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The cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Author: Erich PommerRobert WieneCarl MayerHans JanowitzWerner KrausAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Budget Video/Hollywood Home Video, 1980.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young man named Francis suspects that Dr. Caligari, the travelling hypnotist who performs with his sleep-walking assistant Cesare, is a murderer. He believes that Cesare also kills while under the doctor's spell. Francis' sweetheart Jane is attacked and carried off by Cesare, but she manages to escape. During the search for her, Francis goes to an insane asylum hoping to find Cesare and discovers that the director  Read more...
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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; Werner Kraus; Conrad Veidt; Lil Dagover; Decla Film-Gesellschaft.; Goldwyn Pictures Corporation.; Film Renters, Inc.; Famous Films Productions.; Hollywood Home Theatre.; Budget Video.
OCLC Number: 42508638
Notes: An originally silent motion picture with English intertitles and added music soundtrack.
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 as a motion picture in 1919.
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.
Credits: Photography, Karl Freund ; settings, Herlth & Roehrig, Hermann d'Warmm ; original soundtrack, Clubfoot Orchestra.
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) (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
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 young man named Francis suspects that Dr. Caligari, the travelling hypnotist who performs with his sleep-walking assistant Cesare, is a murderer. He believes that Cesare also kills while under the doctor's spell. Francis' sweetheart Jane is attacked and carried off by Cesare, but she manages to escape. During the search for her, Francis goes to an insane asylum hoping to find Cesare and discovers that the director of the asylum is none other than the insane Dr. Caligari. It is then revealed that Francis himself is a patient in a mental institution.

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