Oscar Directors: Lubitsch, Ernst–Filmography

Research in progress, Nov 26, 2021

Ernst Lubitsch made 72 films (44 feature films and 28 short films) in a career that spanned 4 decades.

Silent Films

1914

Fräulein Seifenschaum
Miss Soapsuds Ernst Lubitsch Short film / Lost film Writer, Actor
1915 Aufs Eis geführt
A Trip on the Ice MaLu-Film [1] Ernst Lubitsch, Albert Paulig Short film / Lost film Actor
1915 Blindekuh
Blind Man’s Bluff Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Ressel Orla Short film / Lost film Writer, Actor
1915 Zucker und Zimt
Sugar & Spice MaLu-Film Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Ernst Matray, Helene Voss Short film / Lost film Producer, Writer,

Actor
1915 Der erste Patient
His Only Patient PAGU  Ernst Lubitsch, Johanna Ewald Short film / Lost film Actor
1915 Der letzte Anzug
The Last Suit PAGU Ernst Lubitsch Short film / Lost film Actor
1915 Der Kraftmeier
The Bully PAGU Ernst Lubitsch Short film / Lost film Actor

1916

Wo ist mein Schatz? Where is My Treasure? Union Film Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Louise Schenrich, Lanchen Voss Short film Writer, Actor
1916

Als ich tot war; Do the Dead Exist? PAGU Ernst Lubitsch [3] Actor
1916 Shoe Palace Pinkus
Schuhpalast Pinkus PAGU Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Guido Herzfeld, Else Kentner Actor
1916 Der gemischte Frauenchor
The Mixed Ladies Chorus PAGU Comedy Ernst Lubitsch Short film / Lost film Actor
1916 Das schönste Geschenk
The Most Beautiful Gift PAGU Ernst Lubitsch Short film / Lost film Actor
1916 Der G.m.b.H. Tenor
The Tenor, Inc. PAGU Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Ossi Oswalda, Victor Janson Short film / Lost film Actor

1917

Seine neue Nase,His New Nose PAGU Ernst Lubitsch Short film / Lost film Actor
1917 Ossis Tagebuch
Ossi’s Diary PAGU Comedy Ossi Oswalda, Hermann Thimig Short film Writer
1917 Der Blusenkönig
The Blouse King PAGU
Messter Film Ernst Lubitsch, Käthe Dorsch, Max Zilzer Short film / Lost film Writer, Actor
1917 When Four Do the Same
Wenn vier dasselbe tun PAGU Comedy Emil Jannings, Ossi Oswalda, Margarete Kupfer Writer, Actor
1917 Das fidele Gefängnis
The Merry Jail PAGU Comedy Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings, Kitty Dewall Short film Writer, Actor
1917 Käsekönig Holländer
Hollander, King of Cheese PAGU Comedy Ernst Lubitsch Short film Writer, Actor
1918 Prinz Sami
Prince Sami PAGU Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Ossi Oswalda Short film / Lost film Writer, Actor
1918 The Toboggan Cavalier
Der Rodelkavalier PAGU Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Ossi Oswalda, Ferry Sikla Short film / Lost film Writer, Actor
1918 The Rosentopf Case
Der Fall Rosentopf PAGU Ernst Lubitsch, Trude Hesterberg Short film Writer, Actor
1918 Die Augen der Mumie Ma
The Eyes of the Mummy Ma PAGU Horror Emil Jannings, Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke
1918 Ich möchte kein Mann sein
I Don’t Want to Be a Man PAGU / UFA [4] Comedy Ossi Oswalda, Curt Goetz, Ferry Sikla Short film Writer
1918 The Ballet Girl
Das Mädel vom Ballett PAGU Comedy Ossi Oswalda, Harry Liedtke Short film / Lost film
1918 Carmen
Gypsy Blood PAGU / UFA Drama Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke
1919 Intoxication
Rausch PAGU Drama Asta Nielsen, Alfred Abel Lost film
1919 Die Puppe
The Doll PAGU Comedy Ossi Oswalda Writer
1919 Meyer from Berlin
Meyer aus Berlin PAGU Comedy Ernst Lubitsch, Ethel Orff Actor
1919 My Wife, the Movie Star
Meine Frau, die Filmschauspielerin PAGU Comedy Ossi Oswalda Lost film Writer
1919 The Swabian Maiden
Das Schwabemädle PAGU Comedy Ossi Oswalda, Carl Auen Co-director: Georg Jacoby
Short film
1919 Die Austernprinzessin
The Oyster Princess PAGU Comedy Victor Janson, Ossi Oswalda

