Marina, a prostitute, lives with the unsuccessful artist Alexander. Read More »
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Following World War I, after a long imprisonment, two German prisoner-of-war soldiers Read More »
The Eleven Devils AKA Die elf Teufel (1927) Zoltan Korda, Carl Boese, Gustav Fröhlich, Evelyn Holt, Lissy Arna
The story deals with two fictious teams: The poor workers’ club “Linda” named after the nice girl Read More »
Abenteuer in Wien AKA Adventures in Vienna (1952) Emil E. Reinert, Gustav Fröhlich, Cornell Borchers, Adrienne Gessner
In postwar Vienna, fate brings together a petty crook working under the table as a taxi driver and a famous concert pianist. Read More »
The Great King (1942) Veit Harlan, Otto Gebühr, Kristina Söderbaum, Gustav Fröhlich, Drama, History, War
King Frederick II (aka “Frederick the Great”) of Prussia is engaged in a major battle against the Austrian army at Kunersdorf, and things aren’t going well. Read More »
Joe May’s sensual drama of life in the Berlin underworld is in many ways the perfect summation of German filmmaking in the silent era: a dazzling visual style, a psychological approach to its characters, and the ability to take a simple and essentially melodramatic story and turn it into something more complex and inherently cinematic.
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Die verliebte Firma / The Company’s in Love (1932) Max Ophüls, Gustav Fröhlich, Anny Ahlers, Lien Deyers, Comedy
The story follows a movie crew who is filming a musical in a small and idyllic alpine village. After their temperamental leading lady drops out of the film, they decide to replace her with the village’s young post office clerk Gretl, who returns to Berlin with them. There she has to struggle with the movie’s all-male crew, who all try to woo and win her.
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