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Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch

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A collaborator with Warner Brothers and Paramount in the early days of sound film, the German film director Ernst Lubitsch (1892-1947) is famous for his sense of ironic detachment and for the eroticism he infused into such comedies as So This Is Paris and Trouble in Paradise. In a general introduction to his silent and early sound films (1914-1932) and in close readings of his comedies, Sabine Hake focuses on the visual strategies Lubitsch used to convey irony and analyzes his contribution to the rise of classical narrative ...

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Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch 1992, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691008783

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Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch 1992, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691031972

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