This boxset contains some of the best of director Fritz Lang’s silent films.
Kino on Video
2004 DVD edition
Fritz Lang Epic Collection (1924-1929), black & white, 719 minutes total, not rated,
including Die Nibelungen (1924), black & white, 291 minutes, not rated, Metropolis (1927), black & white, 116 minutes, not rated, Spies (1928), black & white, 143 minutes, not rated, and The Woman in the Moon (1929), black & white, 169 minutes, not rated.
Kino International, K386, UPC 7-38329-03862-5.
Five single-sided, dual-layered, Region 1NTSC DVD discs, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; four standard DVD keepcases in cardboard slipcase, $99.95.
Release date: 9 November 2004.
Country of origin: USA
Kino International’s DVD boxset brings together two previously available Fritz Lang silent era films with two new releases. All of the films have been recently restored in Europe utilizing the best 35mm footage available to the restoration artists. All are likely to be the best available home video editions of the films, and feature footage that has not previously been available in U.S. home video editions.