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Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage

Author: Hans KyserF W MurnauGösta EkmanEmil JanningsCamilla HornAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kino International, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Restored deluxe edView all editions and formats
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Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness.
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Fiction films
Silent films
Feature films
Historical films
Drama
Named Person: Faust
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Kyser; F W Murnau; Gösta Ekman; Emil Jannings; Camilla Horn; Frieda Richard; William Dieterle; Yvette Guilbert; Eric Barclay; Hanna Ralph; Werner Fuetterer; Carl Hoffmann; John Stone; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Timothy Brock; David Shepard; Robert Herlth; Jan-Christopher Horak; Ernst Lubitsch; Erich Pommer; UFA (Firm); Kino International Corporation.; Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.; Transit Film.; Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.
OCLC Number: 312507275
Language Note: German version: German intertitles with optional English subtitles. Previous U.S. release version: English intertitles.
Notes: Silent, with added musical accompaniments.
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Music for German version compiled from historic photoplay music by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (c2009). Music for U.S. release version composed and conducted by Timothy Brock (c1995).
Based on the play: Faust / by Johann Wolfgang Goethe.
Originally produced as a German motion picture by UFA in 1926.
German version recorded in 5.1 stereo. surround or 2.0 stereo.
Special features: "The language of shadows : Faust," a 53-min. documentary on the making of the film; set designs by Robert Herlth; photo gallery; essay by Jan Christopher Horak; lost screen test footage of Ernst Lubitsch's abandoned 1923 production Marguerite and Faust; additional piano score by Perez de Azpeitia, adapted from the original 1926 orchestral arrangement; notes on the Mont Alto score.
Credits: Cinematography, Carl Hoffmann ; English intertitles, John Stone ; video producer, David Shepard.
Cast: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frieda Richard, Wilhelm Dieterle, Yvette Guilbert, Eric Barclay, Hanna Ralph, Werner Fuetterer.
Description: 2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video, NTSC; digital stereo; 1.33:1.
Contents: [Disc 1]. Restored German version (106 min.) / Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung. The language of shadows : "Faust" --
[disc 2]. Previous U.S. release version (116 min.).
Other Titles: Language of shadows.
F.W. Murnau's Faust
Responsibility: Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; [produced by Erich Pommer].

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Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness.

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