Fritz Lang’s Metropolis monocle
Start Price:1,500.00 USD
Estimated At:1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD
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SOLD at 2010 Dec 17 @ 09:06UTC-8 : PST
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This monocle was worn by director Fritz Lang during the making of Metropolis (1926). Housed in a unique mechanical frame designed by Thomas Kuntz with a vintage oversize gelatin silver photograph of Lang by D’Gaggeri of Beverly Hills mounted beneath, giving the illusion he is wearing the monocle. Lang wore a monocle throughout his life, generally for effect, but in later years when his sight actually began to fail, Lang gave the Metropolis monocle to Forry Ackerman. A fantastic signature relic from this visionary film maker.