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The Resource Die büchse der Pandora : Pandora's box, ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky

Die büchse der Pandora : Pandora's box, ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky

Label
Die büchse der Pandora : Pandora's box
Title
Die büchse der Pandora
Title remainder
Pandora's box
Statement of responsibility
ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky
Title variation
Pandora's box
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
A beautiful young dancer is forced to flee her native Germany after a scuffle with her wealthy fiancee leaves him dead
Related
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 by the MPAA
Language note
Silent , with musical accompaniment & German intertitles; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
P3636737 2006
PerformerNote
Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Goetz, Krafft-Raschig, Alice Roberts, Daisy d'Ora, Gustav Diessl, Michael v. Newlinsky, Siegfried Arno
Runtime
133
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
358
Technique
live action
Label
Die büchse der Pandora : Pandora's box, ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from the stage plays: Erdgeist & Die büschse der Pandora / by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • Accompanying booklet ("Reflections on 'Pandora's box'") [DVD 4181-suppl.] includes essays by film critic J. Hoberman ("Opening 'Pandora's box'"), film critic Kenneth Tynan ("The girl in the black helmet"), & actress Louise Brooks ("Pabst and Lulu")
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser & Mary Ann Doane; four different musical scores (orchestral score by Gillian Anderson, cabaret score by Dimitar Pentchev, modern orchestral score by Peer Raben, piano improvisation by Stéphan Oliva)
  • Special features (disc 2): "Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu" (documentary film by Hugh Munro Neeley ; 1998, 60 min.); "Lulu in Berlin" (documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock & Susan Steinberg Woll interview actress Louise Brooks ; 1971, 48 min.); "The shadow of my father : Michael Pabst on G.W. Pabst's 'Pandora's box'" (interview with director G.W. Pabst's son by Richard Leacock ; 2006, 34 min. ; in German, with optional English subtitles); stills gallery
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4181-s
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
  • UtOrBLW
  • (IMDb)tt0018737
  • (OCoLC)ocn377413411
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 (orchestral score only) or Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Die büchse der Pandora : Pandora's box, ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from the stage plays: Erdgeist & Die büschse der Pandora / by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • Accompanying booklet ("Reflections on 'Pandora's box'") [DVD 4181-suppl.] includes essays by film critic J. Hoberman ("Opening 'Pandora's box'"), film critic Kenneth Tynan ("The girl in the black helmet"), & actress Louise Brooks ("Pabst and Lulu")
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser & Mary Ann Doane; four different musical scores (orchestral score by Gillian Anderson, cabaret score by Dimitar Pentchev, modern orchestral score by Peer Raben, piano improvisation by Stéphan Oliva)
  • Special features (disc 2): "Louise Brooks : looking for Lulu" (documentary film by Hugh Munro Neeley ; 1998, 60 min.); "Lulu in Berlin" (documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock & Susan Steinberg Woll interview actress Louise Brooks ; 1971, 48 min.); "The shadow of my father : Michael Pabst on G.W. Pabst's 'Pandora's box'" (interview with director G.W. Pabst's son by Richard Leacock ; 2006, 34 min. ; in German, with optional English subtitles); stills gallery
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4181-s
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
  • UtOrBLW
  • (IMDb)tt0018737
  • (OCoLC)ocn377413411
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 (orchestral score only) or Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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