The Resource The hands of Orlac, TF Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; direction, Robert Wiene ; photography, Günther Krampf, Hans Androschin ; adapted by Louis Nerz from the novel by Maurice Renard, (videorecording)

The hands of Orlac, TF Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; direction, Robert Wiene ; photography, Günther Krampf, Hans Androschin ; adapted by Louis Nerz from the novel by Maurice Renard, (videorecording)

Label
The hands of Orlac
Title
The hands of Orlac
Statement of responsibility
TF Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; direction, Robert Wiene ; photography, Günther Krampf, Hans Androschin ; adapted by Louis Nerz from the novel by Maurice Renard
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Screenwriter
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
Charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated after a train crash and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac's father is murdered by the dead man's hands, Orlac begins a descent toward madness
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Orlacs Hände (Motion picture)
Credits note
Set design, Stefan Wessely; new music, Paul Mercer; English translator, Jason Hodges
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Silent film with musical score and English intertitles
LC call number
PN1995.75
LC item number
.H3637 2008
PerformerNote
Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Strassny, Paul Askonas, Carmen Cartellieri, Hans Homma, Fritz Kortner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1892-1976
  • 1971-
  • 1893-1943
  • 1899-1973
  • 1868-
  • 1872-1935
  • 1891-1953
  • 1874-1943
  • 1875-1939
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wiene, Robert
  • Nerz, Louis
  • Krampf, Günther
  • Androschin, Hans
  • Wessely, Stefan
  • Mercer, Paul
  • Veidt, Conrad
  • Sorina, Alexandra
  • Strassny, Fritz
  • Askonas, Paul
  • Cartellieri, Carmen
  • Homma, Hans
  • Kortner, Fritz
  • Renard, Maurice
  • Transit Film
  • Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pianists
  • Disfigured persons
  • Hand
  • Murder
  • Demoniac possession
Technique
live action
Label
The hands of Orlac, TF Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; direction, Robert Wiene ; photography, Günther Krampf, Hans Androschin ; adapted by Louis Nerz from the novel by Maurice Renard, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Les mains d'Orlac" by Maurice Renard
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1924. Film restored in 1995 by Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv, Berlin, the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, and the Deutsches Filminstitut, with the cooperation of Jugoslovenska Kinoteka, Belgrad. Video restoration in 2008 by Bret Wood, Kino International Corp
  • Special features: New HD transfer from a restored 35mm print; musical score by Paul Mercer; scene comparisons of domestic and international cuts of the film; excerpts of Maurice Renard's novel; essay by John Soister, author of the book "Conrad Veidt on screen"; trailer of "Mad love," the 1935 remake starring Peter Lorre; image gallery
Bar code
  • 31223122681613
  • 31223122681639
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329057022
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
K570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)192075554
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The hands of Orlac, TF Transit Film ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; direction, Robert Wiene ; photography, Günther Krampf, Hans Androschin ; adapted by Louis Nerz from the novel by Maurice Renard, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Les mains d'Orlac" by Maurice Renard
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1924. Film restored in 1995 by Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv, Berlin, the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, and the Deutsches Filminstitut, with the cooperation of Jugoslovenska Kinoteka, Belgrad. Video restoration in 2008 by Bret Wood, Kino International Corp
  • Special features: New HD transfer from a restored 35mm print; musical score by Paul Mercer; scene comparisons of domestic and international cuts of the film; excerpts of Maurice Renard's novel; essay by John Soister, author of the book "Conrad Veidt on screen"; trailer of "Mad love," the 1935 remake starring Peter Lorre; image gallery
Bar code
  • 31223122681613
  • 31223122681639
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329057022
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
K570
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)192075554
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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