Sex in chains [videorecording] / directed by William Dieterle ; written by Herbert Juttke and Georg C. Klaren ; producer, Leo Meyer ; produced for video by David Shepard.

Contributor(s): Dieterle, William, 1893-1972 | Henckels, Paul, 1885-1967 | Johnson, Mary, actress | Juttke, Herbert | Klaren, Georg C | Meyer, Leo | Shepard, David | Toln s, Gunnar | Twardowski, Hans Heinrich von, 1898-1958 | Kino International CorporationMaterial type: FilmFilmPublisher number: K390 | Kino InternationalSummary language: English Series: Gay-themed films of the German silent eraPublication details: [New York, N.Y.] : Kino International Corp., c2004. Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 inOther title: Original title: Geschlecht in Fesseln : die Sexualnot der GefangenenSubject(s): Adultery -- Drama | Gay men -- Germany -- Drama | Male prisoners -- Sexual behavior -- Drama | Married people -- Drama | Motion pictures -- GermanyGenre/Form: Feature films. | Prison films. | Silent films.DDC classification: 791.43 LOC classification: PN1997 | .G476 2004Production credits: Cinematography, Robert Lach ; original music, Pasquale Perris.Cast: William Dieterle, Gunnar Toln s, Mary Johnson, Paul Henckels, Hans Heinrich Von Twardowski, Hugo Werner-Kahle, Carl Goetz.Summary: 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.
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"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.

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.

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Silent with optional English intertitles and musical accompaniment.

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