Tagged: ernst lubitsch

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Monday Movie: So This Is Paris, by David Bax

Pre-Code is a term that generally is used to describe sound films produced by Hollywood before Joseph Breen took over the enforcement of the Hays Code, about a four or five year period. But that doesn’t mean the ribald sensibilities...

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51. Ernst Lubitsch

ERNST LUBITSCH NINOTCHKA, SHOP AROUND THE CORNER, HEAVEN CAN WAIT, TROUBLE IN PARADISE A German expatriate who fled the Nazi regime, Lubitsch had a flare for comedy unparalleled at his time. His movies were known for perfectly balancing tragedy and...