Call number: DVD-3344

MURNAU, Friedrich Wilhelm
Nosferatu. Eine Symphonie des Grauens [Nosferatu] [Nosferatu. A Symphony of Horror]

Prana-Film, 1921; released 4 March 1922
Screenplay: Henrik Galeen, based on Dracula by Bram Stoker
Photography: Fritz Arno Wagner
Production design: Albin Grau
Music for this edition: Hans Erdmann (1921), restored by Berndt Heller
Count Orlok 				Max Schreck 
Thomas Hutter    			Gustav von Wangenheim 
Ellen Hutter, his wife			Greta Schröder 
Harding, a ship-owner    		Georg H. Schnell 
Ruth, his sister    			Ruth Landshoff 
Professor Sievers, the town doctor    	Gustav Botz 
Knock, a property agent    		Alexander Granach 
Professor Bulwer, a paracelsian    	John Gottowt 
Captain of the Empusa    		Max Nemetz 
First sailor    			Wolfgang Heinz 
Second sailor				Albert Venohr
Guard in asylum    			Heinrich Witte 
Innkeeper   	 			Guido Herzfeld 
Student with Bulwer    			Karl Etlinger 
Hospital doctor    			Hardy von Francois 
Hospital nurse   			Fanny Schreck
93 minutes
German intertitles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music score, tinted

On 2 DVDs

This is DVD 1, containing the film

Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Languages Newly translated optional English subtitles
Features The officially licenced 2007 restoration by F. W. Murnau-Stiftung and Luciano Berriatúa featuring the original Hans Erdmann score - previously unheard for over 85 years - and the original German intertitles
Full-length commentary track by R. Dixon Smith with Brad Stevens.
80-page book containing articles by Thomas Elsaesser, Gilberto Perez and Enno Patalas (former director of the Münchner Stadtmuseum/Filmmuseum, where he was responsible for the restoration of Nosferatu); a newly translated archival piece on vampires by the film's producer Albin Grau; notes on the film's restoration; and archival imagery.
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 64

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