Franklin

Kameradschaft / directed by G.W. Pabst ; screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda, Peter Martin Lempel, Herbert Rappaport, Karl Otten, Anna Gmeyner ; produced by Seymour Nebenzal.

Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm)
4 3/4 in.
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Edition:
DVD special edition.
Series:
Criterion collection ; 908.
The Criterion collection ; 908
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Standardized Title:
Kameradschaft (Motion picture)
Other Title:
Also known as: Comradeship
Subjects:
Coal mine accidents -- France -- Courrières -- Drama.
Rescues -- France -- Courrières -- Drama.
Coal miners -- Europe -- Drama.
Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Drama.
Coal mine accidents.
Rescues.
Form/Genre:
Action and adventure films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Disaster films.
Motion pictures, German.
Language:
In German and French; optional subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen (1.19:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
digital
optical
mono
1.0 Dolby Digital
full screen (1.19:1)
NTSC
video file
DVD video
region 1
Summary:
Set in 1919 but based on a real incident from 1906. A coal mine collapses on the frontier between Germany and France, trapping a team of French miners inside. Workers on both sides of the border spring into action, putting aside national prejudices and wartime grudges to launch a dangerous rescue operation.
Participant:
Alexander Granach, Fritz Kampers, Daniel Mendaille, Ernst Busch, Elisabeth Wendt, Gustav Püttjer, Oskar Höcker, Héléna Manson, Andrée Ducret, Alex Bernard, Pierre-Louis, Georges Charlia, Georges Tourreil, Marcel Lesieur, Marguerite Debos, Fritz Wendhausen.
Credits:
Director of photography, Fritz Arno Wagner; editor, Jean Oser; music, G. von Rigelius.
Notes:
Film lacks title screen and credits. Title and statement of responsibility from accompanying booklet.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1931.
2K digital restoration.
Special features: new interview with film scholar Hermann Barth on the film's production; 1988 interview with Jean Oser, featuring footage from the French version of the film; 2016 interview with film scholar Jan-Christopher Horak on the historical context of the film.
Booklet contains an essay, "War is over (if you want it)" by Luc Sante and an essay, "Courrières" by Karl Otten.
Contributor:
Pabst, G. W. (Georg Wilhelm), 1885-1967, film director.
Nebenzal, Seymour, film producer.
Vajda, Ladislaus, 1877-1933, screenwriter.
Lampel, Peter Martin, 1894-1965, screenwriter.
Rappaport, Gerbert, 1908-1983, screenwriter.
Otten, Karl, 1889-1963, screenwriter.
Gmeyner, Anna, 1902-1991, screenwriter.
Granach, Alexander, 1890-1945, actor.
Kampers, Fritz, actor.
Mendaille, Daniel, 1885-1963, actor.
Busch, Ernst, 1900-1980, actor.
Wendt, Elisabeth, 1906-1980, actor.
Püttjer, Gustav, 1886-1959, actor.
Sante, Luc, writer of supplementary textual content.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9781681433967
1681433966
9780715515204
0715515209
OCLC:
1015909016
Publisher Number:
715515209410
CC2846D The Criterion Collection