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Thrillers (Motion pictures)
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Wiene; Louis Nerz; Conrad Veidt; Alexandra Sorina; Fritz Kortner; Paul Mercer; Maurice Renard; G W Pabst; Werner Krauss; Jack Trevor; Ruth Weyher; Pavel Pavlov; Karl Abraham; Hans Neumann; Colin Ross; Hanns Sachs; Robert Lach; Curt Oertel; Guido Seeber; Ekkhard Wolk; Carl Mayer; Hans Janowitz; Friedrich Feher; Lil Dagover; Hans Heinrich von Twardowski; Fern Andra; Albin Grau; Arthur Robison; Rudolf Schneider; Kino International Corporation.
|Notes:||Title from container.
Originally released as motion pictures 1919-1926.
|Description:||4 videodiscs (348 min.) : si., sd., b&w, some color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Secrets of a soul (1926, 73 min.) / directed by G.W. Pabst --
The hands of Orlac (1924, 110 min.) / directed by Robert Wiene --
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919, 74 min.) / directed by Robert Wiene --
Warning shadows (1923, 85 min.) / directed by Authur Robinson.
|Series Title:||German expressionism collection.|
|Other Titles:||Hands of Orlac.
Secrets of a soul.
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.
Orlacs Hände (Motion picture)
Geheimnisse einer Seele (Motion picture)
Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (Motion picture)
Schatten, eine nächtliche Halluzination.
The hands of Orlac : Charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated after a train crash and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac's father is murdered by the dead man's hands, Orlac begins a descent toward madness.
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : A somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of "Genuine : the take of a vampire" (1920).
Warning shadows : Psychological study of a count who is insanely jealous of the attentions his wife pays to "the lover" and various other suitors. The situation comes to a head when a showman/mesmerist puts on a "shadow play" for them all, in which their emotions and passions are mirrored.