1925. Germany. E. A. Dupont. Approx. 75 min.
With organ accompaniment by Ben Model
Thursday, February 5, 2009, 1:30 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
1925. Germany. Directed by E. A. Dupont. With Emil Jannings, Lya de Putti, Warwick Ward. A condemned man tells the cautionary tale of how he abandoned his wife and child for a beautiful dancer, partnered with a famous acrobat in a circus act, and conceived a high-wire murder after discovering an affair between his lover and his partner. Silent. Approx. 75 min.