Die Nibelungen

Fritz Lang (director)
Thea von Harbou (screenwriter)
Gertrud Arnold, Margarete Schon (starring)

Germany: Decla-Bioscop / UFA, 1924. Vintage program for the German premiere of the films "Die Nibelungen: Siegfried" and "Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge" on February 14, 1924. Contains a brief essay by von Harbou, and three additional short essays on the making of the film. Photo illustrated throughout with stills of characters from the films.

Also included is a supplemental program for UFA theaters, featuring another brief essay on the film by starring actor Rudolf Klein-Rogge, information and photographs relating to UFA theaters, and advertisements. Text of both items in German.

Based on the thirteenth century epic poem "Nibelungenlied."

Program: Near Fine in heavy paper wrappers and string binding. Elegant owner name on the front wrapper, with a light diagonal crease to the same, and light fading to the edges.

Supplement program: Very Good in saddle stapled self wrappers, top right corner clipped. Splitting to the spine, with a light vertical fold crease, and a couple of small chips.

Rossler, Filmfieber, p. 51. Masters of Cinema 46.

[Book #139464]