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Title Metropolis (1927).

Published Sydney : Kanopy, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Edition Reconstructed and restored edition.
Physical description 1 streaming video file (145 minutes) : black and white, sound
Notes Based on the book Metropolis (1925) by Thea von Harbou
Includes 25 minutes of footage previously thought lost to the world.
Also known as: The complete Metropolis.
Original film: Germany, 1927.
Credits Director, Fritz Lang ; screenwriter, Thea von Harbou ; producer, Erich Pommer ; music, Gottfried Huppertz ; cinematography Karl Freund, Günther Rittau.
Performers Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge.
Summary In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Audience Classification: G.
Original Version Originally produced: Germany : Universum Film (UFA), 1927.
System notes Streaming video.
Language notes Silent with music score, and with English subtitles (optional) and original German intertitles.
Other author Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976, director.
Harbou, Thea von, 1888-1954, screenwriter.
Pommer, Erich, 1889-1966, producer.
Huppertz, Gottfried, 1887-1937, composer.
Freund, Karl, 1890-1969, director of photography.
Ritau, Günther, director of photography.
Helm, Brigitte, 1908-1996, actor.
Abel, Alfred, 1879-1937, actor.
Fröhlich, Gustav, actor.
Klein-Rogge, Rudolf, actor.
UFA (Firm), production company.
Kanopy (Firm), host institution.
Subject Feature films -- Germany.
Foreign films.
Silent films.
Science fiction films.
Variant Title Complete Metropolis (1927)
Other title Complete Metropolis (1927)