German Films: Early classicsby quietgiant2 | created - 29 Sep 2014 | updated - 1 day ago | Public
RELATED LISTS German Films after 1945 http://www.imdb.com/list/ls068939014/ UFA Pictures (1933-1945) http://www.imdb.com/list/ls000033422/ 15 movies of Karl Valentin http://www.imdb.com/list/ls000357224/
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1. Victor and Victoria (1933)
84 min | Comedy, Musical
Aspiring singer Susanne takes over for ham actor Viktor at a small cabaret in Berlin where he works a woman impersonator and per chance she's discovered by an agent, who thinks that she ... See full summary »
2. Anna and Elizabeth (1933)
74 min | Drama
Anna a young girl is thought of having the ability to heal people mysteriously. Elisabeth a middle aged aristocratic woman, is disabled and puts all her hopes in meeting Anna and having her disability heal by her.
4. Liebelei (1933)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Vienna in the beginning of the twentieth century. Cavalry Lieutenant Fritz Lobheimer is about to end his affair with Baroness Eggerdorff when he meets the young Christine, the daughter of ... See full summary »
5. Tugboat M 17 (1933)
78 min | Drama
Heinrich George plays Henner who lives with his wife and child on a tugboat, going on the river to Berlin. There he meets the attractive Gescha (Betty Amann), and a story of love, betrayal and sadness ensues.
6. Baby (1932)
82 min | Comedy, Musical
Baby, a count's daughter, longs for a stage career, while her best friend, a chorus girl, longs for an education. When Baby's parents find out she has cheated them, they decide to send her ... See full summary »
9. The Prince from Arcadien (1932)
89 min | Drama
Both the King and his son have been deposed by popular demand. The now Prinz of Arkadia certainly enjoys his new role, which without much changing his lifestyle leaves him free to ... See full summary »
10. Razzia in St. Pauli (1932)
74 min | Crime, Drama
Illustrates both the powerlessness of the ordinary worker as well as an intimate portrait of the joys and sorrows of a small group of people in the harbor section of Hamburg.
13. Durchlaucht amüsiert sich (1932)
Princess Melanie wants to examine her future husband and pretends to be his maid. His Highness plays the secretary. While a goofy servant mimics the baron, he himself takes time to flirt with the alleged maid.
18. Die verkaufte Braut (1932)
77 min | Comedy, Music
Bohemia in the 19th century, stage-coach driver Hans, loves the mayor's daughter Marie, but she is promised Wenzel, the son of another wealthy farmer. Marie refuses to marry Wenzel because ... See full summary »
20. The Blue from the Sky (1932)
77 min | Musical, Romance
Anni happily starts working as underground ticket seller. A passenger in a rush leaves owing part of the ticket. He happens to be a night pilot for the postal service. He pays his debt and ... See full summary »
21. Queen of Atlantis (1932)
87 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Two French Foreign Legionnaires are lost amid the shifting sands of the Sahara Desert when they stumble across the entrance to an underground world. Searching this new found subterranean ... See full summary »
22. Sehnsucht 202 (1932)
79 min | Comedy, Musical
A musical comedy set in Vienna. The title refers to the name of a perfume. Two young women reply to newspaper advertisements but their replies are confused. The two young directors of the ... See full summary »
24. Der Rebell (1932)
65 min | Drama
A young medical student returns to his Tyrolean home to find out that Napoleon's troops have taken over the area and that his mother and sister have been murdered.
27. Yorck (1931)
102 min | Biography, Drama, War
The story of General Yorck von Wartenburg, a commander in the army of Prussian King Wilhelm, who defied the king's orders for the Prussian army to join Napoleon in his invason of Russia.
29. Congress Dances (1931)
85 min | Comedy, History, Musical
Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.
31. Nie wieder Liebe! (1931)
88 min | Comedy, Musical
An American millionaire, who had always bad luck with women, bets that he can live without them for five years. But after four and a half years travling around on his yacht, he rescues a ... See full summary »
32. Comradeship (1931)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Plea against war and for friendship between peoples, through the story of French miners rescued by German colleagues after a firedamp explosion.
34. The 3 Penny Opera (1931)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the 'king of the beggars'.
35. Emil und die Detektive (1931)
75 min | Adventure, Family, Drama
Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.
40. The Theft of the Mona Lisa (1931)
89 min | Drama
A painter working at the Louvre is struck by the Mona Lisa. When he meets a girl who he thinks resembles the painting and she wants him to become famous he has the idea of robbing the painting. Based on the 1911 real robbery.
41. The Captain from Köpenick (1931)
107 min | Comedy
A poor cobbler named Wilhelm Voigt purchased the second-hand uniform of a Prussian infantry captain. Wearing this, he traveled to the borough of Köpenick and ordered a troop of guardsmen to... See full summary »
45. Der Mann, der den Mord beging (1931)
93 min | Drama
The Marquis de Sévigné is put in a difficult position when he falls for the lovely Lady Falkland, a married woman whose husband, the strict Lord Falkland, subjects her to constant abuse.
48. Danton (1931)
92 min | Drama