Dir. Phil Jutzi (1931). A key example of Weimar cinemas new objectivity, this compact, vivid adaptation of Alfred Doblins lower-depths picaresque had the advantage of a script by the novelist himselfas well as a host of Berlin locations and a bravura performance by Heinrich George as a released convict who fails to go straight.
Wed., Dec. 1, 4:30 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 5, 12:30 p.m., 2010
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