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Waxworks [videorecording] / The National Film Library ; [Neptun-Film Production] ; director, Paul Leni ; [screenplay by Henrik Galeen].

Publication:
New York, NY : Kino on Video, c2002.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (83 min.) : si., b&w, tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Edition:
Restored authorized ed.
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Standardized Title:
Wachs Figuren Kabinett (Motion picture) English and French
Other Title:
Wachsfigurenkabinett
Subjects:
Poets -- Drama.
Waxworks -- Drama.
Hallucinations and illusions -- Drama.
Jack, the Ripper -- Drama.
Ivan IV, Czar of Russia, 1530-1584 -- Drama.
Hārūn al-Rashīd, Caliph, ca. 763-809 -- Drama.
Motion pictures, German.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Silent films.
Horror films.
Language:
Silent with musical score and English or French intertitles.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
A poet imagines scenarios in a wax museum fairground that involve Jack the Ripper, Ivan the Terrible, and Haroun al-Raschid.
Participant:
Wilhelm Dieterle, Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Kraus.
Credits:
Camera, Halmar Junge ; music composed and performed by Jon C. Mirsalis.
Notes:
Originally produced as motion picture in Germany in 1924 by Prana Films.
" ... assembled from two original release prints: one with English intertitles ... and a second with French intertitles ..."--Introductory frame.
"This Kino on Video edition ... has been mastered from a 35mm element restored by the Cineteca del Comune di Bologne with laboratory work performed by L'Immagine Ritrovata." --Introductory frame.
Supplemental features: Paul Leni's 1926 short Rebus film I; excerpt from Douglas Fairbanks's The thief of Bagdad.
Contributor:
Leni, Paul, 1885-1929. , Director
Galeen, Henrik. , Screenwriter
Dieterle, William, 1893-1972 , Actor
Jannings, Emil, 1886-1950. , Actor
Veidt, Conrad, 1893-1943 , Actor
Krauss, Werner, b. 1884. , Actor
Mirsalis, Jon C. , Composer
Neptun-Film. , Producer
National Film Archive (Great Britain) , Producer
Kino International Corporation. , Distributor
Contains:
Rebus film I.
Thief of Bagdad.
OCLC:
50908658
Publisher Number:
K256 Kino on Video