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An examination of gender, religion,

and other issues

in one of SciFi's most famous films

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The following websites and books were used to gather information regarding the film Metropolis and photos used around the site

1927 Posters: Metropolis Posters. IMP Awards. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.impawards.com/1927/metropolis.html>.

Archives Week 2001. American Heritage Center. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://ahc.uwyo.edu/eduoutreach/archivesweek/2001.htm>.

Areal, Augusto Cesar B. Images from the movie 'Metropolis'. 18 Feb. 1997. 28 Nov. 2007 <http://www.geocities.com/Area51/5555/metropolis_images.htm>.

Bennett, Bruce. Fritz Lang's Metropolis. 2002. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.kino.com/metropolis/>.

Campbell, Mike. Behind the Name: the Etymology and History of First Names. 20 Aug. 2007. 28 Nov. 2007 <http://www.behindthename.com/>.

Carroll, Robert T. Pentagram. 2005. The Skeptic's Dictionary. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://skepdic.com/pentagram.html>.

Dolgenos, Peter. "The star on C.A. Rotwang's door: turning Kracauer on its head. (an analysis of Fritz Lang's film, the 'Metropolis')." Journal of Popular Film and Television (1997): 32 pars. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-20138128.html>.

Dr. Joseph Goebbels. ThinkQuest. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://library.thinkquest.org/C0111500/ww2/german/goebbels.htm>.

"Fritz Lang." Wikipedia. 25 Nov. 2007. 28 Nov. 2007 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritz_Lang>.

Gerome, Jean-Leon . "Pygmalion & Galatea." Masa Yume. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.masayume.it/wp_static/2006/05/03>.

"Gustav Stresemann, Germany." Liberal International. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.liberal-international.org/editorial.asp?ia_id=975>.

Huyssen, Andreas. After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1986.

Image of Adolf Hitler. Slate Magazine. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.slate.com/id/2160289/>.

Jeff's Robots. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.jeffbots.com/maria-large.jpg>.

Knott, J.A. Metropolis. 2004. DVD Reviews. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.zetaminor.com/dvd/dvdreviews/metropolis.htm>.

Kracauer, Siegfried. From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film. London: The Noonday Press, 1959.

Nobel Lectures, Peace 1926-1950. Ed. Frederick W. Haberman. Amsterdam: Elsevier Publishing Company, 1972.

"Metropolis (Film)." Wikipedia. 23 Nov. 2007. Wikipedia Foundation, Inc. 28 Nov. 2007 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropolis_(film)>.

Pivarski, Jim. "Character Profiles." Metropolis Walkthrough. 1995. 28 Nov. 2007 <http://pivarski.watson.org/metropolis/index.html>.

Telotte, J.P. A Distant Technology: Science Fiction Film and the Machine Age. London: Wesleyan University Press, 1999.

Scott, A.O. A Restored German Classic of Futuristic Angst. 12 July 2002. The NY Times. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E00E0DA1330F931A25754C0A9649C8B63>.

Spicer, W.A. Our Day in the Light of Prophecy. 1917. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://www.gutenberg.org/files/18503/18503-h/18503-h.htm>.

Szondy, David. Skyscraper World. 27 Nov. 2007 <http://davidszondy.com/future/city/skyscraper.htm>.




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