Articles  (from Newspapers, Magazines & Journals)


Ernst Lubitsch (Interview with Louella Parsons) in New York Telegraph, January 1, 1922

"American Cinematographers Superior Artists," in American Cinematographer (Los Angeles), December 1923

"Concerning Told to William Stull," in American Cinematographer (Los Angeles), November 1929

"Lubitsch's Analysis of Pictures Minimizes Director's Importance," in Variety (New York),
1 March 1932

"Hollywood Still Leads...Says Ernst Lubitsch," interview with Barney Hutchinson, in American Cinematographer (Los Angeles), March 1933

"A Tribute to Lubitsch with a Letter in Which Lubitsch Appraises His Own Career," in Films in Review (New York), August/September 1951

Letter to Herman Weinberg (10 July 1947), in Film Culture (New York), Summer 1962


"Versatility of Mr. Lubitsch," in Living Age, June 1936, pp. 325-7.

Merrick, Mollie, "Twenty-five Years of the 'Lubitsch Touch' in Hollywood," in American Cinematographer (Los Angeles), July 1947

"E. Lubitsch Dead: Film Producer, 55," in New York Times. 1 December 1947

"Ernst Lubitsch: A Symposium," in Screen Writer, January 1948

Wollenberg, H.H., "Two Masters: Ernst Lubitsch and Sergei M. Eisenstein." in Sight and Sound (London). Spring 1948

Lubitsch section of Revue du Cinema (Paris). September 1948

Weinberg, Herman G.  "A Tribute to Lubitsch" in Films in Review, 2:7, Aug/Sept. 1951

"The Films of Ernst Lubitsch," special issue of Film Journal (Australia). June 1959

"A Tribute to Lubitsch (1892-1947)," in Action! (Los Angeles), November/December 1967

Eisenschitz, Bernard. "Lubitsch (1892-1947)," in Anthologie du Cinema vol. 3, Paris. 1968

Lubitsch Section of Cahiers du Cinema (Paris). February 1968

Eisner, Lotte, "Lubitsch and the Costume Film," chapter 4 in The Haunted Screen, Berkeley, 1969

Weinberg, Herman. "Ernst Lubitsch: A Parallel to George Feydeau," in Film Comment (New York) Spring 1970

Sarris, Andrew, "Lubitsch in the Thirties," in Film Comment (New York), Winter 1971/72 and Summer 1972

Mast, Gerald. "The 'Lubitsch Touch' and the Lubitsch Brain," in The Comic Mind: Comedy and the Movies, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1973, revised edition. 1979

McBride, J ."The Importance of Being Ernst," in Film Heritage (New York). Summer 1973

Bogdanovich, Peter.  "Lubitsch Legacy," in Esquire.  October 1973, p. 164+

Schwartz, N., "Lubitsch's Widow: The Meaning of a Waltz," in Film Comment (New York), March/April 1975

Isaacs, Neil D., "Lubitsch and the Filmed-Play Syndrome" in Literature/Film Quarterly, V3, N4, Fall 1975

Horak, Jan-Christopher. "The Pre-Hollywood Lubitsch," in Image (Rochester. New York), December 1975

Whittemore Don, and Philip Cecchettini. "Ernst Lubitsch," in Passport to Hollywood: Film Immigrants: Anthology. New York, 1976

Baxter, John, "The Continental Touch," in American Film (Washington. D C ). September 1976

Bond, Kirk, Ernst Lubitsch," in Film Culture (New York), no 63-64, 1977

Gillett, John, "Munich's Cleaned Pictures,' in Sight and Sound (London), Winter 1977/78

Truffaut. Francois. "Lubitsch Was a Prince," in American Film (Washington, D C ), May 1978

McVay, D., "Lubitsch: The American Silent Films," in Focus on Film (London). April 1979

Kaplan, E.A., "Lubitsch Reconsidered" in Quarterly Review of Film and Video, V6, N3, 1981

Macksey, R., "4 Emigre Directors - Shadows of Careers (Life and work of Lubitsch, Lang, Ophuls, and Hitchock)" in MLN-Modern Language Notes, V98, N5, 1983

Braudy, L., "The Double Detachment of Ernst Lubitsch" in MLN-Modern Language Notes, V98, N5, 1983

Davidson, David.  "The Importance of Being Ernst: Lubitsch and Lady Windermere's Fan." in Literature Film Quarterly, 1983, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p 120.

Traubner, Richard, "Lubitsch Returns to Berlin," in Films in Review (New York), V35, N8, October 1984

Lubitsch Section of Cinema (Paris), April 1985

Lubitsch Sections of Positif (Paris). June and July/August 1986

Reiss, C., "An Encounter with Ernst Lubitsch." in Du-Die Zeitschrift Der Kultur, N1, P86-88, 1987.

Wo, Huie, "Style and Technology in 'Trouble in Paradise' - Evidence of a Technicians Lobby (Lubitsch)" in Journal of Film and Video V39, N2, 1987

"Ernst Lubitsch," in Film Dope (London), February 1987

Nave, B., "Aimer Lubitsch," in Jeune Cinema (Paris). May/June 1987

Hake, S., "So This Is Paris" -- A Comedy of Misreading." in Journal of Film and Video, V40, N3, 1988.

Frank, Michael. "Ernst Lubitsch: Deft Director of Ninotchka and Heaven Can Wait," in Architectural Digest April 1990 v47 n4

Cahir, Linda Constanzo. "A shared impulse: the significance of language in Oscar Wilde's and Ernst Lubitsch's 'Lady Windermere's Fan.' " in Literature-Film Quarterly Jan 1991 v19 n1

Pratt, David B. "O Lubitsch, Where Wert Thou? Passion, the German Invasion & The Emergence of the Name 'Lubitsch'" in Wide Angle: A Film Quarterly of Theory, Criticism, and Practice. Jan 1991 v13 n1 p34.

