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Das Bronzetor

Germany, 1955 (MIFF 1958, Programme 30)

Director: Alfred Ehrhardt

The story of the Bible as depicted on a bronze door at the Cathedral of San Zeno at Verona. The straightforward presentation of an important medieval monument allows one to observe some of the principles of Romanesque art.

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