Re: Metropolis versions

Delin, Peter (delin@zlb.de)
Thu, 23 May 2002 10:45:46 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Libbers,

the link for the cutting list is wrong. Here follows the right one:
http://cours.cegep-st-jerome.qc.ca/530-lem-p.l/decoupag.htm

Witk kind regards
Peter Delin

Jessica Rosner schrieb:
>
> ALL The Current Versions are Bad and in fact all are also ILLEGAL
> Kino just signed a deal to release the real & restored on VHS & DVD but it
> will not be till early 2002. We are releasing in THEATERS first beginning on
> July 28 in New York
> Frankly we JUST signed the contract and the owners of the film , Transit
> Films of Germany did NOTHING to stop the oodles of bootleg copies anyway
> Needless to say we will but it is going to take a LONG time to get rid of
> them. I suspect most of the PD companies releasing them, don't know and
> don't want to know it is illegal. The WORST by far is the DVD out from
> MADACY an EVIL, BOOTLEG company that releases Lots and lots of illegal films
> in very bad quality
>
> so please be patient and wait till around January and you will be able to
> get a restored print which has been a major project for a decade or more
> Alas parts of the film from its very FIRST release in 1927 are lost forever
> but the version runs around 148 minutes and has the ORIGINAL orchestral
> score
>
> Jessica
> --
> Jessica Rosner
> Kino International
> 333 W 39th St. 503
> NY NY 10018
> jrosner@kino.com
>
> > From: "Mike Boedicker" <mboedicker@hotmail.com>
> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> > Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 08:36:58 -0700 (PDT)
> > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> > Subject: Metropolis versions
> >
> > 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
> >
> > Mike Boedicker
> > Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
> > Danville Public Library
> > 319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61832
> > (217) 477-5223 ext. 123 / Fax: (217) 477-5230
> > mboedicker@hotmail.com
> > http://www.danville.lib.il.us
> >
> >
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