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The Resource M, Nero-Film Zeigt ; ein Fritz Lang Film ; Janus Films ; screenplay, Fritz Lang, Thea von Habou ; producer, Seymour Nebenzal, (videorecording)

M, Nero-Film Zeigt ; ein Fritz Lang Film ; Janus Films ; screenplay, Fritz Lang, Thea von Habou ; producer, Seymour Nebenzal, (videorecording)

Label
M
Title
M
Statement of responsibility
Nero-Film Zeigt ; ein Fritz Lang Film ; Janus Films ; screenplay, Fritz Lang, Thea von Habou ; producer, Seymour Nebenzal
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
  • ger
Summary
When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down. The story is based on the Düsseldorf child murders of 1929
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
M (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematography, Fritz Arno Wagner ; editing, Paul Falkenberg
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In German, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.A2
LC item number
C75 2004 v.30
PerformerNote
Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke, Theodor Loos, Gustaf Gründgens, Friedrich Gnass, Fritz Odemar, Paul Kemp, Theo Lingen, Rudolf Blümner, Georg John, Rosa Valetti
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1888-1954
  • 1893-1965
  • 1883-1954
  • 1892-1958
  • 1903-1978
  • d. 1934
  • 1894-1958
  • 1930-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Harbou, Thea von
  • Nebenzal, Seymour
  • Lorre, Peter
  • Widmann, Ellen
  • Landgut, Inge
  • Wernicke, Otto
  • Loos, Theodor
  • Gründgens, Gustaf
  • Gnass, Friedrich
  • Odemar, Fritz
  • Kemp, Paul
  • Lingen, Theo
  • Blümner, Rudolf
  • John, Georg
  • Valetti, Rosa
  • Wagner, Fritz Arno
  • Falkenberg, Paul
  • Kaes, Anton
  • Rentschler, Eric
  • Friedkin, William
  • Chabrol, Claude
  • Nero-Film A.G
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • German language materials
  • Feature films
  • Serial murders
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Organized crime
  • DVDs
Technique
live action
Label
M, Nero-Film Zeigt ; ein Fritz Lang Film ; Janus Films ; screenplay, Fritz Lang, Thea von Habou ; producer, Seymour Nebenzal, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cast list and production credits from program notes
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1931
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by German film scholars Anton Kaes & Eric Rentschler; color bars
  • Special features (disc 2): "Conversation with Fritz Lang" by William Friedkin (c1975, 49 min.); "M le maudit" short film by Claude Chabrol (c1982, 11 min.); interview with Chabrol about Lang (7 min.); interview with Harold Nebenzal, the son of producer Seymour Nebenzal (c2004, 14 min.); classroom tapes of editor Paul Falkenberg discussing "M" and its history (c1976-1977, 36 min.); "The physical history of M" featurette (c2004, 25 min.); gallery, with production stills, behind-the-scenes photos and production sketches by art director Emil Hasler
  • Booklet includes an essay by film critic Stanley Kauffman ("The mark of 'M'"); 3 contemporaneous articles about the film ("My film 'M' : a factual report", "Fritz Lang's 'M' : filmed sadism" & "Gangsters, too, have their professional honor"); interview with Lang by Gero Gandert ("Fritz Lang on 'M' : an interview", c1963)
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements. Conversation with Fritz Lang / William Friedkin -- M le maudit / Claude Chabrol -- Paul Falkenberg discussing the film and its history -- Interview with Harold Nebenzal -- A physical history of M -- Stills gallery, with behind-the-scenes photos and production sketches by art director Emil Hasler
Control code
ocm56795847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; standard format 1.19:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (110 min.)
Isbn
9780780029095
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429197820
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
MMM030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56795847
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
M, Nero-Film Zeigt ; ein Fritz Lang Film ; Janus Films ; screenplay, Fritz Lang, Thea von Habou ; producer, Seymour Nebenzal, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Cast list and production credits from program notes
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1931
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by German film scholars Anton Kaes & Eric Rentschler; color bars
  • Special features (disc 2): "Conversation with Fritz Lang" by William Friedkin (c1975, 49 min.); "M le maudit" short film by Claude Chabrol (c1982, 11 min.); interview with Chabrol about Lang (7 min.); interview with Harold Nebenzal, the son of producer Seymour Nebenzal (c2004, 14 min.); classroom tapes of editor Paul Falkenberg discussing "M" and its history (c1976-1977, 36 min.); "The physical history of M" featurette (c2004, 25 min.); gallery, with production stills, behind-the-scenes photos and production sketches by art director Emil Hasler
  • Booklet includes an essay by film critic Stanley Kauffman ("The mark of 'M'"); 3 contemporaneous articles about the film ("My film 'M' : a factual report", "Fritz Lang's 'M' : filmed sadism" & "Gangsters, too, have their professional honor"); interview with Lang by Gero Gandert ("Fritz Lang on 'M' : an interview", c1963)
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements. Conversation with Fritz Lang / William Friedkin -- M le maudit / Claude Chabrol -- Paul Falkenberg discussing the film and its history -- Interview with Harold Nebenzal -- A physical history of M -- Stills gallery, with behind-the-scenes photos and production sketches by art director Emil Hasler
Control code
ocm56795847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; standard format 1.19:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (110 min.)
Isbn
9780780029095
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429197820
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
MMM030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56795847
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
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