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Title Die Nibelungen / Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; Decla Bioscop Film of UFA ; directed by Fritz Lang ; screenplay by Thea von Harbou
Published New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, [2002]


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Description 2 videodiscs (291 min.) : silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Contents Siegfried -- Kriemhilds rache = Kriemhild's revenge
Summary In a dramatization of the Norse myth, Siegfried fights dragons and ogres while traveling through the mystical Woden Wood, but his greatest challenge is the battle for the love of Kriemhild, King Gunther's sister ; Kriemhild is obsessed with avenging the death of Siegfried, and enlists the assistance of Attila the Hun to destroy her brother's kingdom in this dramatization of the thirteenth-century Norse legend
Notes Screen text translated to English from the original German
Based on Die Nibelungenlied
Originally released as motion pictures in 1924
Features: on the set with Fritz Lang, production design and special effects sketches, comparison of the dragon slaying scenes from Siegfried and the thief of Badgad, original 1924 score by Gottfried Huppertz performed by the Munich Radio Orchestra, essay by film scholar Jan-Christopher Horak
Credits Photography, Carl Hoffman, Gunther Rittau ; music, Gottfried Huppertz
Cast Paul Richter, Margarete Schoen, Theodor Loos, Gertrud Arnold,Hannah Ralph, Adalbert Schlettow, Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Notes DVD. Region unspecified
MPAA rating: Not rated
For private home use only
Silent with musical score
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Siegfried (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Kriemhild (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Mythology, Norse.
Foreign films -- Germany.
Genre/Form Silent films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Author Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Harbou, Thea von, 1888-1954.
Richter, Paul, 1895-1961.
Schoen, Margarete, 1895-1985.
Loos, Theodor, 1883-1954.
Huppertz, Gottfried, 1887-1937.
Decla-Bioscop (Firm)
UFA (Firm)
Kino International Corporation.
OTHER TI Siegfried (Motion picture)
Kriemhilds rache (Motion picture)