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    Metropolis (UFA, 1927). Very Fine-. German Photo (8" X 10").
    A vintage gelatin silver, double weight, glossy finish, country of origin photo from Fritz Lang's German Neoexpressionist masterpiece, Metropolis. Pictured in the photo is one of the most famous scenes of the entire film, the transformation scene where the evil inventor, Rotwang (played by Rudolf Klein-Rogge), bestows the likeness of the innocent Maria (Brigitte Helm) onto his duplicitous automaton. This photographic still has light edge and corner wear, pinholes, slight creases, and minor surface scuffs. Also apparent are unobtrusive smudges and minute rust stains around the pinholes. The verso has some writing and pen marks, as well as watercolor paint which matches the front and was used in a light box situation to appear to be a colored photo. Very Fine-.


    Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    5th Friday
    Auction Dates
    July
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    17 Days
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    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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