Pandora's Box

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Pandora's Box ★★★★ Die Buechse der Pandora; Lulu 1928

This silent classic marked the end of the German Expressionist era and established Brooks as a major screen presence. She plays the tempestuous Lulu, who destroys everyone she comes in contact with, eventually sinking to prostitution and a fateful meeting with Jack the Ripper. Silent with orchestral score. 110m/B VHS, DVD . GE Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz, Alice Roberts, Gustav Diesl; D: G.W. Pabst; W: G.W. Pabst; C: Gunther Krampf.

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