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[Update] Joseph Von Sternberg's THE BLUE ANGEL Returns To Cinemas [New Trailer]

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The German classic is back on the big screen in May.


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The movie that made a star of actress Marlene DietrichJoseph Von Sternberg's 1930 drama The Blue Angel returns to UK/ROI cinemas May 31st.

The Blue Angel stars another German cinema legend, Emil Jannings as a teacher who becomes obsessed with Dietrich's nightclub performer. The film was the first of six movies Von Sternberg and Dietrich made over a five year period.

The re-release coincides with the centenary of the Weimar Republic and the BFI Southbank’s major two-month season 'Beyond Your Wildest Dreams: Weimar Cinema 1919-1933'. The season will celebrate one of the most innovative and ground-breaking chapters in the history of cinema, featuring the work of filmmakers such as Ernst Lubitsch, Fritz Lang, Max Ophuls, Leontine Sagan, Lotte Reiniger, Robert Siodmak and Von Sternberg.