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Lubitsch touch

Herman G. Weinberg

Lubitsch touch

a critical study

by Herman G. Weinberg

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lubitsch, Ernst, -- 1892-1947

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herman G Weinberg.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 344 p.
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16233365M

      Now, consider this passage from Weinberg’s “The Lubitsch Touch,” where he cites the director Josef von Sternberg on the very meaning of the book’s title: “a kind of innuendo.” The.   The book is an act of devotion matched to the heart of its subject. Jonathan Lethem. How Did Lubitsch Do It? is one of the most indispensable film books I’ve ever read, not only a rigorously researched and considered biography and an illuminating analysis of Lubitsch’s technique but a broader study of how culture affects filmmaking and vice Brand: Columbia University Press.

    This is evident even during the book’s lengthy introduction—which could all by itself serve as a kind of Cliffs Notes for film students finding themselves in a class on Lubitsch. In it, McBride. He emphasizes the urbane and wry “Lubitsch touch,” placing the filmmaker’s irreverent but subtle treatment of sex and infidelity within the context of an era of increasingly stringent.

    In response to: Touching Lubitsch from the Febru issue. To the Editors. In the February 16 issue of The New York Review, Rhoda Koenig dismissed my book, Ernst Lubitsch’s American Comedy, for having the quality of “books written for tenure.”If Koenig had less lofty disdain for the mustiness of scholarship, she might be less likely to repeat the misinformation she has cribbed. Book Online. More. WORK AT RUMAH RENON 3X. Our Coworking Space has everything you could ask for with your workplace: incredible facilities, a supportive community and a network of industry leaders. Get in Touch Upcoming Events © by Rumah Renon 3X. Proudly created with This site was designed with


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As a matter of technique, the Lubitsch Touch meant going from the general to the particular, suddenly condensing into one swift, deft /5. "The Lubitsch Touch" can be most concretely seen as deriving from a standard narrative device of the silent film: interrupting the dramatic interchange by focusing on objects Lubitsch touch book small details that make a witty comment on or surprising revelation about the main action.".

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It also gives some good reviews and information about Lubitsch's geat films/5(9). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Traduction de: The Lubitsch touch.

Description: pages ; 18 cm: Series Title: Ramsay poche cinéma. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Traduction de: The Lubitsch touch. Description: pages, 8 pages de planches: illustrations ; 24 cm. Trouble in Paradise (; written by Lubitsch and Samson Raphaelson, based on a play by Aladár László): When people speak of the "Lubitsch Touch," this is the kind of film they have in mind.

Herbert Marshall and Miriam Hopkins portray expert thieves masquerading as aristocrats, who find each other's duplicity romantically and professionally irresistible. Tribute to classic film director Ernst Lubitsch who was best known for bringing his masterful *touch* to witty, sophisticated, romantic-comedies and musicals.

Books & Articles Filmography Images of Mr. Lubitsch The Lubitsch Touch Poster Gallery ADVERTISMENT GALLERY Quotes Sound Clips Screening Room Timeline About Contact The Cinema of Ernst.

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AbeBooks; Amazon The Lubitsch Touch: A Critical Study Herman G. Weinberg Snippet view -   Joseph McBride analyzes Lubitsch’s films in rich detail in the first in-depth critical study to consider the full scope of his work and its evolution in both his native and adopted lands.

McBride explains the “Lubitsch Touch” and shows how the director challenged American attitudes toward romance and sex. In this first ever full-length biography of Ernst Lubitsch, Scott Eyman takes readers behind the scenes of such classic films as Trouble in Paradise (), The Merry Widow (), When movie lovers speak of the "Lubitsch touch," they refer to a singular sense of style and taste, humor and humanity, that suffused the films of one of Hollywood's greatest directors.4/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weinberg, Herman G. Lubitsch touch. New York, Dutton, [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Weinberg, Herman G. Film historian Joseph McBride's tome How Did Lubitsch Do It. makes a comprehensive and enthusiastic case for [Lubitsch]'s importance., New York Times Book Review Though some early Lubitsch films are lost, McBride rescues the director's neglected and underrated reputation, securing his legacy with critical insights and sound scholarship in Cited by: 1.

The famous ‘Lubitsch touch’ is not so much a something added to a story as a method of telling a story through ellipse and emphasis. Omitting the obvious presentation, Lubitsch substitutes allusive detail, and then emphasizes that detail in such a way that the sweet nothing becomes an ornamental equivalent of the dramatic sense.

(Durgnat ). “[Lubitsch] offers a parallel domain of buoyant elegance, a theater of free-floating desire and inextinguishable humor ingeniously stitched together out of the fabric of Austrian operettas and French farces and the plot devices of a hundred forgotten Hungarian plays, flavored by delicate irony and risqué innuendo, where sex is everywhere but just out of sight behind discreetly closed doors, constantly.

When Wilder talks about the Lubitsch touch, it relates to his mentor, the great writer/producer director Ernst Lubitsch and his unique style and cinematic trademarks he used in visual storytelling.

Wilder used to say of the touch, “It was the elegant use of the Superjoke. You had a joke, and you felt satisfied, and then there was one more big. The Lubitsch Touch by Herman Weinberg A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

Ernst Lubitsch by Scott Eyman - “Highly recommended” When movie buffs speak of “the Lubitsch touch,” they refer to a sense of style and taste, humor and humanity that defined the films of one of Hollywood’s all-time great directors.

Book Cover Image (jpg): Ernst Lubitsch. Trade Paperback Author Photo (jpg Released on: Ap. Andrew Sarris, one of the most perceptive of Lubitsch’s critics, wrote in his book The American Cinema: Directors and Directions, –, “A poignant sadness infiltrates the director’s gayest moments, and it is this counterpoint between sadness and gaiety that represents the Lubitsch touch, and not the leering humor of closed doors.”.Directed by Ernst Lubitsch, the master of sophisticated comedy, Trouble in Paradise () is the most accomplished example of the "Lubitsch Touch" for stylish innuendo and sly wit.

With a script by Samson Raphaelson and Grover Jones, Lubitsch derives sparkling humor from the lusty (Pre-Code) love triangle among two jewel thieves, Lily and Brand: Criterion."The Lubitsch Touch," as the program Is called, coincides with the publication of a book of the same title by Herman G, Weinberg, who together with Adrienne Mancla of the Department of Film, devoted one year to the preparation of this retrospective enlisting the cooperation of archives in.