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Definition(s):

  • (n) German filmmaker of sophisticated comedies (1892-1947)

News

  • Warner Archive Restores ‘The Merry Widow’

    The Warner Archive Collection has restored Ernst Lubitsch’s “Merry Widow” (1934), starring Jeanette MacDonald and Maurice Chevalier, the last in a series of Lubitsch musicals.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "The part of 'Basterds' that always struck me as very 'To Be or Not to Be' is the lunch scene with [Nazi minister of propaganda Joseph] Goebbels," Tarantino says. "Just the Old World sophistication of it. There's a Lubitsch touch there. At...
    on Aug 15, 2009 By: Quentin Tarantino Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "What Women Want reminds me of the romantic comedies of the 1930s and 1940s," Gibson says. "It's like the classic ones from Lubitsch, Capra and Wilder, filled with charm and witty dialogue in an updated way. It accentuates the differences...
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Mel Gibson Source: TVNZ

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