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Title Vampyr [videorecording] / ein Film der Carl Th. Dreyer Produktion.

Published [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  8776  SEVEN DAY LOAN  DUE 24-06-19
 UniM Southbank DVD  8776  Book  SEVEN DAY LOAN  DUE 24-06-19
Uniform title Vampyr (Motion picture)
Physical description 2 videodiscs (74 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (214 p.), 1 booklet (42 p.)
Series Criterion collection ; 437.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 437.
Notes Based on the story 'Carmilla' from 'In a glass darkly' by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1932.
Special edition features: disc one: the film, The original German version in a new high-definition digital transfer from the 1998 restoration by Martin Koerber and the Cineteca di Bologna, newly credited alternate version with English text, audio commentary featuring film scholar Tony Rayns, new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc two: Carl Th. Dreyer (1966), a documentary by Jørgen Roos chronicling Dreyer's career, visual essay by scholar Casper Tybjerg on Dreyer's influences in creating Vampyr, radio broadcast from 1958 of Dreyer reading an essay about filmmaking. A booklet featuring new essays by Mark Le Fanu and Kim Newman, Koerber on the restoration, and a 1964 interview with producer and star Nicolas de Gunzburg, as well as a book featuring Dreyer and Christen Jul's original screenplay and Sheridan Le Fanu 1872 story "Carmilla," a source for the film.
Contents Disc 1 Film Opening credits -- "She must not die" -- Heeding the call -- Doctor -- Chateau -- "The Strange History of the Vampire" -- Léone -- Carriage -- Blood sacrifice -- Story of Marguerite Chopin -- Strange dream of Allan Gray -- Wandering spirit -- Casket with a view -- Vampire's grave -- Apparitions -- Mill -- Color bars (74 min.) Special features: English-text version; Commentary [audio feature with Tony Rayns].
Disc 2 Supplements Carl Th. Dreyer / Det Danske Filminstitut preæsenterer ; produceret for Dansk Kulturfilm af Jørgen Roos film ; Statens Filmcentral (1966) (30 min.) -- Visual essay / Casper Tybjerg ; producer, Issa Clubb (2008) (36 min.); Dreyer radio broadcast / Gideon Bachmann (1958) (24 min.).
Credits Screenplay, Carl Theodor Dreyer and Christen Jul ; director, Carl Theodor Dreyer ; producer, Charles Theodor Dreyer and Baron Nicolas de Gunzberg ; cinematography, Rudolph Maté ; music, Wolfgang Zeller.
Performers Julian West, Henriette Gérard, Jan Hieronimko, Sybille Schmitz, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel.
Summary A young traveler finds a remote castle, and starts seeing mysterious things, only to find that his own nightmares are coming true.
Audience Censorship rating: Not rated.
System notes DVD format, region 1, NTSC.
Language notes German dialogue with optional alternate English text or English subtitles.
Other author Dreyer, Carl Theodor, 1889-1968.
Jul, Christen.
West, Julian, 1904-1981.
Gérard, Henriette.
Hieronimko, Jan.
Schmitz, Sybille, 1909-1955.
Schutz, Maurice.
Mandel, Rena, 1901-1987.
Maté, Rudolph, 1899-1964.
Zeller, Wolfgang, 1893-1967.
Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873. Carmilla.
Rayns, Tony.
Ross, Jørgen.
Tybjerg, Casper.
Le Fanu, Mark. Vampyr's ghosts and demons.
Newman, Kim. Vampyr and the vampire.
Koerber, Martin. Some notes on the restoration of Dryer's Vampyr.
Dreyer, Carl Theodor, 1889-1968. Vampyr.
Janus Films
Conti Film G.m.b.H.
Danske filminstitut.
Dansk Kulturfilm.
Statens filmcentral (Denmark)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Subject Motion pictures, German.
Feature films -- Germany.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Vampire films.
Vampires -- Drama.
Feature films [DVD]
ISBN 9781604650464
Standard Number 715515030427
Publisher Number CC1757 The Criterion Collection