Film Language Tag: intertitles
Printed text inserted between film images, typically used in silent films to indicate dialogue and exposition and in contemporary films to indicate time and place or other transitions.
Freder (Gustav Frohlich), son of the city master, watches as Maria (Brigitte Helm) brings a group of workers' children into the Eternal Gardens of Pleasure.
Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) presents the false Maria (Brigitte Helm) as Freder (Gustav Frohlich) is delirious and suffering from hallucinations.
Joh Frederson (Alfred Abel), the master of Metropolis, meets with the inventor Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) who reveals his newest creation: a robot made in the likeness of their shared love, Hel.
Ellen Hutter (Greta Schroder) invites the Count (Max Schreck) into her room, in an attempt to defeat him. Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) goes to fetch the physician (John Gottowt) and the imprisoned Knock (Alexander Granach)attempts to warn Orlok. Orlok drinks Ellen's blood but is caught in the morning sunlight and vanishes.