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Herr Lubitsch goes to Hollywood : German and American film after World War I

Author: Kristin Thompson
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2005.
Series: Film culture in transition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ernst Lubitsch, the German film director who left Berlin for Hollywood in 1923, is best remembered for the famous "Lubitsch touch" in such masterpieces as Trouble in Paradise and Ninotchka, featuring Greta Garbo. Kristin Thompson's study focuses on Lubitsch's silent films from the years between 1918 and 1927, tracing the impact this director had on consolidating classical Hollywood filmmaking. She gives a new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Thompson, Kristin, 1950-
Herr Lubitsch goes to Hollywood.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607595958
Named Person: Ernst Lubitsch; Ernst Lubitsch; Ernst Lubitsch; Ernst Lubitsch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Thompson
ISBN: 9053567097 9789053567098 9053567089 9789053567081
OCLC Number: 60036406
Description: 154 pages, [64] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Lubitsch's career --
Making the light come from the story : lighting --
Subduing the cluttered background : set design --
Guiding the viewer's attention : editing --
Peeking at the players : acting --
Mutual influences --
The Lubitsch touch.
Series Title: Film culture in transition.
Other Titles: German and American film after World War I
Responsibility: Kristin Thompson.
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