Hall, Kenneth E. "Von Sternberg, Lubitsch, and Lang in the work of Manuel Puig. " in Literature-Film Quarterly July 1994 v22 n3

Sipiere, Dominique. "Quel usage Lubitsch fait-il de L'illisibilite des sentiments?." in La Licorne (Licorne), Poitiers, France.
v37, 1996.

Rosenberg, J. "Shylock's revenge: The doubly vanished Jew in Ernst Lubitsch's 'To Be Or Not to Be'" in Prooftexts--A Journal of Jewish Literary History v.16, Issue 3, 1996.

DeMarinis, G. "Faites-vos jeux -- A photoessay of Lubitsch's 'Monte Carlo" in Cineforum v.36, Issue 3, 1996. France.

Seguin, L. "Trouble in Paradise." in Quinzaine Litteraire v.? Issue 685, Jan. 16, 1996. Paris, France.

Harms, I. "Anger in paradise, joy on earth -- Ernst Lubitsch." in Merkur-Deutsche Zeitschrift fur Europaisches Denken v.51, Issue 8, 1997. Germany.

Crowe, Cameron. "Leave 'em Laughing. (comedy film director Ernst Lubitsch)" in Newsweek Summer 1998 v131 n25A

Emerson, Jim.  "Auteurs online." in Film Comment, Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p70   * Includes a mention of this website.

Brewster, Ben.  "The Circle: Lubitsch and the theatrical farce tradition." in Film History, 2001, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p 372.

Thompson, Kristin.  "Lubitsch, acting and the silent romantic comedy" in Film History, 2001, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p 390.

Koehler, Robert. "Ernst Lubitsch" in Variety, June 15, 2002 Supplement, Vol.
387 Issue 8, p 22.

Scott, A.O.  "What Would Ernst Lubitsch Have Done?" in New York Times,  6/15/2003, 
Vol. 152, p. 13.

Gemunden, G. "Space Out of Joint: Ernst Lubitsch's To Be Or Not To Be" in New German Critique, 2003, no. 89, pp. 59-80.

Natacha, H.  "Lubitsch or Lubitsch?" in Avant Scene Cinema, June 2004, #533 (Special Issue), pp.10-12.

Nacache, Jacqueline.  "TO BE OR NOT TO BE, OU LE MONOLOGUE INTERROMPU." (French) in
Avant-Scene Cinema, June 2004 Issue 533, pp. 6-8.

Boujut, M.  "To Be or Not to Be: Un Film de Ernst Lubitsch"  in Avant Scene Cinema, June 2004, #533 (Special Issue), pp. 3-81.

Spelling, Ian.  "The star of Alien and The Village tells us about her love of Lubitsch…." in Film Review, April 2005 Issue 655, p. 46.

Austerlitz, Saul. "The Lubitsch Touch"  in MovieMaker, Summer 2005, Vol.
12 Issue 59, p110-111

Davis, Ray.  "Thinking of Cluny Brown" in Senses of Cinema:  An Online Film Journal, Oct-Dec; 2005

Weinstein, V.  "Anti-Semitism or Jewish ‘Camp’? Ernst Lubitsch's Schuhpalast Pinkus (1916) and Meyer Aus Berlin (1918)" in German Life and Letters, January 2006, Vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 101-121.

Rédei, Anna Cabak.  "Rhetoric in Film: A Cultural Semiotical Study of Greta Garbo in Ninotchka" in
Film International 2006; 4 (5 [23]), pp. 52-61.

Burdeau, Emmanuel.  "Lubitsch, vandale!" in Cahiers du Cinéma, November 2006, Vol. 617, pp. 68-71.

Nacache, Jacqueline.  "L'Eventail de Lady Windermere: Le Fond des choses est dans leur apparence"
in Positif: Revue Mensuelle de Cinéma April 2007, Vol. 554, pp. 77-78.

Bogdanovich, Peter.  "The Importance of Seeing Ernst" in The New York Observer, April 8, 2008. 

Drossler, Stephan. "Ernst Lubitsch and EFA." in Film History: An International Journal, November 30, 2009, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp. 208-228

Danks, Adrian. "The End of Innocence: Ernst Lubitsch’s The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg"
in Senses of Cinema:  An Online Film Journal, October 2010

McCormick, Richard W. "Sex, History, and Upward Mobility: Ernst Lubitsch's 'Madame Dubarry/Passion', 1919." in German Studies Review, October 2010, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp. 603-617.

James, Nick. "Counter Culture" in Sight & Sound, January 2011, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 40-42.

Anderson, Michael J. "Transatlantic Auteur: Ernst Lubitsch’s Self-reflexive Comedies of Misunderstanding"  in Senses of Cinema:  An Online Film Journal, March 2011

Alpert, Robert. "Ernst Lubitsch and Nancy Meyers: A Study on Movie Love in the Classic and Post-Modernist Traditions" in Senses of Cinema:  An Online Film Journal, March 2012

Ross, Eloise. "Heaven Can Wait (Ernst Lubitsch, 1943)" in Senses of Cinema:  An Online Film Journal, January 2016

Ewins, Michael. "Die Austernprinzessin (The Oyster Princess, Ernst Lubitsch, 1919)" in Senses of Cinema:  An Online Film Journal, June 2017

McNeill, Isabella. Nuanced Complexity: The Marriage Circle (Ernst Lubitsch, 1924) and the Early Days of the ‘Lubitsch Touch’" in Senses of Cinema:  An Online Film Journal, June 2017

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