Variete (DVD)

Directed by Ewald André Dupont

Release Year: 1925
Running Time: 95
UPC: 7 38329 20698 7
Color Type: Black & White
Country: Germany
Language: German
Genres: Silent, Drama, Romance
Select a Format
$24.95 $14.97 (40% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US & Canada
Booking Inquiry
Cast
Emil Jannings
Lya de Putti

Crew
Directed by Ewald André Dupont

Former trapeze artist “Boss” Huller leaves his wife and child to go to Berlin with the younger, seductive Berta-Marie. They become the lead attraction at Berlin’s famed Wintergarten, where they perform as a trio with trapezist Artinelli. That is, until Huller realises that Berta-Marie is cheating on him with their fellow acrobat ... As a journalist for Germany’s first tabloid newspaper, the “BZ”, Dupont introduced the “variety shows and film” column in 1915 and his film is a celebration of the best of both. He steers the blatant curiosity that dancer Berta-Marie provokes towards artificiality. In Varieté, Karl Freund’s “unleashed” camera also executes daring feats of flying acrobatics. The digital restoration was undertaken by the foundation Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung, working with the Filmarchiv Austria, using nitrate prints from both the US Library of Congress and the Filmarchiv Austria.


DVD Extras Include:

Features a new score by the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra. Also includes music by the Tiger Lillies.

"At last, an expressionist silent classic that takes full advantage of cinematic principles. The legendary E.A. Dupont goes in for subjective-emotional effects of which Hitchcock would approve, and cameraman Karl Freund and effects wizard Eugen Schüfftan pull off spectacular visuals and special effects. No wonder this was a huge hit in America, it’s way ahead of its time (and ours, in some ways)."


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 2:32pm
RT' @DVDBeaver': Don Siegel's "Coogan's Bluff" Blu-ray - Clint Eastwood' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/BTJXBb49Qt' CAN:' https://t.co/2DLy0wCYDU…'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 2:32pm
RT' @TheAvalonDC': Opening Friday in Virtual Cinema! CAN YOU BRING IT: BILL T. JONES AND D-MAN IN THE WATERS' @KinoLorber' Tracing the legacy…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 2:32pm
RT' @mspfilmsociety': From' @KinoLorber', TRUMAN & TENNESSEE: AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION is certified fresh on' @RottenTomatoes' & lives up to its…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 11:37am
RT' @MovieTitles': 🚨 New page 🚨 Title sequences from all Mae West movies available on blu-ray:' https://t.co/cxm5ciMkdT' #TitleSequence https:…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 11:05am
Fantastic' @AP' piece on #CanYouBringIt' @DManMovie' and' @AileyFilm': "it’s a fateful coincidence that this summer both…' https://t.co/MOB84enmMZ'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 27 2021 at 11:03am
RT' @r_emmet': The 2-disc Ken Jacobs Collection is out today on Blu-ray from' @KinoLorber' . This has been a true labor of love, and if you wan…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 26 2021 at 10:53pm
RT' @Slant_Magazine': Notoriously, Claudette Colbert wanted her left profile to be favored in two-shots. Once you know that, it’s hard not to…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 26 2021 at 4:34pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming October 26th! For Love or Money (1993) • NEW Audio Commentary by Entertainment Journalist and Author Bryan Ree…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 26 2021 at 1:14pm
Thrilled by the news of our two Il Cinema Ritrovato DVD Awards wins for Bette Gordon's VARIETY (Best Rediscovery of…' https://t.co/qUtI938CXX'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 26 2021 at 12:38pm
"A hypnotic viewing experience that awakens all senses through our eyes." –' @Carlos_Film' //' @ThePlaylist' NEVER GON…' https://t.co/eY08I1Rbye'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com