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  • Hell on Earth

    1931. Germany. Victor Trivas. 92 min.

Sunday, January 30, 2011, 2:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • Hell on Earth

    1931. Germany. Directed by Victor Trivas. Screenplay by Trivas, based on an idea by Leonhard Frank. With Ernst Busch, Vladimir Sokoloff, Hugh Stephens Douglas, Louis Douglas. In this film, which was banned by the Nazis in 1933, five soldiers, finding themselves marooned together in no-man’s land, “discover they are separated...by language and uniforms, but otherwise they have the same thoughts and feelings. Why are they enemies?” (Felix Scherret, Vorwarts newspaper, December 1931). Courtesy of Deutsche Kinemathek. In several languages; no English subtitles. 92 min.

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