Gunther Rittau


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Blue Angel, The (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Professor Rath Director Josef von Sternberg with his crazy clock, leading to students, rightly intimidated by Professor Rath (Emil Jannings), just introduced in The Blue Angel, 1930.
Metropolis (1926) -- (Movie Clip) The Tower Of Babel In the secret chapel in the catacombs beneath the city, Maria (Brigitte Helm) with one of the wildest sequences supporting her parable, directed by Fritz Lang from his script, co-written with his wife Thea von Harbau, from her novel, in Metropolis, 1926.
Blue Angel, The (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Feast Your Eyes On Me The first appearance of Marlene Dietrich as "Lola Lola," as Professor Rath (Emil Jannings) seeks her out at the club where she's been corrupting his students, directed by Josef von Sternberg's, at UFA in Berlin, The Blue Angel, 1930.
Metropolis (1926) -- (Movie Clip) Maria Freder (Gustav Frolich) is desperate to rescue Maria (Brigitte Helm) from inventor Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge), who aims to steal her face for his robot, cinematographer Gunther Rittau credited with the double-exposure process creating the light rings, in Fritz Lang's Metropolis, 1926.
Metropolis (1926) -- (Movie Clip) In Search Of The Girl Freder (Gustav Frolich), son of the big boss, searching for the working class beauty Maria, plunges into the machines where the industrial monster "Moloch" is revealed to him, a famous sequence from Fritz Lang's dystopian fantasy Metropolis, 1926.
Metropolis (1926) -- (Movie Clip) Club Of The Sons The opening of the still very broad narrative, director Fritz Lang exploiting outrageous sets and various instances of the famous "Schufftan Process" matte effect developed for the film, and the first look at Freder (Gustav Frolich), in Metropolis, 1926.