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Metropolis (1927) Poster

(1927)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Fritz Lang

Writing Credits  

Thea von Harbou ... (screenplay)
 
Thea von Harbou ... (novel)
 
Fritz Lang ... (screenplay) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order)  

Alfred Abel ... Joh Fredersen
Gustav Fröhlich ... Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son
Rudolf Klein-Rogge ... C.A. Rotwang - the Inventor
Fritz Rasp ... The Thin Man
Theodor Loos ... Josaphat
Erwin Biswanger Erwin Biswanger ... 11811 - Georgy
Heinrich George ... Grot - the Guardian of the Heart Machine
Brigitte Helm ... The Machine Man / Maria
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fritz Alberti Fritz Alberti ... Creative Human - Man Who Convinces Babel (uncredited)
Grete Berger Grete Berger ... Working Woman (uncredited)
Olly Boeheim Olly Boeheim ... Working Woman (uncredited)
Max Dietze Max Dietze ... Working Man (uncredited)
Ellen Frey Ellen Frey ... Working Woman (uncredited)
Beatrice Garga Beatrice Garga ... Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)
Heinrich Gotho Heinrich Gotho ... Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Dolly Grey Dolly Grey ... Working Woman (uncredited)
Anny Hintze Anny Hintze ... Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)
Gottfried Huppertz Gottfried Huppertz ... Man Playing Violin (uncredited)
Georg John ... Working Man Who Causes Explosion of M-Machine (uncredited)
Walter Kuehle Walter Kuehle ... Working Man (uncredited)
Margarete Lanner Margarete Lanner ... Lady in Car / Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)
Rose Lichtenstein Rose Lichtenstein ... Working Woman (uncredited)
Hanns Leo Reich Hanns Leo Reich ... Marinus (uncredited)
Arthur Reinhardt Arthur Reinhardt ... Working Man (uncredited)
Curt Siodmak ... Working Man (uncredited)
Henrietta Siodmak Henrietta Siodmak ... Working Woman (uncredited)
Olaf Storm Olaf Storm ... Jan (uncredited)
Erwin Vater Erwin Vater ... Working Man (uncredited)
Rolf von Goth ... Son in Eternal Gardens (uncredited)
Helen von Münchofen Helen von Münchofen ... Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)
Helene Weigel Helene Weigel ... Working Woman (uncredited)
Hilde Woitscheff Hilde Woitscheff ... Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)

Produced by 

Erich Pommer ... producer

Music by 

James Duhamel ... (as Wetfish) (1999)
Sandro Forte ... (as Wetfish) (1999)
Gottfried Huppertz
Abel Korzeniowski ... (2004)
Giorgio Moroder ... (1984)
Peter Osborne ... (1998)
Bernd Schultheis ... (2001)
Benjamin Speed ... (2005/2011)

Cinematography by 

Karl Freund
Günther Rittau
Walter Ruttmann

Art Direction by 

Otto Hunte
Erich Kettelhut
Karl Vollbrecht

Costume Design by 

Aenne Willkomm

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Slatan Dudow ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Otto Hunte ... set designer
Erich Kettelhut ... set designer
Walter Schulze-Mittendorff ... sculptor (as Walter Schultze-Mittendorf)
Karl Vollbrecht ... set designer
Edgar G. Ulmer ... set designer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Ernst Kunstmann ... special effects
Konstantin Irmen-Tschet ... special photographic effects sequences (uncredited)
Erich Kettelhut ... trick photography (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Jeff Matakovich ... color and opticals (1984 restoration)
Eugen Schüfftan ... special visual effects
Erich Kettelhut ... painting effects (uncredited)
Ernst Kunstmann ... assistant compositing effects artist (uncredited)
Willy Muller ... model maker (uncredited)
Hugo O. Schulze ... assistant trick photography (uncredited)
Edmund Zeihfuss ... model maker (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Karl Freund ... camera operator
Günther Rittau ... camera operator (as Gunther Rittau)
Robert Baberske ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Horst von Harbou ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Hermann J. Kaufmann ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Blake Jones ... colorist

Music Department 

Brian Reeves ... mixing engineer
Frank Strobel ... music editor
Otto Harzner ... conductor: original score (uncredited)
Frank Strobel ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Rudi George ... key production assistant (uncredited)
Erich Holder ... production assistant (uncredited)
Erich Kettelhut ... technical consultant (uncredited)
Gustav Püttjer ... production assistant (uncredited)
Hans Taussig ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks 

Bob Badami ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Eileen Bowser ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
John Branca ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Mark Damon ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Michael Dilbeck ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Jere Huggins ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Dieter Kosslick ... special thanks (2010 restoration)
Rusty Lemorande ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Tom Luddy ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Mike Lynskey ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Alan Marshall ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Michael Maslansky ... special thanks (as Mike Maslansky) (1984 restoration)
Alan Parker ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Paul Schrader ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Gary Stiffelman ... special thanks (1984 restoration)
Walter Yetnikoff ... special thanks (1984 restoration)

See also

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