Call number: DVD-3735


LANG, Fritz
Der Tiger von Eschnapur [The Tiger of Eshnapur]

Gloria Film presents a CCC-Filmkunst (Berlin) production, in association with Rizzoli (Rome), Régina (Paris) and Critérion (Paris), 1958
Producer: Artur Brauner
Screenplay: Werner Jörg Lüddecke, from an original idea by Thea von Harbou brought world success by Richard Eichberg
Photography: Richard Angst
Production design: Willi Schatz, Helmut Nentwig
Music: Michel Michelet

		
Seetha the Temple Dancer		Debra Paget	
Engineer Harald Berger 		        Paul Hubschmid	
Maharaja Chandra 			Walther Reyer	
Dr Walter Rhode 			Claus Holm
Irene Rhode 				Sabine Bethmann	
High Priest Yama			Valerij Inkijinov	
Prince Ramigani 			René Deltgen		 
Raja Padhu 				Jochen Brockmann	
Engineer Asagana 			Jochen Blume	 
The servant Bharani			Luciana Paluzzi
101 minutes
In German with optional English subtitles or in an English dubbed version

DVD
Region code
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Optional English dubbed version
Features Newly restored transfers in the original 1.37:1 aspect ratio
Two soundtracks: the native German-language track, and the English-language dubtrack made for overseas distribution
Newly translated optional English subtitles
New, feature-length audio commentary by the film scholar David Kalat
21-minute documentary on the making of both parts of the Indian epic, 2005, in German with optional English subtitles
Three minutes of vintage 8mm footage shot on location by the actress Sabine Bethmann
English credit sequence
Original French trailer with optional English subtitles
Booklet containing an essay by Tom Gunning and excerpts from interviews with Fritz Lang about the film
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, No.106

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