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This edition: The Blue Angel





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Episode Details

(1930/Germany, 93 min., b&w, drama, in Germany with English subtitles) Dir.: Josef von Sternberg. Cast: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti, Hans Albers. A bachelor teacher at a men's university chides his students for visiting a speakeasy called “The Blue Angel,” only to fall under the spell of its chief attraction, a singer named Lola Lola. He falls for her hard and undergoes a classic spiral of self-destruction. Discussion guest: Charlotte Chandler, author of “Marlene (Marlene Dietrich: A Personal Biography).”

Guest List

Charlotte Chandler Author, “Marlene (Marlene Dietrich: A Personal Biography)”

  • The Spanish Gardener
  • Sunday, July 22 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 28 - 12:00am
  • Uniform
  • Saturday, July 28 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, July 29 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 4 - 12:00am
  • Dam Street (Hong Yan)
  • Saturday, August 4 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 5 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 11 - 12:00am
  • Stolen Life (Shen Si Jie)
  • Saturday, August 11 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 12 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 18 - 12:00am
  • Luxury Car
  • Saturday, August 18 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 19 - 9:00pm