Metropolis

Berlin: Universum Film [UFA], Circa 1927. Vintage reference photograph from the landmark 1927 silent film, showing masses of slaves constructing of the Tower of Babel. With the UFA logo to the bottom right corner.

Based on the 1925 novel by director Fritz Lang's then-wife Thea von Harbou, who also adapted her novel for the screen. One of the most enduring and important films of the silent era, an expressionist masterpiece which stands unparalleled today. Still photographs from the original UFA release are rare.

Set in the fictional city of Metropolis.

9 x 6.5 inches. Lightly age-toned, else Near Fine.

Ebert I. Eureka Masters of Cinema 16. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Rosenbaum 1000. Schrader 5.


[Book #152720]

Price: $850.00