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Der Blaue Engel

Der Blaue Engel

Der Blaue Engel

1930 / 106min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: JOSEF VON STERNBERG

CAST: MARLENE DIETRICH, EMIL JANNINGS, KURT GERRON, ROSA VALETTI

Mild-mannered, uptight schoolteacher Emil Jannings lives a faultlessly law-abiding, by-the-book existence, but it’s all over when he gets a glimpse of Dietrich’s nightclub chanteuse Lola-Lola, and is immediately ready to ruin himself for her amusement. The first collaboration between Dietrich and von Sternberg made her an international star, and linked her forever to her seductive, world-weary delivery of the song “Falling in Love Again.” We’re showing the German-language version, preceded by a four-minute-long Dietrich screen test.

Der Blaue Engel is part of the series Marlene