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The Resource Haxan : Witchcraft through the ages, (videorecording DVD)

Haxan : Witchcraft through the ages, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Haxan : Witchcraft through the ages
Title
Haxan
Title remainder
Witchcraft through the ages
Title variation
Witchcraft through the ages
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
swe
Summary
This combination of dramatised fiction, documentary footage and animated sequences was based on the records of witchcraft trials in the 15th and 16th centuries. Christensen (who also plays the devil) adopts a sceptical attitude to the occult in a portrayal, in turn grotesque and humorous, of witches' sabbath and black mass, extraction of confessions and contemporary scenes of possession
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, script, Benjamin Christensen ; photographer, Johan Ankerstjerne ; art director, Richard Louw
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Silent film with Swedish intertitles, an added soundtrack, and optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
H3 2001
PerformerNote
Maren Pedersen, Clara Pontoppidan, Elith Pio, Oscar Stribolt, Benjamin Christensen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Christensen, Benjamin
  • Svenska filminstitutet
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
87
Series statement
Criterion collection;
Series volume
134
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witchcraft
  • Witches
  • Witchcraft
  • Witches
  • Witchcraft in motion pictures
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Haxan : Witchcraft through the ages, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced: Sweden : Hellerup Studios, c1922
  • Special features: Häxan (1922 version): New digital, speed-corrected transfer of Swedish Film Institute's tinted restoration; Music from the original Danish premiere; Commentary by Danish silent film scholar Casper Tybjerg; Benjamin Christensen's introduction to the 1941 re-release; A short selection of outtakes; "Bibliothèque diabolique", a phototgraphic exploration of Christensen's historical sources; Stills gallery; New English translation of intertitles; Witchcraft through the ages: 76 minute version of Häxan, narrated by William S. Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
  • 'Witchcraft through the ages' (1968): The 76-minute version of 'Haxan, ' narrated by William S Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired
Accompanying material
Viewer's guide.
Color
other
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Häxan, ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar = Witch, a presentation from a cultural and historical point of view in 7 chapters of moving pictures (104 min.) -- Witchcraft through the ages (76 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161722
Other physical details
sd., col. (restored tinting)
Publisher number
HAX010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)224867675
  • (OCoLC)ocn224867675
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Haxan : Witchcraft through the ages, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced: Sweden : Hellerup Studios, c1922
  • Special features: Häxan (1922 version): New digital, speed-corrected transfer of Swedish Film Institute's tinted restoration; Music from the original Danish premiere; Commentary by Danish silent film scholar Casper Tybjerg; Benjamin Christensen's introduction to the 1941 re-release; A short selection of outtakes; "Bibliothèque diabolique", a phototgraphic exploration of Christensen's historical sources; Stills gallery; New English translation of intertitles; Witchcraft through the ages: 76 minute version of Häxan, narrated by William S. Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
  • 'Witchcraft through the ages' (1968): The 76-minute version of 'Haxan, ' narrated by William S Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring Jean-Luc Ponty
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired
Accompanying material
Viewer's guide.
Color
other
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Häxan, ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar = Witch, a presentation from a cultural and historical point of view in 7 chapters of moving pictures (104 min.) -- Witchcraft through the ages (76 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161722
Other physical details
sd., col. (restored tinting)
Publisher number
HAX010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)224867675
  • (OCoLC)ocn224867675
Video recording format
DVD

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