Nosferatu : a symphony of horror
(DVD)

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Published
Weisbaden, Germany : [New York, NY] : Transit Film ; Distributed by Kino International, 2002, c1922.
Format
DVD
Edition
Restored authorized ed.
Physical Desc
1 DVD (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Status
Lawson McGhee Library - Silent Movie - Media collection
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Language
English
UPC
738329025328

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1922.
General Note
Based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker; freely adapted by Henrik Galeen.
General Note
Special features: lengthy excerpts from other films by F.W. Murnau: Journey into the night (1920); The haunted castle (1921); Phantom (1922); The last laugh (1924); Faust (1926); Tabu (1931); choose from two musical scores in digital stereo; photo gallery; scene comparison: novel, screenplay & film.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Fritz Arno Wagner ; art director, Albin Grau ; music composers, Gérad Hourbette, Thierry Zaboitzeff ; costume designer, Albin Grau ; film restoration Cineteca del Comune di Bologna ; Labratory ; L'Immagine Ritrovata - Bologna, Italy ; Transit Film, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung.
Participants/Performers
Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim, Alexander Granach, Greta Schroeder, Ruth Landshoff.
Description
Rather than depict Dracula as a shape-shifting monster or debonair gentleman, Murnau's Graf Orlok is a nightmarish, spidery creature with a bulbous head and taloned claws. This is perhaps the most genuinely disturbing incarnation of vampirism.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, Region 1 encoding.
Language
English intertitles.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Murnau, F. W. 1., Galeen, H., Schreck, M., Wangenheim, G. v., Granach, A., Schroeder-Matrey, G., Yorck, R., Wagner, F. A., Grau, A., Hourbette, G., Zaboitzeff, T., & Stoker, B. (20021922). Nosferatu: a symphony of horror (Restored authorized ed.). Transit Film ; Distributed by Kino International.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

F. W. 1888-1931. Murnau et al.. 20021922. Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. Weisbaden, Germany : [New York, NY]: Transit Film ; Distributed by Kino International.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

F. W. 1888-1931. Murnau et al.. Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror Weisbaden, Germany : [New York, NY]: Transit Film ; Distributed by Kino International, 20021922.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Murnau, F. W. 1888-1931., et al. Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror Restored authorized ed., Transit Film ; Distributed by Kino International, 20021922.

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