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Summary: Rather than depict Dracula as a shape-shifting monster or debonair gentleman, Murnau's Graf Orlok is a nightmarish, spidery creature with a bulbous head and taloned claws.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NOS

Summary: One of the major works of German silent cinema, Murnau's class drama depicts the fall of the respected, aging, hotel doorman of a posh 1920s Berlin hotel, who is cruelly stripped of his position and reduced to a bathroom attendant, before his fortunes turn and he becomes a millionaire. The film was groundbreaking for its expressive, mobile camera work, which imparts information visually,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LAS

Summary: " ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Flicker Alley 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PHA

Murnau, F.W.

Summary: The scholar Faust makes a pact with the forces of evil to gain higher truths, and must pay for what he has received.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2009

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FAU

Summary: The first film version of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Count Orlok (Nosferatu, the vampire), leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Preservation 1997

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NOS

Summary: A boy (Matahi) and a girl (Reri) are in love. She is chosen by a high priest to join the ranks of the sacred virgins, thereby becoming tabu to all men. The two escape by canoe to another island for awhile but Matahi becomes indebted to a Chinese merchant. The story ends tragically when Matahi is left to drown by the high priest.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumivision 1992

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TAB

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