BLAUE ENGEL/BLUE ANGEL (PG) GERMANY 1931 B/W STERNBERG, JOSEF VON £19.99
Marlene Dietrich stars in this classic adaptation of Heinrich Mann’s novel. Now available in much improved quality and in Dual Format (Blu-ray + DVD) with both the German-language “main” version, and the simultaneously shot English-language version.
Also included are newly translated optional subtitles on the German-language version; a new exclusive video essay on the film by critic and scholar Tag Gallagher; a feature-length audio commentary by critic and scholar Tony Rayns on the German-language version; the original 1929 screen test with Marlene Dietrich; an archival 1971 interview clip with Dietrich; three clips of Dietrich in performance from 1963 and 1972 concerts; the theatrical and re-release trailers; and a 48-PAGE BOOKLET containing: a 1968 essay by Josef von Sternberg about the film; a complete timeline of the film’s production history by Werner Sudendorf; and copious rare archival imagery from the production provided by Sudendorf and the Deutsche Kinemathek.
DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/german-films-on-dvd