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The Resource Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage, Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; [produced by Erich Pommer], (videorecording)

Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage, Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; [produced by Erich Pommer], (videorecording)

Label
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage
Title
Faust
Title remainder
eine deutsche Volkssage
Statement of responsibility
Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; [produced by Erich Pommer]
Title variation
F.W. Murnau's Faust
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Related
Cataloging source
VVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Carl Hoffmann ; English intertitles, John Stone ; video producer, David Shepard
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
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
  • 1873-1946
  • 1893-1972
  • 1865-1944
  • 1894-1938
  • 1885-1978
  • 1907-1991
  • 1885-1947
  • 1888-1961
  • 1749-1832
  • 1893-1962
  • 1892-1947
  • 1889-1966
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kyser, Hans
  • Murnau, F. W.
  • Ekman, Gösta
  • Jannings, Emil
  • Horn, Camilla
  • Richard, Frieda
  • Dieterle, William
  • Guilbert, Yvette
  • Barclay, Eric
  • Ralph, Hanna
  • Fuetterer, Werner
  • Hoffmann, Carl
  • Stone, John
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  • Brock, Timothy
  • Shepard, David
  • Herlth, Robert
  • Horak, Jan-Christopher
  • Lubitsch, Ernst
  • Pommer, Erich
  • UFA (Firm)
  • Kino International Corporation
  • Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
  • Transit Film
  • Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
Runtime
222
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Faust
  • Soul
  • Mephistopheles (Legendary character)
  • Demonology
Technique
live action
Label
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage, Manuskript, Hans Kyser ; Regie, F.W. Murnau ; [produced by Erich Pommer], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Silent, with added musical accompaniments
  • Some credits from container
  • 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 Goethe
  • Originally produced as a German motion picture by UFA in 1926
  • German version recorded in 5.1 stereo. surround or 2.0 stereo
  • 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; lost screen test footage of Ernst Lubitsch's abandoned 1923 production Marguerite and Faust; additional piano score by Perez de Azpeitia, adapted from the original 1926 orchestral arrangement; notes on the Mont Alto score
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1]. Restored German version (106 min.) / Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung. The language of shadows : "Faust" -- [disc 2]. Previous U.S. release version (116 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored deluxe ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329064921
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • K649
  • K649A
  • K649B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn312507275
  • (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 ; [produced by Erich Pommer], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Silent, with added musical accompaniments
  • Some credits from container
  • 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 Goethe
  • Originally produced as a German motion picture by UFA in 1926
  • German version recorded in 5.1 stereo. surround or 2.0 stereo
  • 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; lost screen test footage of Ernst Lubitsch's abandoned 1923 production Marguerite and Faust; additional piano score by Perez de Azpeitia, adapted from the original 1926 orchestral arrangement; notes on the Mont Alto score
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1]. Restored German version (106 min.) / Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung. The language of shadows : "Faust" -- [disc 2]. Previous U.S. release version (116 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Restored deluxe ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329064921
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • K649
  • K649A
  • K649B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn312507275
  • (OCoLC)312507275
System details
DVD, NTSC; digital stereo; 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD

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