Call number: DVD-3965


Lubitsch in Berlin

On 6 DVDs

This is DVD 1, containing

LUBITSCH, Ernst
Ich möchte kein Mann sein [I Wouldn't Like to be a Man]

Projektions-AG "Union" (PAGU), Berlin, 1918
Producer: Paul Davidson
Screenplay: Ernst Lubitsch (and Hanns Kräly, uncredited)
Photography: Theodor Sparkuhl
Production design: Kurt Richter

Ossi 					Ossi Oswalda	
Ossi's tutor Dr Kersten 		Kurt Götz	 
Ossi's uncle				Ferry Sikla	
Ossi's governess			Margarete Kupfer	
With: Victor Janson	
45 minutes
German intertitles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music score

AND

LUBITSCH, Ernst
Die Puppe [The Doll]

Projektions-AG "Union" (PAGU), Berlin, 1919
Producer: Paul Davidson
Screenplay: Hanns Kräly, Ernst Lubitsch, from A. E. Willner's "Eine lustige Geschichte aus einer Spielzeugschachtel" based on motifs from E. T. A. Hoffmann's "Der Sandmann"
Photography: Theodor Sparkuhl
Production design: Kurt Richter
Music for this edition: Bernard Wrigley

		
Baron von Chanterelle 	                Max Kronert	
Lancelot, his nephew	                Hermann Thimig
The dollmaker Hilarius	                Victor Janson	 
Frau Hilarius 			        Marga Köhler	
Ossi, their daughter		        Ossi Oswalda	
Hilarius's apprentice	                Gerhard Ritterband	
Prior				        Jakob Tiedtke
Lancelot's nanny 		        Josefine Dora	
Property master in the opening scene 	Ernst Lubitsch	
With: Paul Morgan, Arthur Weinschenk, Herr Lapitski
64 minutes
German intertitles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music score

DVD
Region code 2
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features New, transfer officially licenced by the Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung, Wiesbaden, from restored materials
New and exclusive concertina score on Die Puppe, composed, performed, and recorded by Bernard Wrigley
Booklet with essays by Anna Thorngate and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 94

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