Call number: DVD-3349

MURNAU, Friedrich Wilhelm
Herr Tartüff [Tartuffe]

Ufa, Berlin, 1926; premiere 20 November 1925, Vienna; 25 January 1926, Berlin
Producer: Erich Pommer
Screenplay: Carl Mayer, from the play by Molière
Photography: Carl Freund
Production design: Robert Herlth, Walter Röhrig
Original music: Giuseppe Becca
Alternative music for this edition: Javier Pérez de Azpeitia
Herr Tartüff			Emil Jannings		
Herr Orgon			Werner Krauss		
Frau Elmire, Herr Orgon's wife	Lil Dagover		
Dorine				Lucie Höflich		
The grandson 			André Mattoni	 
The old man			Hermann Picha
The servant girl		Rosa Valetti
63 minutes
German intertitles with optional English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles, silent with added music score, tinted

Region code
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Languages Menu languages: German, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
Optional English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles
Features Tartüff, der verschollene Film (Tartuffe - The Lost Film), directed by Luciano Berriatúa, 41 minutes, in German or Spanish with optional English, French, and Portuguese subtitles
Biographies of the director, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, the producer, Erich Pommer, the scriptwriter, Carl Freund, the production designers, Robert Herlth and Walter Röhrig, the composer, Giuseppe Becca and the actors Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss, Lil Dagover , Lucie Höflich, André Mattoni, Hermann Picha and Rosa Valetti
Gallery containing 58 rare production stills
16-page booklet with a new essay by R. Dixon Smith
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 4

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