Vom Reiche der sechs Punkte

Vom Reiche der sechs Punkte

Edition Filmmuseum 19

Vom Reiche der sechs Punkte is an unusual silent film, produced far away from the film studios in Berlin and Munich. The story deals with a steel worker who looses the sight of his eyes and has to accept his fate. The film shows in unique documentary pictures the work and life in the homes for the blind in Cologne, Neuwied and Düren. The Filmmuseum Muenchen has restored the only surviving tinted and toned print of the film which was found in the collection of the Finnish Film Archive.

The film

Vom Reiche der sechs Punkte - Germany 1927 - Directed by: Hugo Rütters - Written by: Hugo Rütters, Robert Wirtz, Hubert Horbach - Cast: Herr Metzler, Lotte Kleinschmidt, Robert Wirtz, Hubert Horbach, Petri, Heinrich Langen - Produced by: Neuland-Kinematographie GmbH, Köln - Première: 13.12.1927, Düren - Restoration 2006: Filmmuseum München - Edited by: Stefan Drössler - Mastering: Christian Ketels, Hartmut Böhme - Sound recordings: Gunther Bittmann, Ernst Schillert

DVD features

  • Vom Reiche der sechs Punkte (tinted and toned) 1927, 100'
  • Chapter selection
  • Piano accompaniment by Joachim Bärenz
  • Audiodeskription for blinds viewers (only in German)
  • Booklet with texts about the film and with the braille alphabet
  • Contemporary press reviews and documents as ROM features (only in German)

DVD edited by: Bonner Kinemathek, Filmmuseum München and Rheinischer Blindenfürsorgeverein Düren
DVD authoring: Ralph Schermbach
DVD supervision: Stefan Drössler

First edition June 2007, Second edition Januar 2009


TV Format Original format Audio format Language Subtitles Region code
4:3 (PAL)
Music score
Dolby Digital 2.0
German intertitles
All Regions


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