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Metropolis [electronic resource] / Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; an UFA production ; distributed by Parufamet ; director, Fritz Lang ; [produced by Erich Pommer] ; screenplay, Thea von Harbou.

Publication:
New York, NY : Kino International, 1927.
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video file (118 min.) : sd., b&w
Series:
Silent film online

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Other Title:
Fritz Lang's Metropolis
Subjects:
Feature films -- Germany.
Science fiction films.
Silent films -- Germany.
Form/Genre:
Silent films.
Feature films.
Language:
Silent film with English intertitles and subtitles and musical background.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Thea von Harbou.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1927.
Restored under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation and with the original 1927 orchestral score by Gottfried Huppertz.
Title on original container: Fritz Lang's Metropolis.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Silent film). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Abel, Alfred, 1879-1937.
Fro╠łhlich, Gustav.
George, Heinrich, 1893-1946.
Harbou, Thea von, 1888-1954.
Helm, Brigitte, 1908-1996.
Klein-Rogge, Rudolf.
Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Loos, Theodor, 1883-1954.
Pommer, Erich, 1889-1966.
Kino International Corporation.
UFA (Firm)
Kino International Corporation. , Distributor
Other format:
K275
738329027520
OCLC:
827295386
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.