Tag: GERMANY

May 18, 2019 / Foreign

Though made in Germany, this film version of Johann Strauss’ comic opera Die Fledermaus was distributed in the U.S. by the Russian firm of Artkino. Such full-throated singing personalities as Marte Harell, Johannes Heesters, Willi Dohm and Haus Brauseweiter go through the time-honored paces of the opera’s libretto, wherein an upper-class Viennese gentleman simultaneously tries to avoid arrest and to prove his wife’s fidelity.

May 13, 2019 / Foreign

At the border of an imaginary country, a miller lives in peace with his family. But evil lurks in the form of a new assistant who is a spy of the enemy country and who, led by an officer disguised as a peddler, is to prepare the foreign troops’ attack. But in the meantime he falls in love with the miller’s daughter, who however doesn’t like his advances. When the war breaks out, the mill gets occupied by foreign troops; however, the miller’s daughter falls in love with one of the enemy soldiers…

March 5, 2019 / Foreign
March 4, 2019 / Foreign

Harry Piel plays Harry Peel, a guy who receives a urgent telephone call from a friend who has returned from South America recently. The call is being made from the circus “Beely” and our hero arrives there too late to prevent the murder.

January 20, 2019 / Foreign

The Marquis de Sévigné is put in a difficult position when he falls for the lovely Lady Falkland, a married woman whose husband, the strict Lord Falkland, subjects her to constant abuse.

October 28, 2018 / Foreign

In 1915, Captain Liers, commander of a submarine is leaving his hometown, where he, his 2nd officer and the radio-operator, spend their shore leave. On patrol they sink a British armored cruiser, but while returning to their harbor, they’re attacked. They’re able to sink it, but the trap has alarmed a destroyer, that sinks their sub. The sub lays on the sea bed at 200 feet, and except for the bridge, it is full of water. 10 members of the crew survived, but there are only 8 rescue devices.

October 2, 2018 / Foreign
September 24, 2018 / Foreign

Prague in the 1860s: Balduin is a popular, handsome student, the best fencer in town, in amicable rivalry with his friend Dahl for the affections of Lydia, the innkeeper’s niece. While the students are celebrating Lydia’s birthday, the opera singer Julia Stella arrives at the inn – and Balduin’s life begins to unravel. He is immediately infatuated with the glamorous singer – but she is already kept by an admirer, the wealthy and foppish Baron Waldis. How can a poor student hope to compete? The mysterious Dr. Carpis, who also has ties to Julia and is jealous of the Baron, intervenes. But the price will be higher than Balduin can ever imagine.