Video/Film , DVD in English

The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari

story and screenplay by Carl Mayer and Hans Janowitz ; production company, Decla Film Gesellschaft, Berlin ; director, Robert Wiene.
  • [Chatsworth, CA] : Image Entertainment, ©1997.
  • Special collector's edition
  • 1 videodisc (77 min.) ; sound, colored tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC all regions); stereo.
Also known as
  • Kabinett des Dr. Caligari
Credits
  • Design, Hermann Warm, Walter Reimann, Walter Rohrig ; photography, Willy Hameister.
Performers
  • Cast: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinz V. Twardowski, Rudulph Lettinger.
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic. Also featured on this videodisc is an excerpt of "Genuine: a tale of a vampire", a 1920 release which reunited "Caligari's" creative team.
Contents
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (72 min.)
  • Genuine: a tale of a vampire (ca. 3 min.).
Other information
  • Videodisc release of the 1919 motion picture.
  • Includes "accurate new English translation titles...a new musical score composed and conducted by Timothy Brock [which] was inspired by German avant-garde music from the early 20th century...contains an exclusive audio essay by scholar Mike Budd and a selection of original graphic materials, accessed via the on-screen menu."--Container.
  • Language: Silent with musical accompaniment and English intertitles translated from the German originals.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 43896101