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Metropolis [videorecording] / directed by Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou.

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Babcock Library - Ashford DVD Met (Text to phone) 33110000775992 Adult DVD Available -
Bethel Public Library DVD FOREIGN METROPOLIS (Text to phone) 34030095752330 Adult DVD Available -
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General Note:
Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz.
Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou.
Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927.
Special features: 43 min. documentary on the making of the movie, featurette of the digital restoration, photo galleries, missing scenes, architectural sketches, poster artwork, cast and crew biographies.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; Enno Patalas, commentary.
Participant or Performer Note:
Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrüchen.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Silent with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Audio commentary in English, German, French and Spanish. Musical accompaniment.
Subject: Silent films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, German.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Feature films.

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