Shoe Palace Pinkus
Shoe Palace Pinkus (German: Schuhpalast Pinkus) is a 1916 German silent comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Lubitsch, Else Kentner and Guido Herzfeld. In English it is sometimes known by the alternative titles Shoe Salon Pinkus and The Shoe Palace. It was part of the Sally series of films featuring Lubitsch as a sharp young Berliner of Jewish heritage. After leaving school, a self-confident young man goes to work in a shoe shop. Soon after, he becomes a shoe tycoon.
|Shoe Palace Pinkus|
|Directed by||Ernst Lubitsch|
|Written by||Hanns Kräly |
|Starring||Ernst Lubitsch |
|Distributed by||Union Film|
It premièred on 9 June 1916 at the Union-Theater Nollendorfplatz, and at the U.-T. Kurfürstendamm (Filmbühne Wien), Berlin.
- Eyman, Scott. Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
- Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.