By Thea von Harbou
An unforgettable imaginative and prescient of the twenty first Century, "Metropolis" is an unforgettable technology fiction vintage initially penned in 1922, whereas she used to be married to German movie director Fritz Lang. She collaborated with Lang at the screenplay for the movie model.
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With a faint crackling sound the swords of flame bowed themselves. Then they stood still again. " said Freder's heart. Yes, now she spoke. This is what she said: "Do you want to know how the building of the Tower of Babel began, and do you want to know how it ended? I see a man who comes from the Dawn of the World. He is as beautiful as the world, and has a burning heart. He loves to walk upon the mountains and to offer his breast unto the wind and to speak with the stars. He is strong and rules all .
That man there was no God, no Storm, no Fire, and his drunkenness most certainly inspired him with no desire. It seems to me that he had come up from hell and is roaring in the intoxication of damnation. He did not know that the ecstasy for men who are damned is also damnation. . The fool! The prayer he is praying will not redeem him.
No woman . . " "No plaything, Joh Fredersen, no . . you and I, we no longer play. Not for any stakes. . We did it once. Once and never again. No plaything, Joh Fredersen but a tool. Do you know what it means to have a woman as a tool? A woman like this, faultless and cool? And obedientImplicitly obedient. . Why do you fight with the Gothics and the monk Desertus about the cathedral? Send the woman to them Joh Fredersen! Send the woman to them when they are kneeling, scourging themselves. Let this faultless, cool woman walk through the rows of them, on her silver feet, fragrance from the garden of life in the folds of her garment.