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The Resource Metropolis, an UFA production, distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou

Metropolis, an UFA production, distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou

Label
Metropolis
Title
Metropolis
Statement of responsibility
an UFA production, distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou
Title variation
Complete Metropolis
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Author
Director of photography
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2026, the rich rule over the poor, who live underground. One man tries to bridge the gap between the two classes. In July 2008 a complete copy of the film was discovered with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage that had not been seen since the film's premiere in 1927. After years of restoration the sci-fi epic was re-released in theaters in 2010 as The Complete Metropolis
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Metropolis (Motion picture : 1927)
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Credits note
Photographed by Karl Freund, Günther Rittau ; music by Gottfried Huppertz ; music performed by Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin ; conducted by Frank Strobel
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles and music score
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C66 2010
PerformerNote
Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1888-1954
  • 1879-1937
  • 1908-1996
  • 1890-1969
  • 1887-1937
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  • Lang, Fritz
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Abel, Alfred
  • Helm, Brigitte
  • Fröhlich, Gustav.
  • Klein-Rogge, Rudolf.
  • Freund, Karl
  • Rittau, Günther.
  • Huppertz, Gottfried
  • Strobel, Frank.
  • Berliner Rundfunk
  • UFA (Firm)
  • Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
  • Filmmuseum Berlin--Deutsche Kinemathek
  • Museo del Cine (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
148
Series statement
Fritz Lang, the silent films
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  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Twenty-first century
  • Authoritarianism
  • Totalitarianism
  • Dystopian films
  • Labor disputes
  • Social classes
  • Social conflict
  • Robots
  • Industrialization
  • Authoritarianism
  • Dystopian films
  • Industrialization
  • Labor disputes
  • Robots
  • Social classes
  • Social conflict
  • Totalitarianism
  • Twenty-first century
Technique
live action
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production, distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Restoration carried out by Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Wiesbaden jointly with Deutsch Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin in co-operation with Museo del Cine Pablo C. Ducros Hicken, Buenos Aires. Editorial restoration: Martin Koerber, Frank Strobel, Anke Wilkening. Digital image restoration: Alpha-Omega Digital, München."
  • Release date: Nov. 23, 2010
  • Special features: "Voyage to Metropolis," a 50-minute documentary on the making and restoration of the film; interview with Paula Felix-Didier, curator of the Museo del Cine, Buenos Aires, where the missing footage was discovered; 2010 re-release trailer
  • Booklet with essay on the making, unmaking, and restoration of the movie inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn680082418
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min.)
Isbn
9786313841936
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329071325
Other physical details
sound, color;
Publisher number
K713
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)680082418
System details
Blu-ray (requires Blu-ray player), region A, full screen (1.33:1, 1920x1080p), DTS-HD master audio 5.1
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Metropolis, an UFA production, distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Restoration carried out by Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Wiesbaden jointly with Deutsch Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin in co-operation with Museo del Cine Pablo C. Ducros Hicken, Buenos Aires. Editorial restoration: Martin Koerber, Frank Strobel, Anke Wilkening. Digital image restoration: Alpha-Omega Digital, München."
  • Release date: Nov. 23, 2010
  • Special features: "Voyage to Metropolis," a 50-minute documentary on the making and restoration of the film; interview with Paula Felix-Didier, curator of the Museo del Cine, Buenos Aires, where the missing footage was discovered; 2010 re-release trailer
  • Booklet with essay on the making, unmaking, and restoration of the movie inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn680082418
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (148 min.)
Isbn
9786313841936
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329071325
Other physical details
sound, color;
Publisher number
K713
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)680082418
System details
Blu-ray (requires Blu-ray player), region A, full screen (1.33:1, 1920x1080p), DTS-HD master audio 5.1
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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