Ernst Lubitsch’s – MADAME DU BARRY/ALS ICH TOT WAR – releases on Dual Format (Blu-ray + DVD) edition

Madame DuBarryMADAME DU BARRY/ALS ICH TOT WAR (PG) 1919/1916 GERMANY
LUBITSCH, ERNST £19.99
Silent film by about the life of the infamous mistress of King Louis XV of France.

Also included in this edition is Lubitsch’s earliest surviving film, the 1916 Als ich tot war, which stars the director himself in a lead role that involves his faked suicide and (prefiguring the later Die Puppe.) an infiltration of the domestic space whilst in disguise.

Dual Format (Blu-ray + DVD) edition.

EXTRA FEATURES –

New high-definition 1080p presentation of the films on the Blu-ray, and progressive encode on the DVD

Original German intertitles with newly translated optional English subtitles

Lubitsch’s earliest surviving film, Als ich tot war [1916]

36-PAGE BOOKLET containing new essays on each of the films by critic and filmmaker David Cairns, and rare archival imagery

DVD available to buy at –  http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/german-films-on-dvd

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