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<i>Das Wachsfigurenkabinett (Waxworks).</i> 1924. Germany. Directed by Paul Leni, Leo Birinsk
  • Waxworks

    1924. Germany. Paul Leni, Leo Birinsk. Approx 80 min.

Saturday, December 4, 2010, 5:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • Waxworks

    1924. Germany. Directed by Paul Leni, Leo Birinsk. Screenplay by Henrik Galeen. With Emil Jannings, Conradt Veidt, Wilhelm Dieterle, Olga Belajeff. Eros is at its deadliest in this Expressionist-inflected tale of a wax museum owner hiring a penniless author to write stories about three of his most horrible exhibits: Jack the Ripper, Ivan the Terrible, and Harun al-Rashid. Print courtesy of Cineteca del Comune di Bologna. *A synopsis of the film will be given out before the screening. Silent, with French intertitles. Approx 80 min.

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