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Uniform Title Blaue Engel (Motion picture)
Title Der blaue Engel [videorecording] / UFA ; eine Erich Pommer Produktion ; Frei nach dem Roman "Professor Unrat" von Heinrich Mann. Unter Mitwirkung des Autors für den Tonfilm geschrieben von Carl Zuckmayer und Karl Vollmöller ; Drehbuch, Robert Liebmann ; Regie, Josef von Sternberg = The blue angel / UFA ; an Erich Pommer Production ; Adapted from a novel by Heinrich Mann ; written by Carl Zuckmayer, Karl Vollmöller and Robert Liebmann ; directed by Josef von Sternberg.

Imprint New York : Kino on Video, [2001]
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    G BLA    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Central Library DVD    BLU    Staff Reported Missing
Description 2 videodiscs (102, 100 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "Both the German and an English/German version of The Blue Angel film were filmed at the same time. The English version was destined for the English-speaking territories, but the somewhat hair-raising accents of the actors made the German version the more internationally popular."--Note on disc menu, Disc 2.
Both films originally released as motion pictures in 1930.
Based on the novel Professor Unrath by Heinrich Mann.
Contents Disc 1. German version (102 min.) with optional audio commentary by German film historian Werner Sudendorf ; Bonus features: Scene comparison ; Screen test ; Trailer ; Marlene [Dietrich] interview ; Marlene [Dietrich] performances ; Photo gallery ; Facts & dates ; Cast & crew ; DVD credits -- Disc 2. English version (100 min.).
Credits Photography, Gunther Rittau, Hans Schneeberger ; editing, Sam Winston (listed as S.K. Winston in English version) ; music, Friedrich Holländer ; sound, Fritz Thiery.
Cast Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti, Hans Albers, Reinhold Bernt.
Summary A middle-aged instructor at a boys' prep school becomes infatuated with a singer from a sleazy cafe. He is forced to leave his respectable job. He marries the singer and travels with her performing troupe, sinking ever lower. When she leaves him for someone new, he returns to his former school as a broken old man.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.19:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language German version has optional English subtitles.
Subject Singers -- Germany -- Drama.
Nightclubs -- Germany -- Drama.
High school teachers -- Germany -- Drama.
Unrequited love -- Germany -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Germany -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, German.
Added Author Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969. Director.
Liebmann, Robert. Screenwriter.
Zuckmayer, Carl, 1896-1977.
Vollmöller, Karl, 1878-1948.
Jannings, Emil, 1884-1950. Actor.
Dietrich, Marlene. Actor.
Hollaender, Friedrich.
Sudendorf, Werner, 1950-
Mann, Heinrich, 1871-1950. Professor Unrat.
UFA (Firm)
Kino International Corporation.
Note Title on container: Blue angel
Standard No. 738329022624
Music No. K226 DVD Kino on Video

 
    
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