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Fritz Lang's Metropolis

Author: Fritz LangBrigitte HelmGustav FröhlichAlfred AbelThea von HarbouAll authors
Publisher: [S.l. : Excelsior ; Springfield, N.J.] : Distributed by Madacy Entertainment Group, [1996]
Series: Hollywood gold
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Excelsior collectors edView all editions and formats
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Uses science fiction and spectacular special effects to tell a story of biting social satire. In a futuristic time and place, an above ground city of lightness, culture and respectability is kept going only by the enslaved proletariat laboring beneath in the underground city: a nightmarish, cruel, amd dark place.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Lang; Brigitte Helm; Gustav Fröhlich; Alfred Abel; Thea von Harbou; UFA.; Excélsior (Firm); Madacy Entertainment Group.
OCLC Number: 35692059
Notes: Silent with musical score.
From a novel by Thea von Harbou.
Credits: Photographer, Karl Freund.
Cast: Brigitte Helm, Gustave Frohlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Theodore Loos, Fritz Rasp.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 115 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS (recorded in EP mode).
Series Title: Hollywood gold
Other Titles: Metropolis (Motion picture)
Metropolis
Responsibility: directed by Fritz Lang ; a UFA film.

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Uses science fiction and spectacular special effects to tell a story of biting social satire. In a futuristic time and place, an above ground city of lightness, culture and respectability is kept going only by the enslaved proletariat laboring beneath in the underground city: a nightmarish, cruel, amd dark place.

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