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Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (Blu-ray)


Weimar-era thriller directed by Fritz Lang

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Silent thriller from Weimar-era Germany, the first installment of Fritz Lang's Dr. Mabuse trilogy.

Rudolf Klein-Rogge plays Dr. Mabuse, the criminal mastermind whose nefarious machinations provide the cover for - or describe the result of - the economic upheaval and social bacchanalia at the heart of Weimar Berlin.

Initiated with the arch villain's diabolical manipulation of the stock market, and passing through a series of dramatic events which take in hypnotism, hallucinations, mysticism, cold blooded murder, opiate narcosis and cocaine anxiety, Lang's film maintains an unnerving grip all the way to the final act... 

  • New, officially licensed transfer from restored HD materials
  • New and improved optional English subtitles with original intertitles
  • Exclusive feature-length audio commentary by film-scholar and Lang expert David Kalat
  • Three video pieces: an interview with the composer of the restoration score, a discussion of Norbert Jacques, creator of Dr. Mabuse, and an examination of the films motifs in the context of German silent cinema
  • 32 page booklet featuring vintage reprints of writing by Lang and rare archival imagery
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SKU 5060000701197
Catalogue Number EKA70119
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1922
Director Fritz Lang
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Eureka
Countries Germany
Colour Black & White
Sound Silent
Subtitles English
Language(s) German
Running time 281 min
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG
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