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Metropolis

Author: Fritz LangErich PommerThea von HarbouKarl FreundGünther RittauAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino International Corp., ©1989.
Series: Collector's edition (Kino International Corporation)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Feature films
Science fiction films
Dystopian films
Expressionist films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Thea von Harbou; Thea von Harbou
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Lang; Erich Pommer; Thea von Harbou; Karl Freund; Günther Rittau; Brigitte Helm; Gustav Fröhlich; Rudolf Klein-Rogge; Alfred Abel; Heinrich George; Theodor Loos; Fritz Rasp; Kino International Corporation.; UFA (Firm)
OCLC Number: 29272024
Language Note: Silent with English intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Notes: Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou.
Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927.
A foreign film (Germany).
Credits: Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz.
Cast: Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Collector's edition (Kino International Corporation)
Other Titles: Metropolis (Motion picture : 1927)
Responsibility: directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou.

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The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors.

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