Lubitsch, Ernst 1892-1947
Most widely held works about Ernst Lubitsch
Most widely held works by Ernst Lubitsch
The shop around the corner ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.
Ninotchka ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot bubbles merrily as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire).
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 932 libraries worldwide
"The world is on the brink of war-- but the show must go on. So Joseph Tura, the Polish actor who put the ham in Hamlet, stare beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be..."--Container.
Heaven can wait ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women.
Trouble in paradise ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
"When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet. But when Gaston becomes romantically entangled with Mme. Colet, their larcenous ruse is jeopardized and Gaston is forced to choose between two beautiful women"--Container.
Ernst Lubitsch's Ninotchka, starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas ( Book )
5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
To be or not to be ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Two actors, Frederick and Anna Bronski, get caught up in Germany's invasion of Poland, a leaking of top secret information and an incredible plot to thwart the Nazis.
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Design for living: Two free-wheeling Americans share an apartment in Paris and fall in love with the same woman.
The merry widow ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1934 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The merry widow of the title is Sonia, the wealthy and beautiful young woman from the tiny European country, Marshovia. When she moves to Paris, she is courted by the suave Prince Danilo who needs her money to save his country from financial ruin.
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness.
One hour with you by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
A seemingly blissful couple's marriage hits the skids when the wife's flirtatious school chum comes on to her husband a bit too strong.
Monte Carlo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
An independent-minded countess leaves her foppish prince fiancé at the altar and whisks away to the Riviera.
The love parade ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1929 and 2008 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.
The smiling lieutenant ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
A Viennese lieutenant is enamored of a freethinking all-girl-orchestra-leading cutie. But complications ensue when the sexually repressed princess of Flausenthurm sets her sights on him.
The Marriage circle ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1924 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Story of marital infidelity and mix-ups.
Sumurun an oriental play in six acts ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 158 libraries worldwide
In this blending of melodrama and comedy, the story of a rebellious harem member who rejects the sheikh and falls in love with a merchant is interwoven with several other related stories.
The wildcat a grotesque in four acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
The commander of a remote fort (and his lovely daughter) eagerly awaits a new lieutenant. En route, he is captured by outlaws who roam the snow-covered mountains and the daughter of their leader quickly falls for the young officer, setting in motion an outrageous farce.
Anna Boleyn a historical drama in six acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Tragic drama of the second wife of England's Henry VIII, made in Berlin by Lubitsch before he moved to Hollywood to make comedies.
The oyster princess a grotesque comedy in 4 acts ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The Oyster Princess: a comedy in which a pampered American oyster tycoon plans to find a prince to marry his much-indulged daughter, but things don't go his way. I don't wanna be a man: while her father is away, a teenage tomboy impersonates a man in this gender-bending absurdist comedy.
That uncertain feeling ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and French and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A comedy in which a seemingly happy couple (Oberon and Douglas) realize they aren't so happy when an egotistical, eccentric musician (Meredith) enters the scene.
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