The Doll (Die Puppe) (Color Tinted) (Silent) / Ernst Lubitsch in Berlin (Documentary)
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 4 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: December 4, 2007
- Originally Released: 1919
- Label: Kino Video
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Gerhard Ritterbrand & Victor Janson|
|Performer:||Victor Janson & Gerhard Ritterbrand|
|Directed by||Ernst Lubitsch & Robert Fischer|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Presaging such playful sex comedies as Lubitsch's Trouble in Paradise and Design for Living, The Doll follows the misadventures of an effete young man who must get married in order to inherit a fortune. He opts to purchase a remarkably lifelike doll and marry it instead, not realizing that the doll is actually the puppet-maker's flesh-and-blood daughter, in disguise.
Featuring interviews with daughter Nicola Lubitsch, film historians Enno Patalas and Jan-Christopher Horak and filmmaker Tom Tykwer (among others), Ernst Lubitsch In Berlin documents the life of the legendary filmmaker from his birth in 1892 to his departure for Hollywood in 1923. The feature-length documentary is sprinkled with excerpts from Lubitsch's rarely-seen early work (both as actor and director) and offers fascinating insights into the German film industry in the silent era.
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