• Broken Lullaby (The Man I Killed)

    1932. USA. Ernst Lubitsch. 75 min.

Saturday, December 1, 2007, 4:00 p.m.

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

  • Broken Lullaby (The Man I Killed)

    1932. USA. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Screenplay by Samson Raphaelson, Ernest Vajda, based on the play L'Homme que J'ai Tué by Maurice Rostand. With Lionel Barrymore, Phillips Holmes, Nancy Carroll. In one of Lubitsch's grand indictments of historical ills, a French soldier seeks out the family of a German soldier he killed during the Great War, only to fall in love with the man's fiancée. Another collaboration between Lubitsch and Raphaelson, Broken Lullaby is also the second screenwriting collaboration between Raphaelson and Vajda. Their third and final collaboration together, also with Lubitsch, was The Merry Widow (1934). 75 min.

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