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    Metropolis (UFA, 1927). British Program (7.25" X 9.75"). Fritz Lang's futuristic sci-fi classic was adapted from a novel written by his wife, Thea Von Harbou. In "Metropolis," two worlds coexist: the subterranean one, where human beings are slaves and must toil endlessly to survive, and the above-ground paradise, reserved only for the elite. This movie was produced not long after the industrial revolution, and may have been Lang's attempt to foreshadow what the world would been like if the "age of the machine" went unchecked. Material from this silent masterpiece is incredibly rare. Offered here is a complete 32-page British program. There is slight spine wear, some cover soiling, and one small corner crease. The pages are a clean off-white color and offer wonderful contrast. Fine/Very Fine.

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