Reinhold Schünzel plays the rigid representative Traugott Bellmann, who publicly condemns the low morals of the night life. Although Belmann's stance is supported by his wife, he is ... See full summary »
| Plush & Saucy, But Long & Episodic Silent Comedy
A vehicle for the comedic talents of moon-faced Reinhold Schünzel, who was even funnier as the effete, monocled, knuckle-clicking Nazi in Lang's 'Hangmen Also Die!' (1943).
After inheriting 'Heaven on Earth', the sinful establishment after which the film is named, Schünzel's adventures - set against the plush backdrop of Oscar Werndorff's elegant sets - get more and more eccentric and ribald, and Schünzel makes a surprisingly convincing woman when required to drag up; although his enormous hands prove rather a giveaway!