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Das fidele Gefängnis / Ein fideles Gefängnis / The Merry Jail

Ernst Lubitsch
Germany
Synopsis
Synopsis
A dreadful husband who drinks and parties constantly is sentenced to a night in jail. Instead of doing his time, he heads for a dance at which he meets his own wife, not recognising her in disguise and giving rise to a different relationship between the two. One of the eleven collaborations between Lubitsch and the actress Ossi Oswalda, extremely popular in the Germany of the time.
Director
Ernst Lubitsch
Screenplay
Ernst Lubitsch, Hanns Kräly
Photography
Theodor Sparkuhl
Cast
Harry Liedtke, Kitty Dewall, Agda Nilsson, Erich Schönfelder, Emil Jannings, Ossi Oswalda
Running Time
54 m.
Country
Germany
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