -- The Moloch machine -- To the new Tower of Babel! -- Joh Fredersen -- Dialogue with the father -- Suspicious plans -- Freder engages Josaphat -- Freder meets Georgy -- Fredersen at Rotwang's house -- The machine man -- The call of the catacombs -- Maria's sermon -- And the power's answer -- Rotwang persecutes Maria -- Freder in the cathedral -- Rotwang hassles Maria -- The transformation -- Freder's collapse -- The dance of the whore of Babylon -- Josaphat's report for Freder -- A call for rebellion -- The storming of the heart machine -- Destroying the heart machine -- The doom of the worker's city -- Saving the children -- Witch hunt -- A stake in front of the cathedral -- Maria's rescue and Rotwang's end -- Finale and end credits
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
unknown
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51679740
  • (OCoLC)51679740
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou, (videorecording/.)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927
  • Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou
  • Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz
  • Includes: a 43 min. documentary, The Metropolis case, on the making of the film by Enno Patalas; optional audio commentary; photo. galleries of production stills, missing scenes, architectural sketches, and poster artwork; a short segment about the digital restoration
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
Contents
Opening credits, prelude -- Shift change -- The Club of the Sons -- The eternal gardens -- Love at first sight -- The Moloch machine -- To the new Tower of Babel! -- Joh Fredersen -- Dialogue with the father -- Suspicious plans -- Freder engages Josaphat -- Freder meets Georgy -- Fredersen at Rotwang's house -- The machine man -- The call of the catacombs -- Maria's sermon -- And the power's answer -- Rotwang persecutes Maria -- Freder in the cathedral -- Rotwang hassles Maria -- The transformation -- Freder's collapse -- The dance of the whore of Babylon -- Josaphat's report for Freder -- A call for rebellion -- The storming of the heart machine -- Destroying the heart machine -- The doom of the worker's city -- Saving the children -- Witch hunt -- A stake in front of the cathedral -- Maria's rescue and Rotwang's end -- Finale and end credits
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
unknown
Other control number
738329027520
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K275
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51679740
  • (OCoLC)51679740
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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