Berlin: Symphony of a Metropolis

Berlin, die Symphonie der grosse Stadt
by Walter Ruttmann Germany 1927
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Film details

Berlin: Symphony of a Metropolis
by Walter Ruttmann

A silent artistic documentary of one day in Berlin in the the nineteen-twenties. You see how the city awakes in the morning, street scenes, daily routine, people interact, buildings, parks, culture, nightlife, and so on.

Status of the VoD copy


  • Paul von Hindenburg : Lui-même


  • Director Walter Ruttmann
  • Scenario Walter Ruttmann, Karl Freund
  • Photo director Robert Baberske, Reimar Kuntze, László Schäffer, Karl Freund
  • Set Design Erich Kettelhut
  • Editing Walter Ruttmann
  • Original music Edmund Meisel
  • Producer Karl Freund
  • Production Compagny Deutsche Vereins-Film, Les Productions Fox Europa

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,33:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Production1927
  • Release date for France07/23/1927
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageSilent
Country restriction

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