Produced in Germany in 1926 by UFA, released by Paramount Pictures, black and white 35mm negative, 1.33:1 screen ratio, silent, 153 mins., restored version rereleased 1984, DVD released 1998.


Lang's film - trailer
Directed by Fritz Lang
Written by Fritz Lang, based on the novel by Thea von Harbou
Produced by Erich Pommer and Universum Film A.G. (UFA)
Original music by Alloy Orchestra
Cinematography by Karl Freund, Gunther Rittau
Art Direction by Otto Hunte, Erich Kettelhut, Karl Vollbrecht
Set design by Edgar G. Ulmer
Costume Design by Aenne Willkomm
Special Effects by Eugen Schufftan


Alfred Abel as John Fredersen
Grete Berger as Working woman
Erwin Biswanger as Georg (No. 11811)
Olly Boeheim as Working woman
Max Dietze as Working man
Ellen Frey as Working woman
Gustav Frohlich as Freder
Beatrice Garga as Woman of eternal garden
Heinrich George as Grot Heinrich
Gotho as Master of Ceremony
Lisa Gray as Working woman
Brigitte Helm as Maria/The Robot (a.k.a. Futura)
Anny Hintze as Woman of eternal garden
Georg John as Working man
Rudolf Klein-Rogge as Rotwang
Walter Kuehle as Working man
Margarete Lanner as Lady in car/woman of eternal garden
Rose Lichtenstein as Working woman
Theodor Loos as Josaphat
Fritz Rasp as Slim Hanns
Leo Reich as Marinus
Arthur Reinhard as Working man
Olaf Storm as Jan
Erwin Vater as Working man
Helene Weigel as Working woman
Hilde Woitscheff as Woman of eternal garden
Helen von Münchofen as Woman of eternal garden


revised 1/20/03 by Schoenherr | Film Notes