German Cinema, 1920-1930

by Eike Kronshage The beginning of German cinema is very often said to be February 27, 1920: the premiere of Robert Wiene‚Äôs Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (cf. Kracauer 65-66; Eisner 17-26; Ott 52). For earlier times it is often stated by critics, that Germany had no film industry of its own (Kracauer 15). As… Continue Reading German Cinema, 1920-1930