Karl Vollbrecht


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Metropolis (1926) - The Tower Of Babel In the secret chapel in the catacombs beneath the city, Maria (Brigitte Helm) with one of the wildest sequences supporting her parable, directed by Fritz Lang from his script, co-written with his wife Thea von Harbau, from her novel, in Metropolis, 1926.
Metropolis (1926) - Maria Freder (Gustav Frolich) is desperate to rescue Maria (Brigitte Helm) from inventor Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge), who aims to steal her face for his robot, cinematographer Gunther Rittau credited with the double-exposure process creating the light rings, in Fritz Lang's Metropolis, 1926.
Metropolis (1926) - In Search Of The Girl Freder (Gustav Frolich), son of the big boss, searching for the working class beauty Maria, plunges into the machines where the industrial monster "Moloch" is revealed to him, a famous sequence from Fritz Lang's dystopian fantasy Metropolis, 1926.
Metropolis (1926) - Club Of The Sons The opening of the still very broad narrative, director Fritz Lang exploiting outrageous sets and various instances of the famous "Schufftan Process" matte effect developed for the film, and the first look at Freder (Gustav Frolich), in Metropolis, 1926.
Kameradschaft (1931) - As Long As There's No Gas The first scene underground, director G.W. Pabst in what looks very like a coal mine but really was a built set, starts with the workers on the German side then crosses the wall to the French, where there's a persistent fire, in Kameradschaft (a.k.a. Comradeship), 1931.

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