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The Eyes of the Mummy Ma (1918)

Germany 63m, B&W, Silent Director: Ernst Lubitsch; Cast: Pola Negri, Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Max Laurence, Margarete Kupfer An early Lubitsch film, before he developed his “touch”, The Eyes of … Continue reading

04/01/2017 · Leave a comment

Als Ich Tot War (1916)

Germany 36m, B&W, Silent Director: Ernst Lubitsch; Cast: Ernst Lubitsch, Louise Schenrin, Lanchen Voss, Julius Falkenstein When I was Dead is a romantic comedy about a husband who gets locked out … Continue reading

01/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Ninotchka (1939)

US 110m, B&W Director: Ernst Lubitsch; Cast: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Sig Ruman, Felix Bressart, Alexander Granach, Bela Lugosi Ahead of its time, Ninotchka is a comedic pre-Cold … Continue reading

01/07/2013 · 2 Comments

To Be or Not to Be (1942)

US 99m, B&W Director: Ernst Lubitsch; Cast: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart, Sig Ruman As a secret lover’s code, the utterance of the phrase “To be, or … Continue reading

06/21/2011 · Leave a comment

Trouble in Paradise (1932)

US 82m, B&W Director: Ernst Lubitsch; Cast: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton Trouble in Paradise is a delightfully funny pre-code “screwball” romantic comedy that … Continue reading

02/10/2011 · 2 Comments