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Ernst Lubitsch

Film Director (28-Jan-1892 — 30-Nov-1947)


Barbara Bowman. Master Space: Film Images of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. 192pp.

Robert L. Carringer; Barry Sabath. Ernst Lubitsch: A Guide to References and Resources. G. K. Hall. 1978. 262pp.

Scott Eyman. Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. 1993.

Sabine Hake. Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch. Princeton University Press. 1992. 215pp.

Nora Henry. Ethics and Social Criticism in the Hollywood Films of Erich von Stroheim, Ernst Lubitsch, and Billy Wilder. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 2000. 264pp.

Leland A. Poague. The Cinema of Ernst Lubitsch. A. S. Barnes. 1978. 183pp.

Kristin Thompson. Herr Lubitsch Goes to Hollywood: German and American Film After World War I. Amsterdam University Press. 2005. 154pp.

Herman G. Weinberg. The Lubitsch Touch: A Critical Study. Dover Publications. 1977. 365pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.431)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.922)

  7. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.259)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.876)

  9. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.343)

  10. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.203)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.339)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.254)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.618)

  14. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.535-37)

  15. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.523-24)

  16. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.292-94)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.457)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.310)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.209)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.342)

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