|Directed by||Ewald Andre Dupont|
|Produced by||Erich Pommer|
|Written by||Original Story:
Ewald Andre Dupont
Lya de Putti
|Cinematography||Karl W. Freund
|Distributed by||UFA (Germany)
Paramount Pictures (US)
|16 November 1925 (Germany)
27 June 1926 (US)
Variety (German: Varieté [?va?i?e'te], also known by the alternative titles Jealousy or Vaudeville) is a 1925 silent drama film directed by Ewald Andre Dupont based on the novel Der Eid des Stephan Huller (1923) by Felix Hollaender. Jannings portrays "Boss Huller," an ex-trapeze artist who runs a seedy carnival with his wife (Maly Delschaft) and child. Huller insists that the family take in a beautiful stranger (Lya De Putti) as a new sideshow dancer, with whom he develops a new trapeze number. The trapeze scenes are set in the Berlin Wintergarten theatre. The camera swings from long shot to close-up, like the acrobats.
This film is believed to be the first documentation of unicycle hockey - it contains a short sequence showing two people playing the game.
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