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Algol Abuse

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , on May 26, 2014 by dcairns

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Production design art from ALGOL (1920). Pretty exciting! The movie seems to anticipate METROPOLIS in some ways, as well as constituting a kind of sci-fi version of Faust.

Designed by Walter Reimann and Hans Scheerbart. Directed by Hans Werckmeister

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I guess the above represents the alien world of Algol (Algol is the name of a real star).

Good news! The movie is restored and available soon! Check out the amazing trailer: http://www.edition-filmmuseum.com/media/movies/70_large.flv

Info here.