After the old-books shop closes, portraits of the Strumpet, Death, and the Devil come to life and amuse themselves by reading stories–about themselves, of course, in various guises and eras. Read More »
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Unheimliche Geschichten / Tales of the Uncanny (1932) Richard Oswald, Paul Wegener, Maria Koppenhöfer, Blandine Ebinger, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror
A crazed scientist, Morder (Paul Wegener), driven even crazier by his nagging wife, murders her and walls her up in a basement, a la Poe’s The Black Cat. Read More »
My Song Goes Round the World (1934) Richard Oswald, Joseph Schmidt, John Loder, Charlotte Ander, Drama, Musical
Ricardo is a brilliant singer struggling for success in Venice. He gets a contract in a recording house and his voice becomes famous, but his short stature makes performances still elusive. When he meets Nina he makes her briefly believe his tall and handsome friend Rico is the singer. English version of the original German release the previous year also played by tenor Joseph Schmidt, one of his few pictures.
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