Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

Paperback | November 8, 2013

byDavid Robinson

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This intriguing text overturns a myth of film history by examining new evidence surrounding the authorship of Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari - a film that still exerts its gothic spell after nearly a century. A new introduction considers the place of German Expressionist cinema within the European revival of Gothic at the turn of the 20th century.

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This intriguing text overturns a myth of film history by examining new evidence surrounding the authorship of Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari - a film that still exerts its gothic spell after nearly a century. A new introduction considers the place of German Expressionist cinema within the European revival of Gothic at the turn of the 20t...

DAVID ROBINSON is a film critic, historian, author and director of the Pordenone Silent Film Festival. His many books include World Cinema: A Short History (1973; 1981) and Chaplin: His Life and Art (1985; 1992; 2001).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7 × 5.31 × 0.1 inPublished:November 8, 2013Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844576493

ISBN - 13:9781844576494

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1. The Making of 'Caligari': 'The Story of a Famous Story' Revised
2. 'Caligari', the Film
3. 'Caligari' in its Time
4. The 'Caligari' Legacy
5. Appendix: The Two 'Caligaris': A Comparison of the Scenario and the Completed Film
Notes
Credits
Bibliography