1929. Germany. Joe May. 90 min.
Introduced by Werner Sudendorf, Chief Curator of Documentation, Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen. With piano accompaniment by Stuart Oderman
Friday, March 4, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1929. Germany. Directed by Joe May. Screenplay by Fred Majo (aka Joe May), Hans Székely, Rolf E. Vanloo, from a story by Vanloo. With Albert Steinrück, Else Heller, Gustav Fröhlich, Betty Amann. In one of the most fluid and sexually charged of Weimar cinema’s “street” films, the alleys are mean, the dwellings shadowed, the staircases photogenic, the women seductive, the men naïve, and everybody desperate. Print courtesy Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin. Silent. 90 min.
In the Film exhibition Weimar Cinema, 1919–1933: Daydreams and Nightmares
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