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The cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Author: Erich PommerRobert WieneCarl MayerHans JanowitzKatharine HillikerAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Janus Films ; Los Angeles, CA : Distributed by the Voyager Co., [198-?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sideshow magician hypnotizes a sleepwalker into committing a series of murders.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Pommer; Robert Wiene; Carl Mayer; Hans Janowitz; Katharine Hilliker; Werner Krauss; Conrad Veidt; Lil Dagover; Decla Film-Gesellschaft.; Goldwyn Pictures Corporation.; Film Renters, Inc.; Famous Films Productions.; Janus Films.; Voyager Company.
OCLC Number: 18542589
Notes: An originally silent motion picture with English intertitles and added music soundtrack.
English intertitles by Katherine Hilliker. Cf. New York Times, 4-4-21 (18:1).
Reference sources attribute cinematography to Willy Hameister and settings also to Walter Reimann.
Reissue of the version released as motion picture in 35 mm. by Film Renters, inc. and distributed by Famous Films Productions in 1952.
Originally released by Goldwyn Pictures Corp. in 1921.
Previously released in Germany by Decla Film Gesellschaft in 1920 under title: Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari.
Publisher screens in color.
Initial release print tinted green, brown and blue. Cf. Adkinson, R.V. The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, p. 34.
Credits: Photography, Karl Freund ; settings, Herlth & Roehrig, Hermann d'Warmm.
Cast: Werner Kraus (Dr. Caligari), Conrad Veidt (The Somnambulist), Lil Dagover (The Girl), Hans Feher (The Student), Hans v. Twardowski (His Friend), Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Rudolf Lettinger.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (55 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (Motion picture).
Responsibility: produced by Erich Pommer ; directed by Robert Wiene ; scenario, Karl Mayer and Hans Janowitz.

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A sideshow magician hypnotizes a sleepwalker into committing a series of murders.

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