Call number: DVD-4154

LANG, Fritz
Die Nibelungen [The Nibelungen]

Part 1 Siegfrieds Tod (English title Siegfried), and Part 2 Kriemhilds Rache (Kriemhild's Revenge)
Decla-Bioscop film, Ufa, 1924; released 14 February 1924 (Part 1), 26 April 1924 (Part 2)
Producer: Erich Pommer
Screenplay: Thea von Harbou, Fritz Lang
Photography: Carl Hoffmann, Günther Rittau
Production design: Otto Hunte
Music: Gottfried Huppertz

Queen Ute 					Gertrud Arnold
Kriemhild 					Margarete Schön	
Brunhild 					Hanna Ralph	
Siegfried					Paul Richter	
King Günther					Theodor Loos	 
Gerenot						Hans Carl Müller
Giselher					Erwin Biswanger
Volker von Alzey 				Bernhard Goetzke	
Hagen Tronje 					Hans Adalbert Schlettow	
Dankwart					Hardy von François
Mime, the blacksmith 				Georg John
Alberich, the Nibelung				Georg John
The Runes-maiden				Frida Richard
Priest						Georg Jurowski
The noble boy					Iris Roberts
King Etzel 					Rudolf Klein-Rogge	
Blaodel, his brother				Georg John
Werbel the bard					Hubert Heinrich
Margrave Rüdiger von Bechlarn 			Rudolf Rittner	
Dietlind von Bechlarn, his daughter		Aenne Röttgen
Dietrich von Bern				Fritz Alberti
Hildebrand 					Georg August Koch	
Hun						Grete Berger
281 minutes
German intertitles, optional English subtitles, silent with added music score


Das Erbe der Nibelungen [The Heritage of Die Nibelungen]
Friedich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, in collaboration with the Film Museum, Potsdam, 2011
Directors: Guido Altendorf and Anke Wilkening
Photography: Dirk Heth

71 minutes
In German with optional English subtitles

On 2 Blu-ray discs
This is Blu-ray disc 2, containing Part 2, Kriemhild's Revenge, 131 minutes and the restoration documentary
Total running time of the film: 281 minutes

Blu-ray disc
Region code B
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Languages Newly translated optional English subtitles
Features Authorised and restored by the Friedich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
HD restoration of the film by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Wiesbaden, with its original frame-rates and in its original aspect-ratio
Das Erbe der Nibelungen, documentary on the restoration of the film (for details see above)
52 page Booklet
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 46

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