Writer
1919 Madame DuBarry
Passion PAGU Drama Pola Negri, Emil Jannings
1920s
1920 Kohlhiesel’s Daughters
Kohlhiesels Töchter Messter-Film Romance Emil Jannings, Henny Porten Short film Writer
1920 Romeo and Juliet in the Snow
Romeo und Julia im Schnee Maxim-Film Comedy Jacob Tiedke, Marga Köhler, Lotte Neumann Short film Writer
1920 Sumurun
One Arabian Night PAGU Drama Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener Writer, Actor
1920 Anna Boleyn
Deception Messter-Film
Union-Film / UFA Drama Emil Jannings, Henny Porten
1921 Die Bergkatze
The Wild Cat PAGU Comedy Pola Negri, Victor Janson Writer,

Actor
1922

Das Weib des Pharao, The Wife of the Pharaoh Ernst-Lubitsch Film
EFA Drama Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke
1923

The Flame, Die Flamme Ernst-Lubitsch Film
EFA Drama Pola Negri, Hermann Thimig [6]

1923: Rosita Mary Pickford Co. / United Artists Romance Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn [7]

1924: The Marriage Circle Warner Bros. Comedy Adolphe Menjou, Marie Prevost Producer

1924: Three Women Warner Bros. Drama May McAvoy, Marie Prevost, Pierre Gendron Writer
1924 Forbidden Paradise Famous Players-Lasky Comedy Pola Negri, Adolphe Menjou
1925 Kiss Me Again Warner Bros. Comedy Marie Prevost, Monte Blue, Clara Bow Lost film

1925: Lady Windermere’s Fan Warner Bros. Romance May McAvoy, Ronald Colman Producer, Editor

1926

So This is Paris Warner Bros. Comedy Monte Blue, Patsy Ruth Miller

1927

The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg MGM Romance Ramón Novarro, Norma Shearer Producer

Sound Films

Year Title Studio Genre Cast Notes Other Roles

1928: The Patriot, Paramount Drama Emil Jannings, Florence Vidor Lost film

1929: Eternal Love Schenck Productions/ United Artists Romance John Barrymore, Camilla Horn

1929: The Love Parade Paramount Musical Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald Producer

1930: Paramount on Parade Paramount Musical Paramount all-star revue, Co-director

1930: Monte Carlo Paramount Musical Jack Buchanan, Jeanette MacDonald Producer

1931: The Smiling Lieutenant Paramount Musical Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins Producer

1932: Broken Lullaby
(aka The Man I Killed) Paramount Drama Lionel Barrymore

1932: One Hour with You Paramount Musical Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald Producer

1932: Une heure près de toi Paramount Musical Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Co-director

1932 Trouble in Paradise, Paramount Comedy Herbert Marshall, Miriam Hopkins Producer

1932 If I Had a Million (segment “The Clerk”) Paramount Comedy Richard Bennett, Charles Laughton

1933: Design for Living Paramount Comedy Gary Cooper, Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins Producer

1934: The Merry Widow Metro Goldwyn Mayer Musical Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald Producer

1934 La Veuve Joyeuse Metro Goldwyn Mayer Musical Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald

1937 Angel Paramount Romance Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas Producer

1938 Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife Paramount Comedy Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper Producer

1939: Ninotchka Metro Goldwyn Mayer Comedy Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas Producer

1940: The Shop Around the Corner MGM, Comedy, James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan Producer

1941: That Uncertain Feeling Lubitsch Prod.
Sol Lesser Productions Comedy Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas Producer

1942: To Be or Not to Be Romaine Film Corp. Comedy Carole Lombard, Jack Benny Producer

1943: Heaven Can Wait Twentieth Century Fox Romance Gene Tierney, Don Ameche First Technicolor film Producer

1945 A Royal Scandal Twentieth Century Fox Comedy Tallulah Bankhead [16] Producer, Co-director

1946 Cluny Brown Twentieth Century Fox Romance Charles Boyer, Jennifer Jones Producer

1948 That Lady in Ermine Twentieth Century Fox Musical Betty Grable, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Cesar Romero Technicolor film Producer, Co-director

Actor

The Firm Gets Married (dir. Carl Wilhelm, 1914), as Moritz Abramowsky
Bedingung – Kein Anhang! (dir. Stellan Rye, 1914), as Stella’s husband
Der Stolz der Firma (dir. Carl Wilhelm, 1914), as Siegmund Lachmann
Miss Piccolo (dir. Franz Hofer, 1914), as Mr. Pinkeles
Ein verliebter Racker (dir. Franz Hofer, 1915)
Arme Marie (dir. Max Mack, Willy Zeyn, 1915), as Moritz Rosenthal
Robert and Bertram (dir. Max Mack, 1915), as Max Edelstein
Doktor Satansohn (dir. Edmund Edel, 1916), as Doktor Satansohn
Der schwarze Moritz (dir. Georg Jacoby, 1916), as Moritz Apfelreis
Leutnant auf Befehl (dir. Danny Kaden, 1916)
Hans Trutz in the Land of Plenty (dir. Paul Wegener, 1917), as The Devil

Producer
Dragonwyck (1946)