|Directed by||Fritz Lang|
|Produced by||Erich Pommer|
|Written by||Fritz Lang|
Thea von Harbou
Hans Adalbert von Schlettow
Georg August Koch
|Release date(s)|| February 14, 1924 (1st part)|
April 26, 1924 (2nd part)
|Running time||143 min. Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang ( December 5, 1890 &ndash August 2, 1976) was an Austrian German - American Erich Pommer ( July 20, 1889 &ndash May 8, 1966) was one of the most influential producers of the Silent film era having been one Thea Gabriele von Harbou ( December 27, 1888  &ndash July 1, 1954) was a German actress and author of Prussian aristocratic Bernhard Goetzke ( 5 June, 1884 &ndash 7 October, 1964) was a German film actor Theodor August Konrad Loos ( May 18, 1883 in Zwingenberg &ndash June 27, 1954 in Stuttgart) was a German actor Rudolf Rittner ( June 30, 1869 – February 4 1943 was a German Actor born in Weissbach, Sudetenland, famous for playing knight and folk hero Carl Henry Hoffman (b August 12 1896, Bangor Pennsylvania &ndash November 30 1980, Somerset Pennsylvania) was a Walter Ruttmann ( December 28 1887 &ndash July 15 1941) was a German Film director and along with Hans Richter and Events 842 - Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1467 - The miraculous image in Our Lady of Good Counsel appear in Genazzano, Italy. Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. (1st part)|
143 min. (2nd part)
|Followed by||Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache|
Die Nibelungen is a duology of silent fantasy films created by Austrian director Fritz Lang in 1924: Die Nibelungen: Siegfried and Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Die Nibelungen is a Duology of silent Fantasy films created by Austrian director Fritz Lang in 1924: Fantasy films are films with fantastic themes usually involving magic, Supernatural events make-believe creatures or exotic Fantasy worlds Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang ( December 5, 1890 &ndash August 2, 1976) was an Austrian German - American Events Entertainment entrepreneur Marcus Loew gained control of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation and Louis B They were co-written by his then-wife Thea von Harbou, based upon the epic poem Nibelungenlied written around AD 1200. Thea Gabriele von Harbou ( December 27, 1888  &ndash July 1, 1954) was a German actress and author of Prussian aristocratic An epic is a lengthy Narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation The Nibelungenlied, translated as The Song of the Nibelungs, is an epic poem in Middle High German. 
The title character Siegfried masters the art of forging a sword at the shop of Mime. Sigurd ( Old Norse: Sigurðr) is a legendary hero of Norse mythology, as well as the central character in the Völsunga saga. On a journey home, Siegfried hears tales of Kriemhild, the princess of Burgundy. In Norse mythology, Gudrun, who is called Kriemhild in the Nibelungenlied, was the sister of Gunnar. En route to Burgundy, Siegfried slays the dragon Fafnir, and bathes in his blood. The dragon is a Legendary creature of which some interpretation or depiction appears in almost every culture worldwide This makes him invulnerable to attack — except for one spot on his shoulder blade which is missed after being covered by a falling leaf. Soon after, the powerful Siegfried encounters and defeats Alberich, King of the Dwarves, and obtains an invisibility cap. Alberich was a legendary sorcerer who originated in the mythology or epic sagas of the Frankish Merovingian Dynasty of the 5th to 8th century AD and whose DWARF is a widely used standardized Debugging data format. DWARF was originally designed along with ELF, although it is independent of Object file After finding the treasure of the dwarfs, Siegfried arrives in Burgundy. Siegfried wins the love of the beautiful princess Kriemhild, but cannot marry her until he has helped Kriemhild's brother, King Gunther, to marry Queen Brunhilde. Gunnar redirects here Gunnar is also a character from the 2000AD comic strip Rogue Trooper Gunther (Gundahar Brynhildr is a Shieldmaiden and a Valkyrie in Norse mythology, where she appears as a main character in the Völsunga saga and some With Siegfried's help, Gunther beats the powerful Queen in a battle of strength and wins her as his wife, while Siegfried weds Kriemhild. After finding out about Siegfried's role, Brunhild plots to have him killed; she makes up lies about him to the King and Gunther's uncle, Hagen von Tronje, finding Siegfried's weak spot, pierces it with a spear. Hagen ( German form or Högni ( Old Norse Hǫgni, often anglicized as Hogni) is a Burgundian warrior in tales After confessing her lies, Brunhilde kills herself.
Kriemhild vows to avenge her murdered husband, as her brother is too weak to bring the murderer, Hagen, to justice. In a marriage-of-state, she marries Etzel, King of the Huns. At the wedding feast, she imprisons the Burgundian guests and orders them to kill Hagen, who is among them, to obtain freedom. They refuse and defend the place they are staying against the assaults sent by Kriemhild until all are dead.
|Hans Adalbert von Schlettow||Hagen von Tronje|
|Bernhard Goetzke||Volker von Alzey|
|Theodor Loos||King Gunther|
|Rudolph Klein-Rogge||King Etzel|
|Rudolf Rittner||Markgraf Rudiger von Bechlorn|
|Georg August Koch||Hildebrand|
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