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Metropolis (1927) was a Drama - Science Fiction Film directed by Fritz Lang and produced by Erich Pommer and Giorgio Moroder.

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By C. S. Williams on Jan 19, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

If you have yet to purchase “The Complete Metropolis” then you lack a serious part of cinematic history. This Blu-ray disc will captivate and fan the flames of love of film for you. But today I put aside Metropolis itself and concentrate on?Voyage to Metropolis. Die Reise nach Metropolis... Read full article


Voyage to Metropolis, 2010, a robust, thrilling and mysterious journey! (3)

By C. S. Williams on Jan 19, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Originally posted on Classic Film Aficionados: If you have yet to purchase ?The Complete Metropolis? then you lack a serious part of cinematic history. This Blu-ray disc will captivate and fan the flames of love of film for you. But today I put aside Metropolis itself and concentrate on?Voyage to Me... Read full article


Voyage to Metropolis, 2010, a robust, thrilling and mysterious journey!

By C. S. Williams on Jan 19, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Classic Film Aficionados If you have yet to purchase ?The Complete Metropolis? then you lack a serious part of cinematic history. This Blu-ray disc will captivate and fan the flames of love of film for you. But today I put aside Metropolis itself and concentrate on?Voyage to Metropolis. Die Reise n... Read full article


Voyage to Metropolis, 2010, a robust, thrilling and mysterious journey!

By C. S. Williams on Jan 19, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

If you have yet to purchase “The Complete Metropolis” then you lack a serious part of cinematic history. This Blu-ray disc will captivate and fan the flames of love of film for you. But today I put aside Metropolis itself and concentrate on?Voyage to Metropolis. Die Reise nach Metropolis... Read full article


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In Oct of 1984 the world premiere of Digital sound in a motion picture theatre took place, using Moroder's digitally recorded version of Metropolis. Orchestrated by John Allen of High Performance Stereo, the event took place in the Magestic Century Plaza Theatre in Los Angeles and was an invitation only event consisting of a few hundred sound professional in the industry. Since the technology of placing Digital sound on film did not exist at the time, the 5 track discrete audio was recorded on an Industrial Sony 3324 digital tape recorder and synced with the picture. The sound system used to present this historic event was John Allen's HPS-4000 system and had the acoustic power equal to 10 Symphony Orchestras.
Adjusting for inflation, the budget for Metropolis (5m Reichsmarks) ran around $200 million (June, 2007).
The robot of this film inspired the look for C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.
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