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“Highly suggested” (Library Journal): the one full-length biography of mythical movie director Ernst Lubitsch, the director of such Hollywood classics as Trouble in Paradise, Ninotchka, and The store round the Corner.

In this groundbreaking biography of Ernst Lubitsch, undeniably some of the most very important and influential movie administrators and artists of all time, critic and biographer Scott Eyman, writer of the severely acclaimed ny Times bestseller John Wayne, examines not only the movies Lubitsch created, yet explores besides the lifetime of the fellow, a lifestyles jam-packed with either nice successes and overwhelming insecurities. the result's a desirable examine a guy and an era—Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Born in Berlin and transported to Hollywood within the Nineteen Twenties with assistance from Mary Pickford, Lubitsch introduced with him a degree of class and subtlety formerly unknown to American motion picture audiences. He was once speedy validated as a director of distinct caliber and contrast. He captivated audiences along with his specific “touch,” making a global of myth during which males are tall and good-looking (unlike Lubitsch himself) and humorously adept at getting girls into mattress, and the place the entire girls are attractive and fascinating and able to giving in addition to receiving love. He revived the flagging profession of Marlene Dietrich and, in Ninotchka, created Greta Garbo’s so much winning movie. whilst motion picture buffs communicate of “the Lubitsch touch,” they confer with a feeling of favor and flavor, humor and humanity that outlined the flicks of 1 of Hollywood’s all-time nice administrators. within the heritage of the medium, nobody has ever relatively equaled his detailed talent.

Written with the cooperation of a unprecedented ensemble of eyewitnesses, and remarkable entry to the records of Paramount photos, this can be a captivating biography as wealthy and various as its subject—sure to thrill movie buffs of all kinds, specifically those that champion Lubitsch as one of many maximum filmmakers ever.

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