The Blue Angel (Deluxe Blu-ray) (Blu-ray)
Directed by Josef von Sternberg
Emil Jannings (Professor Rath)
The crowning achievement of the Weimar cinema, THE BLUE ANGEL is an exquisite parable of one man's fall from respectability, and the film that catapulted Marlene Dietrich to international stardom. It is presented here in both the restored German version and the English-language version (shot simultaneously).
Emil Jannings (The Last Laugh) stars as Professor Rath, the sexually repressed instructor of a boys' prep school. After learning of the pupils' infatuation with a local nightclub songstress, he decides to personally investigate the matter. But as soon as he enters the shadowy Blue Angel nightclub and steals one glimpse of the smoldering Lola-Lola (Dietrich), Rath is fatefully seduced by the throaty voice of the vulgar siren.
Runtime: 107 Min. (German) / 104 Min. (English)
Aspect Ratio: 1.19:1 1920x1080p
Sound: 2.0 Mono
UPC #: 738329122225
Blu-ray Extras Include:
The original German-language version with optional English subtitles, newly restored in HD from archival 35mm elements by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
* The English-language version, on Blu-ray for the first time
* Scene comparison of the two versions
* Marlene Dietrich's Blue Angel screen test
* Dietrich interview footage
* Dietrich concert footage
* Two trailers
* Image gallery
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