Vienna 1900. Pictures of a Metropolis presents rare film documents from the collection of the Austrian Film Museum. It offers vivid glimpses of urban life in Vienna during the last decade of the Empire – street life, traffic, pastime and festivities in Vienna between 1906 and 1916. For the first time these pictures are available on DVD in new digital transfers, featuring piano accompaniment and English subtitles. The booklet presents historical and topographical information on the films.
Vienna 1900. Pictures of a Metropolis: Vienne en Tramway [aka Vienna Tramway Ride] 1906, 4 min | Vienna 1908 ca. 1908, 13 min | Matzleinsdorf Procession ca. 1909, 5 min | The Emperor on Film Compilation, ca. 1910-16, 12 min | The Funeral Procession of Franz Schuhmeier 1913, 6 min
Language: German intertitles
All Regions, 4:3 NTSC; Piano accompaniment by Elaine Brennan (optional)
1st edition: 2011
Published by The Austrian Film Museum, in cooperation with Film.Stadt.Wien, a research project funded by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund WWTF.