Call number: DVD-3606


Von STERNBERG, Josef
Der blaue Engel [The Blue Angel]

Ufa, 1930
Producer: Erich Pommer
Freely adapted by Carl Zuckmayer and Karl Vollmöller in collaboration with the author from the novel Professor Unrat by Heinrich Mann
Screenplay: Robert Liebmann
Photography: Günther Rittau, Hans Schneeberger
Production design: Otto Hunte, Emil Hler
Music: Friedrich Holländer

Professor Immanuel Rath			Emil Jannings
Lola Lola				Marlene Dietrich
Kiepert, the magician			Kurt Gerron 
Guste, the magician's wife		Rosa Valetti 
Mazeppa, the Strong Man			Hans Albers 
The clown				Reinhold Bernt 
The school director			Eduard von Winterstein 
The caretaker of the secondary school	Hans Roth 
Pupil Angst				Rolf Müller  
Pupil Lohmann				Roland Varno  
Pupil Ertzum				Karl Balhaus  
Pupil Goldstaub				Robert Klein-Lörk  
Innkeeper				Karl Huszar-Puffy  
Captain					Wilhelm Diegelmann  
Policeman				Gerhard Bienert  
Rath's maid				Ilse Fürstenberg
107 minutes
In German with optional English subtitles
AND
104 minutes
In English

On 2 DVDs and 1 Blu-Ray disc

This is the Blu-Ray disc, containing BOTH the German language version and the English language version of the film

DVD
Region code B
Aspect ratio 1.19:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features New 1080p HD presentation of both the German-language and English-language versions of the film
Newly translated optional subtitles on the German-language version, and SDH on the English-language version
New and exclusive feature-length audio commentary by Tony Rayns on the German-language version
'Who am I?', new video essay on the films by Tag Gallagher recorded in November 2012, 30 minutes, in English
1929 Original screen test with Marlene Dietrich, 4 minutes, in German with optional English subtitles
1971 interview clip with Marlene Dietrich, 1½ minutes, in English
Dietrich in concert: 3 songs:
'Falling in Love Again', performed in Stockholm in 1963, 3½ minutes
'Lola', performed during the "I Wish You Love" performance in London in 1972, 2 minutes 14 seconds
'You're the Cream in My Coffee', performed during the "I Wish You Love" performance in London in 1972, 3½ minutes
Theatrical trailer, in German with optional English subtitles, 4 minutes
Re-release trailer, in German with optional English subtitles, 3 minutes
48 page booklet containing a 1968 essay by von Sternberg on the film
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 49

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