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"Metropolis": Key scenes from the famous movie rediscovered | Nachrichten auf ZEIT online

Great news for fans of robot history and cinema history: Last Tuesday Paula FĂ©lix-Didier travelled on a secret mission to Berlin in order to meet with three film experts and editors from ZEITmagazin. The museum director from Buenos Aires had something special in her luggage: a copy of a long version of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, including scenes believed lost for almost 80 years. After examining the film the three experts…

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From MetaFilter, which is better known as a link filter, comes this detailed story about one small but important part of the Battle of Gettysburg. They smash into the oncoming lines and stop the Southern charge, but their success proves their undoing. As they push the center of the rebel lines back, the wings enfold them and they are soon caught in a sack. For every Minnesotan fighting, there are…