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    Metropolis (UFA, 1927). French Program (Multiple Pages) (8" X 11.5"). Fritz Lang's masterpiece originally ran 153 minutes at its premiere in January, 1927. No known prints of the original film exist, and it is known to have lost a quarter of the footage and a good deal of the original symbolism on the cutting room floor before its American release. Any of the original printed material has become historically significant. This program is for a Paris showing of the original, unedited film, and includes photographs of scenes that were deleted from the existing versions of the film. There is light soiling to the covers at the edges, and minor wear, but no tears or other damage. A rare and sought-after piece of film history. Fine/Very Fine.

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    March, 2006
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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