Student of Prague (1913)
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 41 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: May 25, 2004
- Originally Released: 1913
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Lyda Salmonova & Paul Wegener|
|Featured:||Grete Berger & Lothar Koemer|
|Directed by||Stellan Rye & Paul Wegener|
|Music by||Paul David Bergel|
|Screenplay by||Hanns Heinz Ewers|
|Cinematography by||Guido Seeber|
Description by OLDIES.com:
With it's Faustian theme, 1913's The Student Of Prague is one of the first "horror" movies and a true classic of German expressionist cinema. Alpha Video is pleased to present this landmark film with an original score by Paul David Bergel and completely restored title cards.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 1710 ratings.
Alpha Video is to be commended for releasing an important classic of early cinema: Paul Wegener's, "Student of Prague."
It is a pretty good print with a very good score and is virtually the only copy on the DVD market.
Student of Prague is a classic story of Balduin, a student/fencing expert who sells his soul to the devil with the expected disastrous results.
But the surprises are the sets, camera motion and exterior shots in such an early motion picture.
It is also fun to watch Wegener as a much younger (and slimmer) man than we see in his film, "The Golem."
I hope that Alpha will continue releasing early silent cinema classics especially at such an attractive price.
- Sales Rank: 3,115
- UPC: 089218441294
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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