Lichtspiel Opus 1

Lichtspiel Opus 1

Deutschland 1921, Kurz-Animationsfilm

Inhalt

Ruttmann’s first Lichtspielopus consists of 10.000 separately coloured images that Ruttmann put together with a device he himself had constructed. The 10-minute film is a choreography of geometric forms in front of multi-coloured surfaces. "Lichtspiel Opus 1" is said to be the first abstract, "absolute", and coloured experimental film.

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Credits

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Director:Walther Ruttmann
Story:Walther Ruttmann
Animation:Walther Ruttmann
Editing:Walther Ruttmann
Music:Max Butting
Production company:Ruttmann-Film GmbH (München)
Producer:Walther Ruttmann
Original distributor:Neue Kinematographische Gesellschaft (München)
Length:1 Akte, 243 m
Format:35mm, 1:1,33
Picture/Sound:s/w, ohne Ton
Rating:Zensur: 29.10.1921, M.00789
Screening:Voraufführung (DE): 01.04.1921, Frankfurt am Main, Geschlossene Veranstaltung, U.T. im Schwan;
Uraufführung: 27.04.1921, Berlin, Marmorhaus

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Lichtspiel Opus 1
Schreibvariante Ruttmann Opus I

Versions

Original

Length:1 Akte, 243 m
Format:35mm, 1:1,33
Picture/Sound:s/w, ohne Ton
Rating:Zensur: 29.10.1921, M.00789
Screening:Voraufführung (DE): 01.04.1921, Frankfurt am Main, Geschlossene Veranstaltung, U.T. im Schwan;
Uraufführung: 27.04.1921, Berlin, Marmorhaus
 

Formatfassung

Length:98 m, 9 min
Format:16mm, 1:1,37
Picture/Sound:s/w, Ton