The Blue Angel is a 1930 film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich and Kurt Gerron. Written by Carl Zuckmayer, Karl Vollmöller and Robert Liebmann – with uncredited contributions by von Sternberg – based on Heinrich Mann's 1905 novel Professor Unrat , and set in Weimar Germany, The Blue Angel presents the tragic transformation of a man from a respectable professor to a cabaret clown, and his descent into madness. The film is considered to be the first major German sound film, and brought Dietrich international fame. In addition, it introduced her...
|Release date:||April 1, 1930|
|Directed by:||Josef von Sternberg|
|Editor:||Walter Klee, Sam Winston|
|Music by:||Friedrich Hollaender, Franz Waxman, Robert Liebmann|
|Screenplay by:||Carl Zuckmayer, Karl Vollmöller, Robert Liebmann, Josef von Sternberg|
|Adapted from:||Professor Unrat|