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At last, an expressionist silent classic that takes full advantage of cinematic principles. The legendary E.A. Dupont goes in for subjective-emotional effects of which Hitchcock would approve, and cameraman Karl Freund and effects wizard Eugen Schüfftan pull off spectacular visuals and special effects. No wonder this was a huge hit in America, it’s way ahead of its time (and ours, in some ways).

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1925 / Color tinted / 1:33 Silent Ap / 95 min. / Street Date August 22, 2017 / available through Kino Lorber / 29.95

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Lya De Putti, Warwick Ward, Alice Hechy, Georg John, Kurt Gerron.

Cinematography: Karl Freund, Karl Hoffman

Art Director: Alfred Junge, Oscar Friedrich Werndorff

Visual Effects: Eugen Schüfftan

Original Music: Erno Rapee

From the book Der Eid des Stephan Huller by Felix Hollaender

Produced by Erich Pommer

Written and Directed by E. A. Dupont

We carefully studied this show in film school, in a mangled
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