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WAXWORKS (1924)

silent film 1h 23m 1924

Part of The silent film series with GroundUp Music, five silent film classics reimagined by five different artists from the label. They world Premiered on FF @ Home and include the 1924 Soviet silent classic AELITA: QUEEN OF MARS with a new score by Snarky Puppy’s Chris Bullock, House of Waters with the three shorts MENILMONTANT (1926), LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE (1902), and BALLET MECANIQUE (1923); PRD Mais with WAXWORKS (1924); Sirintip with THE LOST WORLD (1925); and Bob Lanzetti with NOSFERATU (1922).

1924 German silent anthology film directed by Paul Leni. The film encompasses several genres, including a fantasy adventure, a historical film, and a horror film through its various episodes. Its stories are linked by a plot thread about a writer (William Dieterle) who accepts a job from a waxworks proprietor to write a series of stories about the exhibits of Caliph of Baghdad (Emil Jannings), Ivan the Terrible (Conrad Veidt) and Jack the Ripper (Werner Krauss) in order to boost business.

Country

Germany

Studio

GroundUp Music

Bonus Content

Message from the Composer

2m

A message from PRD Mais

Film Introduction

4m

An Intro from the Leagues! Tim League, Founder of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas and Drafthouse Films, and his Cousin Michael League, Founder of GroundUp Music and Snarky Puppy, are happy to present this unique collaboration for your viewing and listening pleasure!

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