Call number: DVD-3342



MAY, Joe
Asphalt

Ufa, 1929 Producers: Erich Pommer, Joe May
Screenplay: Fred Majo (Joe May), Hans Székely, Rolf E. Vanloo, after the film novella by Rolf E. Vanloo Photography: Günther Rittau
Production design: Erich Kettelhut
Music for this edition: Karl-Ernst Sasse
		
Sergeant Major Holk		Albert Steinrück
His wife			Else Heller
Sergeant Holk, their son	Gustav Fröhlich	
Else Kramer 			Betty Amann
Consul Langen, Else's friend	Hans Adalbert Schlettow
First thief			Hans Albers
Second thief			Paul Hörbiger
Woman at the counter		Rosa Valetti
With:		    		Hermann Vallentin, Arthur Duarte, Trude Lieske, Karl Platen, Curt Vespermann, Rudolf Meinhardt-Jünger
90 minutes
German intertitles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music score

DVD
Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Brand new film restoration by F. W. Murnau-Stiftung
Newly translated optional English subtitles
New orchestral score by Karl-Ernst Sasse
Gallery of promotional materials
16-page booklet with a new essay, 'Ufa style and the end of silent cinema in Joe May's Asphalt', by R. Dixon Smith
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 7

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