Film

The Oyster Princess

by

Ernst Lubitsch, 1919).
Lubitsch’s delightful crazy comedy—a satire of nouveau riche pretensions made as a vehicle for madcap Ossi Oswalda—has a formal elegance and precision startlingly suggestive of the slapstick Buster Keaton was then producing in the US.

Sun., Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m., 2011