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The Resource Pandora's box, Nero-Film, AG ; screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda ; director, George Wilhelm Pabst, (DVD)

Pandora's box, Nero-Film, AG ; screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda ; director, George Wilhelm Pabst, (DVD)

Label
Pandora's box
Title
Pandora's box
Statement of responsibility
Nero-Film, AG ; screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda ; director, George Wilhelm Pabst
Title variation
Büchse der Pandora
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
  • ger
Summary
Set against the backdrop of Germany's Weimar Republic (1918-1933), the film follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes in contact with
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gunther Krampf ; art directors, Andrej Andrejew, Gottlieb Hesch
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
German intertitles with accompanying musical scores ; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
P3636737 2006
PerformerNote
Louise Brooks (Lulu), Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Goetz, Krafft-Raschig, Alice Roberts; Daisy d'Ora, Gustav Diessl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1967
  • 1906-1985
  • 1899-2000
  • 1864-1918
  • 1864-1918
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pabst, G. W.
  • Brooks, Louise
  • Kortner, Fritz
  • Lederer, Francis
  • Wedekind, Frank
  • Wedekind, Frank
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
133
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
358
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lulu (Fictitious character : Wedekind)
  • Femmes fatales
  • Showgirls
  • Women
  • Sexual dominance and submission
Technique
live action
Label
Pandora's box, Nero-Film, AG ; screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda ; director, George Wilhelm Pabst, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from the plays "Erdgeist" (1895) and "Die Büschse der Pandora" (1904) by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • Kenneth Tynan's (1927-1980) article about silent film star Louise Brooks--The girl in the black helmet--appeared in a 1979 issue of the New Yorker
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the definitive Munich Film Museum restoration ; Four musical scores, each offering its own interpretation of the film ; Audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser and Mary Ann Doane ; "Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu" (1998), a 60-minute documentary by Hugh Munro Neeley ; "Lulu in Berlin" (1971), a rare, 48-minute interview with Louise Brooks by vérité documentarian Richard Leacock and Susan Steinberg Woll ; New video interviews with Leacock, about Brooks, and Michael Pabst the director's son ; Stills gallery ; Book featuring Kenneth Tynan's 1979 essay "The girl in the black helmet", an article by Louise Brooks on her relationship with Pabst, and a new essay by critic J. Hoberman
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed..
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020626
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
CC1656D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71036519
  • (OCoLC)71036519
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., restored high-definion transfer, dual-layer, DVD-9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Pandora's box, Nero-Film, AG ; screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda ; director, George Wilhelm Pabst, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from the plays "Erdgeist" (1895) and "Die Büschse der Pandora" (1904) by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • Kenneth Tynan's (1927-1980) article about silent film star Louise Brooks--The girl in the black helmet--appeared in a 1979 issue of the New Yorker
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the definitive Munich Film Museum restoration ; Four musical scores, each offering its own interpretation of the film ; Audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser and Mary Ann Doane ; "Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu" (1998), a 60-minute documentary by Hugh Munro Neeley ; "Lulu in Berlin" (1971), a rare, 48-minute interview with Louise Brooks by vérité documentarian Richard Leacock and Susan Steinberg Woll ; New video interviews with Leacock, about Brooks, and Michael Pabst the director's son ; Stills gallery ; Book featuring Kenneth Tynan's 1979 essay "The girl in the black helmet", an article by Louise Brooks on her relationship with Pabst, and a new essay by critic J. Hoberman
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed..
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020626
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
CC1656D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71036519
  • (OCoLC)71036519
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., restored high-definion transfer, dual-layer, DVD-9
Video recording format
DVD

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