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Title The tiger of Eschnapur and The Indian tomb / screenplay, Werner Jörg Lüddecke ; directed by Fritz Lang.
Publication [United States] : Film Movement, [2019]
Description 2 videodiscs (203 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
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Series Film Movement classics
Film Movement classics.
System Req DVD, wide screen (1.37:1); mono.
Note German dialogue; English subtitles.
Title from container.
Cast Debra Paget, Paul Hubschmid, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm, Sabine Bethmann, Luciana Paluzzi, Ren{acute}e Deltgen, Val{acute}ery Inkijinoff, Jochen Brockmann, Richard Lauffen, Jochen Blume, Helmut Hildebrand.
Credits Producer, Artur Brauner ; director of photography, Richard Angst ; music, Michel Michelet (1st film), Gerhard Becker (2nd film) ; editor, Walter Wischniewsky ; art directors, Willi Schatz and Helmut Nentwig ; costumes, Claudia Herberg ; CCC Filmkunst.
Note Based on the story by Thea von Harbou.
Originally released as a 2 part motion picture in 1959.
Wide screen (1.37:1).
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary Western architect Harald Berger, called to India by Chandra, the Maharajah of Eschnapur, falls in love with the beautiful temple dancer Seetha although she is promised to the Maharajah. Their betrayal ignites the wrath of a vengeful Chandra, who is fighting his own battle for power with his scheming brother, and the lovers are forced to flee into the desert.
Note Special features: audio commentaries by film historian David Kalat ; The Indian epic documentary ; Debra Paget, for example, a video essay by Mark Rappaport ; 20-page booklet with an essay by film scholar Tom Gunning.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Drama.
India -- Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Tiger -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Architects -- Drama.
Dancers -- India -- Drama.
Tombs -- India -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Tiger. (OCoLC)fst01754648
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Genre DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Romance films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Addl. Author Lüddecke, Werner Jörg, 1912-1986, screenwriter.
Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976, film director.
Paget, Debra, 1933- actor.
Hubschmid, Paul, 1917-2002, actor.
Reyer, Walter, actor.
Holm, Claus, 1918-1996, actor.
Bethmann, Sabine, 1931- actor.
Paluzzi, Luciana, 1939- actor.
Deltgen, René, 1909-1979, actor.
Inkizhinov, Valeriĭ, 1895-1973, actor.
Brockmann, Jochen, 1919-1990, actor.
Lauffen, Richard, 1907-1990, actor.
Blume, Jochen, 1910-1980, actor.
Hildebrand, Helmut, 1924- actor.
Brauner, Artur, 1918- producer.
Angst, Richard, 1905-1984, cinematographer.
Michelet, Michel, 1894-1995, composer.
Becker, Gerhard (Conductor), composer.
Wischniewsky, Walter, 1912-1995, film editor.
Schatz, Willi, 1903-1976, art director.
Nentwig, Helmut, 1916-2007, art director.
Herberg, Claudia, costume designer.
Eichberg, Richard, 1888-1952.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Harbou, Thea von, 1888-1954. Indische Grabmal.
CCC Filmkunst, production company.
Alt Title Tiger of Eschnapur
Indian tomb
Note At head of title: Fritz Lang's Indian epic
Addl. Title Tiger von Eschnapur (Motion picture : 1959)
Indische Grabmal (Motion picture : 1959)
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