The Ancient Law

The Ancient Law

Grete Berger
Director: Ewald André Dupont Cast: Grete Berger
Grete Berger
, Ernst Deutsch
Ernst Deutsch
, Werner Krauss
Werner Krauss
Ewald André Dupont

Blu-ray (Bonus DVD / Subtitled)

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Product Details

Release Date: 06/22/2018
UPC: 0617311685491
Original Release: 1923
Rating: NR
Source: Flicker Alley
Region Code: ABC
Time: 2:15:00
Sales rank: 41,489

Special Features

Der Film im Film (Germany, 1923) - The only surviving excerpt of a documentary on film production in Weimar Germany, featuring the different personalities of several famous directors of the era of work on set including Fritz Lang, Robert Wiene, and Dupont; Insights Into the Restoration - A 15-minute demonstration with raw scans of the different nitrate source materials, illustrating how the reconstruction was completed; Image Slideshow - Rare production stills and original archival materials; Essays on The Ancient Law - a booklet containing two essays, an appreciation of the film and its historical context, written by film historian and scholar, Cynthia Walk, and an overview of the restoration process by Daniel Meiller, Head of Audiovisual Collections, Deutsche Kinemathek; Notes on the Film Music - Introductions to the two new musical scores commissioned for the restored film

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Ancient Law
255. Chapter Select
1. Opening Credits [3:26]
2. A Shtetl in Galicia Around 1860: the Purim Festival [14:06]
3. "I Have to Ask You Something, Esther" [12:55]
4. On the Road: A Romeo wiht Sidelocks [15:35]
5. Invitation to the Hapsburg Court [11:22]
6. Audition with Heinrich Laube [11:28]
7. The Archduchess Has a New Idea [13:06]
8. The Day of Atonement/Hamlet Premiere [:03]
9. "We Too Are Slave To An Ancient Law" [16:12]
10. Passover Feast Back Home [7:10]
11. Reading Shakespeare [10:47]
12. Reconcilian [7:46]
13. Chapter 13 [10:03]
0. Chapters
1. Chapter 1 [:05]
2. Chapter 2 [8:16]
3. Chapter 3 [8:33]
0. Chapters
1. Chapter 1 [:05]
2. Chapter 2 [5:19]
3. Chapter 3 [4:01]
4. Chapter 4 [3:48]
5. Chapter 5 [3:21]

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