About

Prim professor Immanuel Rath finds some of his students ogling racy photos of cabaret performer Lola Lola and visits a local club, The Blue Angel, in an attempt to catch them there. Seeing Lola perform, the teacher is filled with lust, eventually resigning his position at the school to marry the young woman. However, his marriage to a coquette -- whose job is to entice men -- proves to be more dif...

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Directed by

Josef von Sternberg

Written by

Josef von Sternberg (Writer)
Heinrich Mann (Novel)
Carl Zuckmayer (Writer)
Karl Vollmöller (Writer)
Robert Liebmann (Writer)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book music black and white unrequited love professor pub expressionism traveling circus

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