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The Resource Häxan : ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar, Janus Films ; Benjamin Christensen framställde denna film i manuskript, (videorecording)

Häxan : ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar, Janus Films ; Benjamin Christensen framställde denna film i manuskript, (videorecording)

Label
Häxan : ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar
Title
Häxan
Title remainder
ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Benjamin Christensen framställde denna film i manuskript
Title variation
  • Witch
  • Witchcraft through the ages
  • Häxan, witchcraft through the ages
Title variation remainder
a presentation from a cultural and historical point of view in 7 chapters of moving pictures
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
engswe
Summary
In a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that witches of the middle ages and turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients suffer from the same type of hysteria. Its a witches brew of the scary, the gross and the darkly humorous
Member of
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Johan Ankerstjerne ; art director, Richard Louw ; editor, Edla Hansen ; music, Gillian Anderson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
Silent with Swedish intertitles, English subtitles
PerformerNote
Benjamin Christensen, Astrid Holm, Karen Winter, Maren Pedersen, Wilhelmine Henriksen, Kate Fabian, Oscar Stribolt, Clara Pontoppidan, Alice O'Fredericks, Johannes Andersen, Tora Teje, Poul Reumert
Runtime
104
Series statement
The criterion collection
Series volume
134
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Häxan : ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar, Janus Films ; Benjamin Christensen framställde denna film i manuskript, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1922 by Svensk filmindustri
  • Special features: New digital, speed-corrected transfer-tinted restored ; music from the original Danish premiere ; commentary by Danish silent film scholar Casper Tybjerg ; Benjamin Christensen's introduction to the 1941 re-release ; a short selection of outtakes ; "Bibliothèque Diabolique": a photographic exploration of Christensen's historical sources ; stills gallery ; Witchcraft through the ages : 76 minute version of Häxan, narrated by William S. Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Häxan (104 min.) -- Witchcraft through the ages (76 min.)
Control code
ocm48264634
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (179 min.)
Isbn
9780780024588
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161722
Other physical details
sd., col. (restored tinting)
Publisher number
HAX010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o48264634
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Häxan : ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar, Janus Films ; Benjamin Christensen framställde denna film i manuskript, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1922 by Svensk filmindustri
  • Special features: New digital, speed-corrected transfer-tinted restored ; music from the original Danish premiere ; commentary by Danish silent film scholar Casper Tybjerg ; Benjamin Christensen's introduction to the 1941 re-release ; a short selection of outtakes ; "Bibliothèque Diabolique": a photographic exploration of Christensen's historical sources ; stills gallery ; Witchcraft through the ages : 76 minute version of Häxan, narrated by William S. Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Häxan (104 min.) -- Witchcraft through the ages (76 min.)
Control code
ocm48264634
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (179 min.)
Isbn
9780780024588
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161722
Other physical details
sd., col. (restored tinting)
Publisher number
HAX010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o48264634
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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