Russian and World News“ Spiders “
“ Die Spinnen “ 1919 - 1920
In Fritsa Lang`s film historians of cinema see a sketch of its masterpiece about the parallel power “ Doctor Mabuze, the player “ (1922), for the present - without Mabuze. Under secular masks disappear “ spiders “ - members of a universal gang over which Lio Sha (Ressel of the Eagle) with effectively bared shoulders bosses. In the best scene the chamber “ removes “ a roof from their staff - “ the Steel house “ offices of plots, murders, blackmail. But in the rest it is an exemplary film - the feuilleton, bulvarshchina in which all possible exotic is added. From the letter in a bottle superman Kej Hug (Charles de Fogt) learns about treasures inkov. Inki, without noticing that on a court yard the XX-th century, the rituals celebrate. The diamond head of the Buddha should release in the magic image Asia from colonizers. Pursuits by trains, balloons, planes. Parachute jumps. Action skips from yachts - club in Los - Andzhelese on the Wild West, Falklands, in Peru. Tigers guard disguised under kurilnju opium the underground house in Hong Kong. In general as Igor Severjanin wrote, “ from Moscow in Nagasaki,/ from New York to Mars “.