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The Resource Häxan : Witchcraft, Janus Films ; Svensk Filmindustri ; written and directed by Benjamin Christensen, (videorecording)

Häxan : Witchcraft, Janus Films ; Svensk Filmindustri ; written and directed by Benjamin Christensen, (videorecording)

Label
Häxan : Witchcraft
Title
Häxan
Title remainder
Witchcraft
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Svensk Filmindustri ; written and directed by Benjamin Christensen
Title variation
  • Witchcraft
  • Witchcraft through the ages
  • Essential art house
  • 50 years of Janus Films
  • Fifty years of Janus Films
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through painstaking research, this silent docu-drama attempts to reconstruct the practices of witchcraft and satanism from the 15th through the 17th centuries, concluding with cases of demonic possession in the 1920s
Cataloging source
JDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Johan Ankerstjerne ; art director, Richard Louw ; jazz music score, Daniel Humair ; English sound version produced by Antony Balch
Language note
Silent with intertitles, narration and accompanying jazz score
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H379 2006
PerformerNote
  • Narrator: William Burroughs
  • Benjamin Christensen, Maren Pedersen, Clara Pontoppidan, Elith Pio, Oscar Stribolt, Tora Jeje, Johs [Johannes] Andersen
Runtime
104
Technique
live action
Label
Häxan : Witchcraft, Janus Films ; Svensk Filmindustri ; written and directed by Benjamin Christensen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 1922 motion picture made in Sweden
  • Special features: jazz music score soundtrack by Daniel Humair featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
  • Released as part of the "Essential Art House : 50 Years of Janus Films."
  • Accompanying book "Essential Art House : 50 Years of Janus Films" cataloged separately
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm76953096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
HAX010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o76953096
  • (OCoLC)76953096
System details
DVD; 1.33 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Häxan : Witchcraft, Janus Films ; Svensk Filmindustri ; written and directed by Benjamin Christensen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 1922 motion picture made in Sweden
  • Special features: jazz music score soundtrack by Daniel Humair featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
  • Released as part of the "Essential Art House : 50 Years of Janus Films."
  • Accompanying book "Essential Art House : 50 Years of Janus Films" cataloged separately
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm76953096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
HAX010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o76953096
  • (OCoLC)76953096
System details
DVD; 1.33 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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