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Hell on Earth


Dir. Victor Trivas (1931).
Also known as No Man’s Land, this earnest anti-war film attempted to extend the universality of silent cinema by featuring protagonists who spoke German, French, English and (in some versions) Yiddish. The score is by Hanns Eisler.

Thu., Jan. 27, 4:30 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 30, 2:30 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 19, 2011

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