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Die Nibelungen
(1924)
 
2012 Kino Classics Blu-ray Disc edition

Die Nibelungen (1924), black & white, 280 minutes total (149 minutes [Siegfried] and 131 minutes [Kriemhild’s Revenge]), not rated.

Kino Lorber, unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
Pillarboxed 16:9 24fps MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, two single-sided Blu-ray Discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops (Siegfried) and chapter stops (Kriemhild’s Revenge), two-disc BD keepcase, $39.95.
DVD release date: 6 November 2012.
Country of origin: USA
This Blu-ray Disc edition from Kino Lorber features both films that constitute the Die Nibelungen cycle, Siegfried (1924) and Kriemhild’s Revenge (1924), in newly-restored versions produced by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Germany.

The films are accompanied by the original music score by Gottfried Huppertz.

The edition is supplemented with an hour-long documentary on the film.

This edition, with its high-definition video transfer producing high image quality, should be the best edition of Die Nibelungen available on home video.

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region-Free Blu-ray Disc edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
Canada: Click the logomark to purchase this Region-Free Blu-ray Disc edition from Amazon.ca. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
This Region-Free Blu-ray Disc edition is also available directly from KINO LORBER.
2012 Kino Classics DVD edition

Die Nibelungen (1924), black & white, 280 minutes total (149 minutes [Siegfried] and 131 minutes [Kriemhild’s Revenge]), not rated.

Kino Lorber, unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 24 chapter stops (Siegfried) and chapter stops (Kriemhild’s Revenge), two-disc DVD keepcase, $34.95.
DVD release date: 6 November 2012.
Country of origin: USA
This DVD edition from Kino Lorber features both films that constitute the Die Nibelungen cycle, Siegfried (1924) and Kriemhild’s Revenge (1924), in newly-restored versions produced by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Germany.

The films are accompanied by the original music score by Gottfried Huppertz.

The edition is supplemented with an hour-long documentary on the film.

This edition, with its high-definition video transfer producing high image quality, should be the best DVD edition of Die Nibelungen available.

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
Canada: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.ca. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
This Region 0 NTSC DVD edition is also available directly from KINO LORBER.
2012 Eureka Entertainment Blu-ray Disc edition

Die Nibelungen (1924), black & white, 281 minutes, Classification PG.

Eureka Entertainment, unknown catalog number (MoC 46), unknown UPC number.
Pillarboxed 16:9 24fps MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, two single-sided Blu-ray Discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, German language intertitles, optional English language subtitles, chapter stops, two-disc BD keepcase, £15.99.
DVD release date: 22 October 2012.
Country of origin: USA
This British Blu-ray Disc edition from Eureka Entertainment features both films that constitute the Die Nibelungen cycle, Siegfried (1924) and Kriemhild’s Revenge (1924), in newly-restored versions produced by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Germany.

The films are accompanied by the original music score by Gottfried Huppertz.

The edition is supplemented with an hour-long documentary on the film, and an illustrated booklet.

North American collectors will need a region-free Blu-ray Disc player to view this edition.

 
United Kingdom: Click the logomark to purchase this Region-Free Blu-ray Disc edition from Amazon.co.uk. Your purchase supports Silent Era.
2012 Eureka Entertainment DVD edition

Die Nibelungen (1924), black & white, 281 minutes, Classification PG.

Eureka Entertainment, unknown catalog number (MoC 120), unknown UPC number.
Full-frame 4:3 PAL, two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, German language intertitles, optional English language subtitles, chapter stops, two-disc DVD keepcase, £13.99.
DVD release date: 22 October 2012.
Country of origin: USA
This British PAL DVD edition from Eureka Entertainment features both films that constitute the Die Nibelungen cycle, Siegfried (1924) and Kriemhild’s Revenge (1924), in newly-restored versions produced by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Germany.

The films are accompanied by the original music score by Gottfried Huppertz.

The edition is supplemented with an hour-long documentary on the film, and an illustrated booklet.

North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.

 
United Kingdom: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 PAL DVD edition from Amazon.co.uk. Your purchase supports Silent Era.
2002 Kino on Video DVD edition

Die Nibelungen (1924), black & white, 291 minutes total (143 minutes [Siegfried] and 148 minutes [Kriemhild’s Revenge]), not rated.

Kino International, K265, UPC 7-38329-02652-3.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 24 chapter stops (Siegfried) and chapter stops (Kriemhild’s Revenge), two-disc DVD keepcase, $39.95.
DVD release date: 10 December 2002.
Country of origin: USA

This quality DVD edition from Kino features both films that constitute the Die Nibelungen cycle, Siegfried (1924) and Kriemhild’s Revenge (1924), in restored versions with newly-translated English language intertitles. The source print was assembled by F.W. Murnau Stiftung from materials held by the Munich Film Museum, Gosfilmofond film archive, the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute, and the Austrian Film Archives.

The films are accompanied by the original Gottfried Huppertz music score, performed by the Munich Radio Orchestra.

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
Canada: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.ca. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
This Region 0 NTSC DVD edition is also available directly from KINO LORBER.
Other silent era FRITZ LANG films available on home video.

Other GERMAN FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

 
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