Call number: DVD-4070

WIENE, Robert
Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari [The Cabinet of Dr Caligari]

Decla Film-Gesellschaft, Berlin, 1919-1920
Producers: Erich Pommer, Rudolf Meinert
Screenplay: Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz, from their story of the same name
Photography: Willy Hameister
Production design: Hermann Warm, Walter Reimann, Walter Röhrig

Dr. Caligari		Werner Krauss
Cesare 			Conrad Veidt		 
Francis 		Friedrich Fehér
Jane Olsen		Lil Dagover		
Alan 			Hans Heinrich von Twardowski
Dr Olsen		Rudolf Lettinger
Criminal		Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Old man			Hans Lanser-Rudolff
Young doctor		Henri Peters-Arnolds
Murderer		Ludwig Rex
Landlady		Elsa Wagner
77 minutes
German intertitles, optional English subtitles, silent with added music score


Dr Caligari: Die Geburt des Horrors im ersten Weltkrieg [Caligari: The Birth of Horror in the First World War]
ZDF/LOOKS Filmproduktionen GmbH, 2014
Producer: Martina Haubrich
Director: Rüdiger Suchsland
Script: Rüdiger Suchsland
Photography: Harald Schmuck, Frank Reimann
Music: Michael Hartmann

53 minutes
In German with optional English subtitles

Dual format edition

This is the DVD

Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features New high-definition 1080p presentation of the film on the Blu-ray, and progressive encode on the DVD, from the extensive Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung, Wiesbaden 2014 restoration
Audio commentary by film historian David Kalat (June 2014)
Dr Caligari: Die Geburt des Horrors im ersten Weltkrieg [Caligari: The Birth of Horror in the First World War] - for details, see above
You Must Become Caligari, written and directed by David Cairns, 15½ minutes, in English
On the restoration - three short video pieces, 9 minutes
Re-release trailer for the new restoration
44-page booklet with writing on the film by Lotte Eisner, a Variety review from the film's first release and rare archival imagery
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema. No. 92

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