Prologue et épiloque scéniques de la Première du Cabinet du Dr Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1919) aux États-Unis

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Brief description of practices: 

«Un acteur qui se présenta comme le personnage auquel Francis raconte son histoire dans le film introduisit la première séquence, puis réapparut à la fin de la projection pour ajouter un happy end, affirmant que le jeune homme s'était totalement rétabli de sa folie» (Selon Robinson 1997, p.47-48, dans Boillat 2007, p.294)
«In the stage prologue a character identified as «Cranford» introduced the first scene, representing himself as the gentleman to whom Franzis. In the opening sequence of the film, is telling his story. In the epilogue, «Cranford» conveys the happy news that Franzis is today fully recovered» (Robinson 1997, p.47-48)

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La Première américaine du Cabinet du Dr Caligari a lieu au Capitol Theatre de New York.

 
 

Period - Year: 
1921
Period - Month and Day (Ex: January 1): 
avril, 3
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Cette Première a été projeté le 3 avril 1921 au Capitol Theatre de New York.

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Le prologue et l'épilogue sont une mise en scène organisée par l'exploitant de la salle et jouée par un acteur. Ils accompagnent le film, en introduction et conclusion.

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The film is part of a program involving other types of entertainment (please specify)

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The screening was held indoors, in a place dedicated for cinema
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La séance a lieu au Capitol Theatre de New York. 

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5 230places

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Placing the film in context
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Public

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