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

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

Label
Pandora's box : Die büchse der Pandora
Title
Pandora's box
Title remainder
Die büchse der Pandora
Statement of responsibility
ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky
Title variation
  • Büchse der Pandora
  • Pandora's box
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Büchse der Pandora (Motion picture : 1921)
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
PerformerNote
Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Goetz, Krafft-Raschig, Alice Roberts, Daisy d'Ora, Gustav Diessl, Michael v. Newlinsky, Siegfried Arno
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1967
  • 1906-1985
  • 1899-2000
  • 1943-
  • 1943-
  • 1927-1980
  • 1864-1918
  • 1864-1918
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pabst, G. W.
  • Brooks, Louise
  • Kortner, Fritz
  • Lederer, Francis
  • Elsaesser, Thomas
  • Doane, Mary Ann
  • Anderson, Gillian B.
  • Pentchev, Dimitar
  • Raben, Peer
  • Oliva, Stephan
  • Hoberman, J
  • Tynan, Kenneth
  • Wedekind, Frank
  • Wedekind, Frank
  • Nero-Film A.G
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
133
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Showgirls
  • Femmes fatales
  • DVDs
Technique
live action
Label
Pandora's box : Die büchse der Pandora, ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Adapted from the stage plays: Erdgeist & Die büschse der Pandora / by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • 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 booklet ("Reflections on 'Pandora's box'") 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")
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020626
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1656D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71036519
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 (orchestral score only) or Dolby digital stereo.; full screen (1.33:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Pandora's box : Die büchse der Pandora, ein Nero-Film ; regie, Georg Wilhelm Pabst ; drehbuch, Ladislaus Vajda ; produktionsleitung, Georg C. Horsetzky, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Adapted from the stage plays: Erdgeist & Die büschse der Pandora / by Frank Wedekind
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929
  • 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 booklet ("Reflections on 'Pandora's box'") 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")
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9781934121047
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020626
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1656D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71036519
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 (orchestral score only) or Dolby digital stereo.; full screen (1.33:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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