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Berlin: die Sinfonie einer Großstadt
(Berlin: The Symphony of a Great City)
Also known as [Berlin: die Symphonie einer Grosstadt], [Berlin, the Symphony of a Big City]
(1927) German
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Walther Ruttmann

Cast: (unknown)

Produced by Karl Freund. Scenario by Karl Freund and Walther Ruttmann, from an idea by Carl Mayer. Cinematography by Reimar Kuntze, Robert Baberske and Laszlo Schaffer. Music by Walther Ruttmann and Edward Meisel. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] Silent film, with synchronized music and sound effects?

Experimental.

Survival status: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Keywords: Germany: Berlin - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Baer-Film p. 22; Bardèche-History p. 252; Bohn-Light pp. 133, 134, 159, 163, 164; Limbacher-Feature p. 20 : ClasIm-220 p. 11.

Home video: DVD.

 
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