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The Prince of Homburg

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Stage and screen legend Frank Langella stars as a Prussian nobleman who, after being sentenced to death for disobeying military orders, somehow manages to overcome invading Swedish forces in a staged version of Heinrich Von Kleist's haunting look into the true nature of man. Unknown to American audiences until its stateside premiere at New York City's Chelsea Theater Center, Von Kleist's classic existential tale arrives at the Biltmore House and Gardens in Asheville, NC, in this 1977 production directed for the ...
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Overview

Stage and screen legend Frank Langella stars as a Prussian nobleman who, after being sentenced to death for disobeying military orders, somehow manages to overcome invading Swedish forces in a staged version of Heinrich Von Kleist's haunting look into the true nature of man. Unknown to American audiences until its stateside premiere at New York City's Chelsea Theater Center, Von Kleist's classic existential tale arrives at the Biltmore House and Gardens in Asheville, NC, in this 1977 production directed for the screen by Robert Kalfin and Kirk Browning.
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Special Features

Chaptering for easy access to all acts of every play; Indexing to easily locate key segments; Previews of other Broadway Theatre Archive plays
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/2003
  • UPC: 032031272194
  • Original Release: 1977
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 96,972

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Randy Danson
M'eL Dowd
Frank Langella
Technical Credits
Kirk Browning Director
Robert Kalfin Director, Screenwriter
James Kirkup Translator
Heinrich Von Kleist Screenwriter
Lidsay Law Producer
Mel Marvin Score Composer
Jac Venza Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Act One [42:08]
2. Act Two [1:10:41]
3. Credits [1:50]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Scene Selections
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