Videorecording and slides from Jason Lieblang’s lecture on Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Murnau’s Nosferatu, and Lang’s Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler.
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The sets of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari are visually appealing and complex to compensate for the lack of sound in the film. The lighting was staged in a manner to highlight the actors in the frame, as a theater … Continue reading →
The style of architecture featured in the sets of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is emblematic of German expressionism. As a movement aimed at externalizing internal thoughts and emotions, it is not surprising that the mise-en-scène — and sets by … Continue reading →
In Arts One this past week we were talking about Weimar cinema: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) Nosferatu (1922) Dr Mabuse, der Spieler (1922) part 1 part 2 We had great discussions on all of them, but one thing we didn’t get to, and that still puzzles me, is Countess Told’s character in Dr. […]
Hello, fellow Arts One students! For my inaugural post / presentation of the year, I would like to focus on the motif of “showmanship” or performance in some of the films we’ve discussed this week. In particular, I think “Caligari” and “Dr. Mabuse, Part I” display this idea more strongly, but given enough thought, I […]