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Horst von Harbou, set photograph from "Metropolis, " 1927, directed by Fritz Lang, La Cinémathèque française

Two exhibitions examine the period of cinema history when filmmaking talent crossed the Atlantic from Berlin, the center of German-language cinema, to Hollywood.

Metropolis  Drawings  (film 1927 Fritz Lang)  (7)  Otto Hunte 1881-1960     ( designer -art direction)

Metropolis Drawings (film 1927 Fritz Lang) (7) Otto Hunte 1881-1960 ( designer -art direction)

A representation of the Cyborg via Metropolis. Cyborg theory was created by Donna Haraway in order to criticize traditional notions of feminism—particularly its strong emphasis on identity, rather than affinity. She uses the metaphor of a cyborg in order to construct a feminism that moves beyond dualisms and moves beyond the limitations of traditional gender, feminism, and politics.

JF Ptak Science Books Post 1034 No doubt that minds were sent reeling by Fritz Lang’s vision of the near-future (the year 2000) in his 1927 science fiction classic, Metropolis. Life and work were one for the vast mass of...

Inspiration - "Metropolis" by Fritz Lang, 1927. Parallels can be drawn between this and Brazil

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (www.imdb.com/title/tt0017136/)

Costume design by Adrian for The Great Ziegfeld directed by Robert Z. Leonard, 1936

You know it was a good era for fashion and costume design when the Queen of Mars was the ultimate style inspiration. I’ve been down the rabbit hole again, digging through 1920s and 30s showbiz imagery, and I couldn’t help noticing how everyone looks like they’ve been raiding the Martian queen’s closet. Her outfits were…