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Uniform Title Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (Motion picture). English.
Title The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts / written by Carl Mayer and Hans Janowitz ; Decla Film-Gesellschaft ; directed by Robert Wiene.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Kino on Video, [1919]


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD CABINET    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  FOREIGN FILM DVD CABI    Check Shelf
Edition Restored authorized edition.
Description 1 videodisc (74 min.) : silent, color tinted with black and white segments ; 4 3/4 in..
Series German expressionism collection
German expressionism collection.
System Details DVD.
Cast Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover, Hans Hainz v. Twardowsky, Rudolph Lettinger. Genuine: Fern Andra.
Credits Photographed by Willy Hameister ; music, Timothy Brock ; reconstructed by the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv of Germany.
Note Originally produced in Germany as motion pictures in 1919.
Supplemental features: 43-minute condensation of Robert Wiene's "Genuine : the tale of a vampire" (1920); behind-the-scenes footage of Robert Wiene on the set of I.N.R.I.; two musical scores to choose from; gallery of more than 40 photos, posters and production sketches.
Summary In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement.
Contents Special features: Genuine: the tale of a vampire (1920) - directed by Robert Wiene, a 43-minute condensation ; behind the scenes footage of Robert Wiene on the set of I.N.R.I. (1923) ; two musical scores; gallery of photos, posters, designs ; excerpt with original German intertitles.
Language Silent films with English title cards and musical accompaniment.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Sleepwalking -- Drama.
Hypnotism -- Drama.
Hypnotism and crime -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Added Author Wiene, Robert.
Mayer, Carl, 1894-1944.
Janowitz, Hans.
Brock, Timothy. Composer.
Krauss, Werner, 1884-1959
Veidt, Conrad, 1893-1943.
Feher, Friedrich.
Dagover, Lil.
Twardowski, Hans Heinrich von, 1898-1958.
Lettinger, Rudolph, 1865-1937.
Andra, Fern, 1893-1974.
Bundesarchiv (Germany). Filmarchiv.
Decla Film-Gesellschaft.
Kino International Corporation.
Added Title Genuine.
Standard No. 738329025427
Music No. K254 Kino on Video
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