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Madame Du Barry


Before he became world-famous for his sophisticated sex farces, [[Performer~P100296~Ernst Lubitsch~ernstlubitsch]] was primarily a director of outsized German "spectaculars." One such was Madame Du Barry, an operatic version of the life, loves and death of the legendary 18th-century French courtesan. [[Performer~P52091~Pola Negri~polanegri]] plays DuBarry, who sleeps her way to the court of King Louis XV ([[Performer~P35211~Emil Jannings~emiljannings]]), ultimately becoming his mistress. Comes the...more