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M - ORIGINAL AUSTRIAN PREMIERE PROGRAM by  Peter (starring)  Thea (screenwriter); Lorre - First Edition - 1931 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 1738)

M - ORIGINAL AUSTRIAN PREMIERE PROGRAM

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M - ORIGINAL AUSTRIAN PREMIERE PROGRAM

by Lang, Fritz (director & screenwriter); Von Harbou, Thea (screenwriter); Lorre, Peter (starring)

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Berlin: Nero-Film AG, 1931. First Edition. Small folio (22.5cm); green and white photo-illustrated wrappers, folded, with the premiere information printed in red on front wrapper; [8pp]; illus. Faint horizontal fold at center, faint diagonal crease to upper right corner of front wrapper, with a chip to lower left corner of rear wrapper and a few tiny tears; Very Good+. Original Austrian premiere program for Fritz Lang's 1931 German film, customized for the film's premiere at the Apollo Theater in Vienna - Lang's birthplace and home for the earlier part of his life. A highly influential pre-war film noir and masterpiece of world cinema, ranking among the best of Lang's body of work. In addition to being Lang's first sound film, 'M' also served as the vehicle for Peter Lorre's breakout role as child murderer Hans Beckert. The program is chiefly illustrated throughout with a series of photo-montages, and gives the date of the premiere as 3 September, 1931. A rare premiere program for one of Lang's most enduring films.

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Bookseller
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1738
Title
M - ORIGINAL AUSTRIAN PREMIERE PROGRAM
Author
Lang, Fritz (director & screenwriter); Von Harbou, Thea (screenwriter); Lorre, Peter (starring)
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Nero-Film AG
Place of Publication
Berlin
Date published
1931
Keywords
NOAMZ

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About Captain Ahab's Rare Books

Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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