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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
monochrome rdacc
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)