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Uniform Title Schatten (Motion picture). English.
Title Warning shadows [videorecording] : a nocturnal hallucination / Cineteca del Comune di Bologna, Cinémathèque Française, and the Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Foundation present ; directed by Arthur Robison.

Imprint [New York, NY] : Kino on Video, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    SCH    Available
Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series German expressionism collection
German expressionism collection.
Note Originally released as a silent motion picture in 1923.
"This version of Warning Shadows (Schatten) is based on a comparison of all existing copies, two main sources in particular: An original print, tinted and with French intertitles, from the Cinémathèque Française, and a dupe negative of an American theatrical version from the Museum of Modern Art."
Credits Edited by Rudolf Schneider and Arthur Robison ; photography, Fritz Arno Wagner ; music composed and performed by Donald Sosin; concept and design, Albin Grau.
Cast Fritz Kortner, Ruth Weyher, Gustav von Wangenheim, Alexander Granach, Fritz Rasp, Ferdinand von Alten, Max Gutstorff.
Summary Expressionist film in which a count is jealous of the attentions his wife pays to "the lover" and various other suitors. The situation comes to a head when a showman/mesmerist puts on a "shadow play" for them all, in which their emotion and passions are mirrored.
System Details DVD, full screen (1:33:1) presentation.
Language Silent film with orchestral soundtrack, no intertitles.
Subject Jealousy -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Expressionist films.
Silent films.
Motion pictures, German.
Added Author Robison, Arthur, 1888-1935. Director. Film editor.
Schneider, Rudolf, 1908-1957. Film editor.
Grau, Albin, 1894-1942.
Sosin, Donald. Composer.
Kortner, Fritz. Actor.
Weyher, Ruth, 1901-1983. Actor.
Wangenheim, Gustav von, 1895-1975. Actor.
Granach, Alexander, 1890-1945. Actor.
Cineteca comunale (Bologna, Italy)
Cinémathèque française.
Kino International Corporation.
Standard No. 738329046521
Music No. K465 Kino on Video

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