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Kuhle wampe [videorecording] : oder, Wem gehört die Welt / DEFA Film ; Manuscript, Bert Brecht, Ernst Ottwalt ; Regie, S. Th. Dudow ; Weltvertrieb und Verleih, Praesens-Film.

Other Title:
Wem gehört die Welt [videorecording]
To whom does the world belong [videorecording]
Disc label: Kuhle Wampe, or who owns the world? [videorecording]
Who owns the world? [videorecording]
Publication:
Amherst, Mass. : DEFA Film Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst, c2008.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 70 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Germany -- History -- 1918-1933 -- Drama.
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Drama.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Drama.
Working class families -- Drama.
Homeless families -- Drama.
Homeless camps -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Motion pictures, German.
Language:
In German with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD ; NTSC.
Summary:
At the height of the Depression, Anni and her parents are evicted from their Berlin home and sent to Kuhle Wampe, a camp that now accommodates the ever-growing numbers of the dispossessed. The only Communist film to come out of Weimar Germany, Kuhle Wampe was swiftly banned upon Hitler's rise to power. The film is followed by a video essay by Andrew Höllering, son of the co-producer.
Participant:
Hertha Thiele, Martha Wolter, Lili Schönborn, Ernst Busch, Adolf Fischer, Max Sablotzki, Alfred Schäfer.
Credits:
Music, Hanns Eisler ; camera, Günther Krampf.
Notes:
DVD release of the 1932 motion picture.
New digitally restored transfer of the original 1932 film. Improved English subtitles, supervised by Brecht scholar Marc Silberman. Discovered in the archives! : How the Berlin worker lives (1930)-Slatan Dudow, a film essay about a Marxist artist (1974)-Original Film prologue with Herbert Jhering (1958). Before and after restoring 'Kuhle Wampe'. At the hairdresser's with Brecht and Dudow, from a 1981 interview by film historian Ralf Schenk. 'On Kuhle Wampe', an essay by Marc Silberman. 'The second life of Kuhle Wampe', by Wolfgang Klaue. Biographies & Filmographies.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Dudow, Slatan. , Director
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 , Screenwriter
Ottwalt, Ernst, 1901-1943 , Screenwriter
Thiele, Herta, 1908-1984. , Actor
Busch, Ernst, 1900-1980. , Actor
Wolter, Martha. , Actor
Schönborn, Lili. , Actor
Fischer, Adolf. , Actor
Sablotzki, Max. , Actor
Schäfer, Alfred. , Actor
Krampf, Günther. , Cinematographer
Eisler, Hanns. , Composer
Praesens Films. , Producer
University of Massachusetts at Amherst. DEFA Film Library. , Distributor
Rosengarten Family Fund.
OCLC:
298414605
Publisher Number:
192971000766
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