In Search of Beethoven (2009) Phil Grabsky, Emanuel Ax, Jonathan Biss, Riccardo Chailly, Documentary, Biography, Music
Nirgendwo in Afrika / Nowhere in Africa (2001) Caroline Link, Juliane Köhler, Merab Ninidze, Matthias Habich, Biography, Drama
The Helen Morgan Story (1957) Michael Curtiz, Ann Blyth, Paul Newman, Richard Carlson, Biography, Drama, Music
The 1920’s and 30’s career of singer Helen Morgan is followed from her early days singing outdoors in a carnival, through her speak-easy and chorus-girl days, to her stardom on Broadway in Ziegfeld’s “Show Boat”.
Interrupted Melody (1955) Curtis Bernhardt, Glenn Ford, Eleanor Parker, Roger Moore, Biography, Drama, Music
Abraham Lincoln (1930) D.W. Griffith, Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Biography, Drama, History
This is a biographical film on the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali. Young Dali, already famous in Europe, arrives in New York in the 1940s because that’s where the money is, and the war isn’t.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) William Dieterle, Paul Muni, Josephine Hutchinson, Anita Louise, Biography, Drama, History
In 1860 Paris, chemist Louis Pasteur is considered a quack within the medical community for advocating that doctors and surgeons wash their hands and boil their instruments to destroy microbes that can kill their patients.