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A parent’s worst nightmare becomes reality in Fritz Lang’s 1931 German thriller M, when a little girl is murdered and her case remains unsolved. Hans Beckert—the serial killer played by Peter Lorre—is on the loose in Berlin, leaving the city restless as mass hysteria manifests. 1,006 more words
Metropolis, Happy Anniversary! Premiered in Berlin, Germany at the Ufa-Palast am Zoo Movie Theater on Monday, January 10th, 1927.
Metropolis changed the way I thought of Silent Film. Up to that point I had viewed the era as darkened, scratchy, unclear, with much over-exaggerated movements of body, face and eyes and to make matters worse there was no dialogue. 321 more words
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Were we required to characterise this age of ours by any single epithet, we should be tempted to call it, not an Heroical, Devotional, Philosophical, or Moral Age, but, above all others, the Mechanical Age.