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April 12, 2009

The Blue Angel (Classic Film Pick)

10047991A~L-Angelo-Azzurro-The-Blue-Angel-Posters Josef von Sternberg’s 1930 masterpiece launched Marlene Dietrich to international fame with her role as Lola Lola, a dance-hall singer and dancer who seduces and destroys the life of an aging professor played by Emil Jannings. One of the first films to usher in sound in cinema, “The Blue Angel” remains an outstanding cinematic achievement that has influenced untold numbers of artists in all avenues of performance and exhibition.    

(A+) (Five Stars)



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