The Street

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The Street ★★½ 1923

A dark classic of German Kammerspiel film, notable for its expressionist treatment of Paris street life. A middle-aged man decides to abandon his wife and job to see what excitement he can find. He is duped by a prostitute, accused of murder, imprisoned, and nearly commits suicide before being rescued. Silent. 87m/B VHS . GE Max Schreck, Anton Edthofer, Leonhard Haskel; D: Karl Grune; W: Karl Grune; C: Karl Hasselmann.

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