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American films of Ernst Lubitsch

Robert William Mills

American films of Ernst Lubitsch

a critical history.

by Robert William Mills

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lubitsch, Ernst, -- 1892-1947.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 213 leaves ;
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15057532M

    Some of the lost films seem tantalizing indeed, such as Rausch/Intoxication, a silent film based on a Strindberg play and starring Asta Nielsen; My Wife, the Film Actress, a comedy starring Ossi Oswalda, which is one of the 13 films that gifted comedienne made with Lubitsch; and Kiss Me Again, a American silent some people of the. After a rather sparse year for silent films being released on DVD, the end of is turning out to be rather full. Two weeks ago I covered the three disc set The Films of Jacques Feyder, and this time around I have reviews of four Ernst Lubitsch DVDs .

    Kristin Thompson's study focuses on Lubitsch's silent films from the years between and , tracing the impact this director had on consolidating classical Hollywood filmmaking. She gives a new assessment of the stylistic two-way traffic between the American and the German film industries, after World War I each other's strongest rival in.   In this groundbreaking biography of Ernst Lubitsch, undeniably one of the most important and influential film directors and artists of all time, critic and biographer Scott Eyman, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller John Wayne, examines not just the films Lubitsch created, but explores as well the life of the man, a Brand: Simon & Schuster.

    Ernst Lubitsch was a German American film director, producer, writer, and actor. He is recognized as one of the comic masters of the cinema. A brilliant craftsman, he is chiefly admired for his witty political satires and inventive bedroom farces.   Film historian, critic and biographer Joseph McBride’s critical study of German American filmmaker Ernst Lubitsch () is a remarkable book about a remarkable figure.


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Ernst Lubitsch's American Comedy Hardcover – October 1, by William Paul (Author) › Visit Amazon's William Paul Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 3. ☯ Full Synopsis: "When movie lovers speak of the "Lubitsch touch," they refer to a singular sense of style and taste, humor and humanity, that suffused the films of one of Hollywood's greatest directors.

In this first ever full-length biography of Ernst Lubitsch, Scott Eyman takes readers behind the scenes of such classic films as Trouble in.

Joseph McBride analyzes Lubitsch’s films in rich detail in the first in-depth critical study to consider the full scope of his work and its evolution in both his native and adopted lands.

McBride explains the “Lubitsch Touch” and shows how the director challenged American attitudes toward romance and sex. Film historian Joseph McBride's tome How Did Lubitsch Do It.

makes a comprehensive and enthusiastic case for [Lubitsch]'s importance., New York Times Book Review Though some early Lubitsch films are lost, McBride rescues the director's neglected and underrated reputation, securing his legacy with critical insights and sound scholarship in Cited by: 1.

Ernst Lubitsch, (born JanuBerlin, Germany —died NovemHollywood, California, U.S.), German-born American motion-picture director who was best known for sophisticated comedies of manners and romantic comedies.

Lubitsch was an anomaly as an active director who also served as the head of production at a major studio, as he did briefly at. 51 rows  This is a list of films directed by Ernst Lubitsch. He made a total of 72 films (44. The films of Ernst Lubitsch ranked by tobias_ | created - 04 Sep | updated Book (2) Bookstore (2) Character Name As Title (2) Claim In Title (2) Comedy Of Manners (2) An American heiress seeks the hand of an impoverished German prince.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch. The Marriage Circle () began Lubitsch's unprecedented run of sophisticated films that mirrored the American scene (though always relocated to foreign or imaginary lands) and all its skewed panorama of the human condition.

There was a smooth transition between his silent films for Warner Bros. and the sound movies--usually at Paramount--now. When I first came to love Ernst Lubitsch's films in the late s by seeing his romantic comedy "Trouble in Paradise" at the University of Wisconsin, I thought, "I've just seen this guy's.

Critic's Picks: A July To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A. Yang and notable new LGBT films at Outfest. ERNST LUBITSCH AT THE a two-month retrospective of the great German-American filmmaker Author: Jordan Cronk. COVID Resources.

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In this groundbreaking biography of Ernst Lubitsch, undeniably one of the most important and influential film directors and artists of all time, critic and biographer Scott Eyman, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller John Wayne, examines not just the films Lubitsch created, but explores as well the life of the man, a Released on: Ap Get this from a library.

Herr Lubitsch Goes to Hollywood: German and American Film after World War I. [Kristin Thompson] -- Ernst Lubitsch, the German filmmaker who left Berlin for Hollywood in the s, is best remembered today for the famous "Lubitsch touch" in such masterpieces as Ninotchka, which featured Greta.

There are films that are lost or so deteriorated that they take on the quality of a holy grail. “Rosita” (), the first American movie by the German director Ernst Lubitsch, is one. The mystifying quality of Lubitsch’s films—the lighthearted and playful approach to sex and love, the subtle humor, the mastery in visual storytelling without any tedious exposition, the charming visual wit, you name it—has been recognized as the famous and frequently used “Lubitsch touch,” a phrase first coined for the marketing.

The fascinating work is a study of the life and films of German American filmmaker Ernst Lubitsch (), famed for The Marriage Circle (), Lady Windermere’s Fan (), Trouble in. Ernst Lubitsch's American Comedy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(3).

Ernst Lubitsch. As those attending our summer Ernst Lubitsch series know, How Did Lubitsch Do It?Ernst Lubitsch Revisited celebrates a new book by film historian Joseph McBride.

Given the book’s recent publication, I jumped at the chance to curate a program of Lubitsch films, because the director who died in has accompanied me throughout my. Ernst Lubitsch was an American film director and producer.

He was considered to be Hollywood's most elegant and sophisticated director. The Shop Around the Corner (Ernst Lubitsch, ) Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen, ) Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis, ) An A-Z of the greatest American films.

Ernst Lubitsch, the German filmmaker who left Berlin for Hollywood in the s, is best remembered today for the famous "Lubitsch touch" in such masterpieces as Ninotchka, which featured Greta Garbo's first-ever screen smile, and Heaven Can Wait. Kristin Thompson's study analyzes Lubitsch's earlier silent films of to in order to trace the mutual influences .I will be writing about a selection of Ernst Lubitsch silents, made in Germany in the late teens for The Unexpected Blogothan which start on December 7th.

Ernst Lubitsch Silents I wrote about Red Dust ('32), which starred Clark Gable, Jean Harlow & Mary Astor & compared it to the remake, Mogambo ('53) which also starred Gable, but with Ava.

Herr Lubitsch Goes to Hollywood book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ernst Lubitsch, the German filmmaker who left Berlin /5.