There may not be a really decent version of Metropolis on video in any
format right now, though I haven't seen anything currently available on VHS.
However, latest word is that a Metropolis reconstruction/restoration is due
on DVD around Oct. 2002. You can check out the website covering this and
other things Metropolis at:
--On Wednesday, May 22, 2002 8:37 AM -0700 Mike Boedicker
> There seem to be a billion versions of Lang's Metropolis available.
> Which one is considered the best? (i.e. best print, transfer, and
> preferably w/o a rock score). It appears that the only DVD version
> available is awful, so I guess I'll have to go with VHS. Anyone know of
> plans to release a decent DVD?
> Thanks as always!
> Mike Boedicker
> Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
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