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Faust [videorecording] : eine deutsche Volkssage / Ufa
DVDs DVDs | Kino on Video | c2009 | Restored deluxe ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F pt.1-2 WORLD (GERMAN))
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Imprint
New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, c2009.
Edition
Restored deluxe ed.
Descript
2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; digital stereo.
Note
Silent film, with added musical accompaniments.
German version: German intertitles with optional English subtitles. Previous U.S. release version: English intertitles.
Cast
Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frieda Richard, Wilhelm Dieterle, Yvette Guilbert, Eric Barclay, Hanna Ralph, Werner Fuetterer.
Credits
Screenplay, Hans Kyser ; director, F.W. Murnau ; cinematography, Carl Hoffmann ; director, F.W. Murnau ; intertitles, Hans Kyser ; producer, Erich Pommer.
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).
Note
Originally released as a motion picture by UFA in 1926; U.S. release version originally released in 1930.
Based on the play: Faust / by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness.
Contents
[Disc 1]. Restored German version (106 min.) ; The language of shadows : "Faust" -- [Disc 2]. Previous U.S. release version (116 min.)
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 4-09
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Title on disc surface: F.W. Murnau's Faust
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