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Restored authorized edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet


General Note
Originally produced by UFA as a motion picture in 1927.
General Note
Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou.
General Note
Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz.
General Note
Includes: a 43 min. documentary, The Metropolis case, on the making of the film by Enno Patalas; optional audio commentary; photo. galleries of production stills, missing scenes, architectural sketches, and poster artwork; a short segment about the digital restoration.
Creation/Production Credits
Photography, Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; Enno Patalas, commentary.
Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrüchen.
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
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation.
Silent with English, French, or Spanish intertitles; optional audio commentary and documentary in English with optional French, Spanish, or English subtitles.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lang, F., Harbou, T. v., Helm, B., Fröhlich, G., Klein-Rogge, R., Abel, A., Loos, T., George, H., Rasp, F., Freund, K., Rittau, G., Huppertz, G., & Patalas, E. (2002). Metropolis. Restored authorized edition. New York, NY: Kino on Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fritz Lang et al.. 2002. Metropolis. New York, NY: Kino on Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fritz Lang et al., Metropolis. New York, NY: Kino on Video, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lang, Fritz, et al. Metropolis. Restored authorized edition. New York, NY: Kino on Video, 2002. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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