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The Resource Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage, Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; Ufa, (videorecording)

Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage, Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; Ufa, (videorecording)

Label
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage
Title
Faust
Title remainder
eine deutsche Volkssage
Statement of responsibility
Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; Ufa
Title variation
F.W. Murnau's Faust
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Cataloging source
VVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Carl Hoffmann ; director, F.W. Murnau ; intertitles, Hans Kyser ; producer, Erich Pommer
Language note
  • Silent, with added musical accompaniments
  • German version: German intertitles with optional English subtitles. Previous U.S. release version: English intertitles
LC call number
PT1920
LC item number
.F384 1926b
PerformerNote
Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frieda Richard, Wilhelm Dieterle, Yvette Guilbert, Eric Barclay, Hanna Ralph, Werner Fuetterer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1882-1940
  • 1888-1931
  • 1890-1938
  • 1886-1950
  • 1903-1996
  • 1749-1832
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kyser, Hans
  • Murnau, F. W.
  • Ekman, Gösta
  • Jannings, Emil
  • Horn, Camilla
  • Brock, Timothy
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  • UFA (Firm)
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
222
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  • Faust
  • Soul
  • Mephistopheles (Legendary character)
  • Demonology
Technique
live action
Label
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage, Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; Ufa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Music for German version compiled from historic photoplay music by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (c2009). Music for U.S. release version composed and conducted by Timothy Brock (c1995)
  • Based on the play: Faust / by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture by UFA in 1926
  • Special features: "The language of shadows : Faust," a 53-min. documentary on the making of the film ; set designs by Robert Herlth ; photo gallery ; essay by Jan Christopher Horak ; photo gallery ; lost screen test footage of Ernst Lubitsch's abandoned 1923 production Marguerite and Faust
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[Disc 1]. Restored German version (106 min.) ; The language of shadows : "Faust" -- [Disc 2]. Previous U.S. release version (116 min.)
Control code
ocn312507275
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored deluxe ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Isbn
7383290649214
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)312507275
System details
DVD, NTSC; digital stereo; 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage, Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; Ufa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Music for German version compiled from historic photoplay music by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (c2009). Music for U.S. release version composed and conducted by Timothy Brock (c1995)
  • Based on the play: Faust / by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture by UFA in 1926
  • Special features: "The language of shadows : Faust," a 53-min. documentary on the making of the film ; set designs by Robert Herlth ; photo gallery ; essay by Jan Christopher Horak ; photo gallery ; lost screen test footage of Ernst Lubitsch's abandoned 1923 production Marguerite and Faust
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[Disc 1]. Restored German version (106 min.) ; The language of shadows : "Faust" -- [Disc 2]. Previous U.S. release version (116 min.)
Control code
ocn312507275
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored deluxe ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Isbn
7383290649214
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)312507275
System details
DVD, NTSC; digital stereo; 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD

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