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Waxworks

Author: Paul LeniHenrik GaleenHelmar LerskiJon C MirsalisWilliam DieterleAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino on Video, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Restored authorized edView all editions and formats
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The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself.
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Genre/Form: Horror films
Expressionist films
Fiction films
Feature films
Silent films
Drama
Named Person: Jack, the Ripper; Ivan, Czar of Russia; Hārūn al-Rashīd, Caliph; Hārūn al-Rashīd, Caliph; Ivan, Czar of Russia; Jack, the Ripper.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Leni; Henrik Galeen; Helmar Lerski; Jon C Mirsalis; William Dieterle; John Gottowt; Olga Belajeff; Emil Jannings; Conrad Veidt; Werner Krauss; National Film Archive (Great Britain); Neptun-Film.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 50908658
Language Note: Silent with musical score and English intertitles.
Notes: Originally produced as motion picture in Germany in 1924 by Prana Films.
"This Kino on Video edition ... was mastered from a 35mm element restored by the Cineteca del Comune di Bologna with laboratory work performed by L'Immagine Ritrovata."--Container.
Also issued as part of the box set: German horror classics.
Special features: Paul Leni's 1926 short Rebus film I; excerpt from Douglas Fairbanks's The thief of Bagdad.
Credits: Photography, Halmar Junge ; music composed and performed by Jon C. Mirsalis.
Cast: Wilhelm Dieterle, John Gottowt, Olga Belajeff, Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Kraus.
Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Contents: Special features include: Paul Leni's 1926 short Rebus film I; excerpt from Douglas Fairbanks's The thief of Bagdad.
Other Titles: Rebus film I.
Thief of Bagdad.
Wachsfigurenkabinett (Motion picture)
German horror classics.
Responsibility: the National Film Library ; [Neptun-Film] ; director, Paul Leni ; [screenplay by Henrik Galeen].

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The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself.

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