Lubitsch In Berlin - Fairy Tales Melodramas And Sex Comedies DVD

Lubitsch In Berlin - Fairy Tales Melodramas And Sex Comedies DVD
Before he arrived in Hollywood to leave his indelible (and inimitable) mark on timeless comedies like Trouble in Paradise and The Shop Around the Corner, Ernst Lubitsch created an expansive body of work in Germany that proved to be as varied in its tone as it was sophisticated in its measure of man and woman. This box set collects six recently restored works from the silent phase of Lubitsch's career, and casts new light on the director both as a fully-formed comic master, and as a virtuoso of cinematographic technique. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present these six workd by Ernst Lubitsch for the first time on DVD in the UK. Ich Mochte kein Mann sein (1918). Die Puppe (1919). Die Austernprinzessin (1919). Sumurun (1920). Anna Boleyn (1920). Die Bergkatze (1921). 

Special Six Disc Box Set Including:
Six Features Across Five Discs, Including A Sixth Disc Containing Robert Fischer's 2006 Feature-Length Documentary Ernst Lubitsch In Berlin: From Schonhauser Allee To Hollywood, Original German Intertitles With Newly Translated, Optional English Subtitles, Exclusive Concertina Score For Die Puppe, By Bernard Wrigley, 32-Page Booklet Containing Liner Notes For All Six Features By Film-Writers David Cairns, Anna Thorngate, And Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.33:1
AudioGerman Dolby Digital
BBFCPG
Case TypeBoxset Amaray
CastOssi Oswalda,Curt Goetz,Ferry Sikla
ColourBlack & White
DirectorErnst Lubitsch
Discs6
FormatDVD
FormatIncludes - Booklet
IFCONone
LanguageGerman
RegionDVD 2
Released2014-02-10
Run Time580
SubtitleEnglish
Year1920

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Tags: 1920s, Masters of Cinema, Director Boxset, Silent Movies, German, Black and White