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Die Büchse der Pandora [videorecording] : Variationen auf des Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu / Janus Films ; Film Museum München ; ein Nero-Film ; Regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; Drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda

Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (133 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (95 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series:
Criterion collection; 358
Criterion collection ; 358
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Other Title:
Pandora's box [videorecording]
Subjects:
Wedekind, Frank, 1864-1918 -- Film adaptations.
Prostitutes -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Motion pictures, German.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Silent films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Silent film with German intertitles and English subtitles ; musical accompaniment.
System Details:
DVD, Dolby digital stereo and 5.1; Region 1; NTSC.
Summary:
Lulu, a chorus girl who uses her sexuality to destroy the lives of men and begins a downward spiral into prostitution.
Participant:
Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer.
Credits:
Camera, Günther Krampf.
Notes:
Based on the plays Die Büchse der Pandora and Erdgeist by F. Wedekind.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1929.
Special features: English audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser and Mary Ann Doane, Louis Brooks: Looking for Lulu (1998) documentary, Lulu in Berlin a 1971 interview by documentarian Richard Leacock, interviews, additional musical scores, essay collection.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
Contributor:
Pabst, G. W. (Georg Wilhelm), 1885-1967. , Director
Brooks, Louise, 1906-1985 , Actor
Kortner, Fritz. , Actor
Lederer, Francis, 1899-2000. , Actor
Wedekind, Frank, 1864-1918. , Author
Wedekind, Frank, 1864-1918. , Author
Janus Films. , Distributor
Nero-Film A.G. , Producer
Film Museum München. , Distributor
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
OCLC:
85826417
Publisher Number:
00715515020626
CC1656D Criterion Collection