Sex in chains

Sex in chains [videorecording] / Original title: Geschlecht in Fesseln : die Sexualnot der Gefangenen directed by William Dieterle ; written by Herbert Juttke and Georg C. Klaren ; producer, Leo Meyer ; produced for video by David Shepard. - [New York, N.Y.] : Kino International Corp., c2004. - 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. - Gay-themed films of the German silent era .

"Reconstruction and presentation 1996 Film Museum, Munich, Stiftung Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin." "This film was produced by the Essen Film Society .... for its own Star Distribution." Originally produced in Germany in 1928.

Cinematography, Robert Lach ; original music, Pasquale Perris. Cinematography, Robert Lach ; original music, Pasquale Perris.

William Dieterle, Gunnar Toln s, Mary Johnson, Paul Henckels, Hans Heinrich Von Twardowski, Hugo Werner-Kahle, Carl Goetz.

When Sommer accidentally kills a nightclub patron harassing his wife Helene, he's sentenced to three years in prison. Denied the comforts promised in their marriage, the young newlyweds risk their future and find release where they can -- Sommer in the arms of a handsome fellow prisoner and Helene with the boss whose kindness becomes her only solace.


Silent with optional English intertitles and musical accompaniment.


K390 Kino International

Gay men--Germany--Drama.
Male prisoners--Sexual behavior--Drama.
Married people--Drama.
Motion pictures--Germany.

Feature films.
Prison films.
Silent films.

PN1997 / .G476 2004


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