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Uniform Title Nosferatu (Motion picture : 1922)
Title Nosferatu [electronic resource] : a symphony of horror.

Publication Info. [United States] : Kino Lorber, Inc., 1922.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 84 min.)) : sd., col.
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Series Murnau
Murnau (Kino International Corporation)
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Credits Directed by F.W. Murnau.
Cast Max Schreck, Gustav v. Wangenheim, Greta Schroeder, G.H. Schnell, Ruth Landshoff, Gustav Botz, Alexander Granach, John Gottowt, Max Nemetz, Wolfgang Heinz, Albert Venohr.
Summary An unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, Nosferatu is the quintessential silent vampire film, crafted by legendary German director F. W. Murnau (Sunrise, Faust, The Last Laugh). Rather than depicting Dracula as a shape-shifting monster or debonair gentleman, Murnau's Graf Orlok (as portrayed by Max Schreck) is a nightmarish, spidery creature of bulbous head and taloned claws -- perhaps the most genuinely disturbing incarnation of vampirism yet envisioned. Nosferatu was an atypical expressionist film in that much of it was shot on location. While directors such as Lang and Lubitsch built vast forests and entire towns within the studio, Nosferatu's landscapes, villages and castle were actual locations in the Carpathian Mountains. Murnau was thus able to infuse the story with the subtle tones of nature: both pure and fresh as well as twisted and sinister.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912 -- Film adaptations.
Dracula, Count (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Vampires -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Horror films.
Silent films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931. Director.
Galeen, Henrik. Screenwriter.
Wagner, Fritz Arno, 1894-1958. Cinematographer.
Grau, Albin, 1894-1942. Set designer. Costume designer.
Erdmann, Hans, 1882-1942. Composer.
Heller, Berndt. Conductor.
Schreck, Max, 1879-1936. Actor.
Wangenheim, Gustav von, 1895-1975. Actor.
Schroeder-Matrey, Greta. Actor.
Schnell, Georg H., 1892-1976. Actor.
Yorck, Ruth, 1909-1966. Actor.
Botz, Gustav, 1883-1932. Actor.
Granach, Alexander, 1890-1945. Actor.
Gottowt, John, 1882-1949. Actor.
Nemetz, Max, 1884-1971. Actor.
Heinz, Wolfgang, 1900- Actor.
Venohr, Albert, 1902-1979. Actor.
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. Dracula.
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Added Title Symphony of horror
Nosferatu, eine symphonie des Grauens
Sprache der Schatten, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau und seine Filme.
Language of shadows : Murnau, the early years and Nosferatu.
Music No. MWT12307030

 
    
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