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Marlene Dietrich
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Date of Birth: Dec 27, 1901

Country: Germany

Biography: Marlene Dietrich (German pronunciation: [maɐˈleːnə ˈdiːtʁɪç]; 27 December 1901 - 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer. Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, she acted on the stage and in silent films. Her performance as Lola-Lola in The Blue Angel, directed by Josef von Sternberg, brought her international fame and a contract with Paramount Pictures in the US. Hollywood films such

Total Titles at Criticker: 43 - You've Seen 0

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Billy Wilder Speaks (2006)
In 1988, Oscar-winning German filmmaker Volker Schlondorff ("The Tin Drum") sat down with legendary director Billy Wilder at his office in Beverly Hills, California and turned on his camera for a series of filmed interviews... (imdb)
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The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)
A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis. (imdb)
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Marlene (1984)
Documentary about the great Marlene Dietrich
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Just a Gigolo (1978)
After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.
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Obyknovennyy fashizm (1965)
Mondo documentary on the horrors of German nazism.
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. (imdb)
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Touch of Evil (1958)
A Mexican government investigator and his young American wife put their honeymoon on hold in an American border town when they become embroiled in a frame-up planned by the town's chief investigator (imdb)
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Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Agatha Christie tale of a man on trial for murder: a trial featuring surprise after surprise. (imdb)
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The Monte Carlo Story (1957)
A gambler very much in debt, sets his cap for a beautiful woman, not knowing that she is also penniless.
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Rancho Notorious (1952)
A western based on the story "Gunsight Whitman" by Silvia Richards. Vern Haskell, a nice rancher, seeks out to revenge his fiance's death when she is killed during a robbery (imdb)
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No Highway in the Sky (1951)
An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours. (imdb)
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Stage Fright (1950)
Jonathan Cooper is wanted by the police who suspect him of killing his lover's husband. (imdb)
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Jigsaw (1949)
New York Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy investigates a series of murders and uncovers an extremist group. (imdb)
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A Foreign Affair (1948)
A congressional committee visits occupied Berlin to investigate G.I. morals. Congresswoman Phoebe Frost, appalled at widespread evidence of human frailty, hears rumors that cafe singer Erika, former mistress of a wanted war criminal, is "protected" by an American officer, and enlists Captain John Pringle to help her find him...not knowing that Pringle is Erika's lover. (imdb)
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Golden Earrings (1947)
On the eve of World War II (1939) English officer Ralph Denistoun is in Nazi Germany on an espionage mission to recover a poison gas formula from Prof. Krosigk. He is helped by Lydia and her band of gypsies. Naturally romance develops along the way. (imdb)
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The Room Upstairs (1946)
The local building-contractor Martin Roumagnac is fascinated by the fashionable Blanche Ferrand. To impress Blache, Martin presents her with a villa. However, this ruins him financially. Despite Martin's many efforts for the now femme-fatal Blanche, she is not able to chose between him and the rich consul De Laubry. (imdb)
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Follow the Boys (1944)
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were meant as morale-boosters to both the troops overseas and the civilians at home. This was Universal Pictures' effort. It features everyone from Donald O'Connor to the Andrews Sisters to Orson Welles to W.C. Fields to George Raft to Marlene Dietrich, and dozens of other Universal players. (imdb)
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Kismet (1944)
Hafiz, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself. (imdb)
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The Lady Is Willing (1942)
A Broadway star has to find a husband so she can adopt an abandoned child. (TCM.com)
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Pittsburgh (1942)
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance. (imdb)
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The Spoilers (1942)
In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara. (imdb)
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The Flame of New Orleans (1941)
French farce comes to the New World in 1840 as Claire Ledoux convinces the middle-aged banker who is her fiance that she is two different women -- a deception made necessary by the arrival of a man acquainted with the swath she cut across Europe. Giraud has been about to foreclose on a $150 loan made to a sea captain who needed the funds to court Claire. Get Claire's "cousin" out of New Orleans before the wedding, Giraud tells the sea captain and the debt will be paid. (imdb)
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Manpower (1941)
Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall work on a road crew for the power company. In a freak accident Hank is injured and is promoted to foreman of the gang. One night Hank and Johnny meet Fay Duval in a clip joint, but tensions start to show in the road crew as rivalry between Hank and Johnny increases. (imdb)
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Seven Sinners (1940)
Cabaret singer Bijou, ejected from several Indian Ocean islands for inciting riots, lands on Boni Komba at the Seven Sinners Cafe. She's a big hit with the U.S. Navy, especially Lt. Dan Brent; but sinister Antro considers her his property. When Dan wants to marry her, both his career and his life may be in danger. All the villains wear white suits. (imdb)
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Destry Rides Again (1939)
Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions... (imdb)
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Knight Without Armour (1937)
Because he can pass as a Russian, A.J. Fothergill is recruited to spy on the revolutionary movement in Russia in 1913. He becomes imprisoned in Siberia, as a revolutionary, until the 1917 uprisings. Amid the turmoil of the civil war between the red and white armies, he tries to flee Russia along with the beautiful Countess Alexandra. (imdb)
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Angel (1937)
Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man. (imdb)
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The Garden of Allah (1936)
Domini, an heiress who has led a cloistered life, visits the North African desert for spiritual renewal. There she meets Boris, recently escaped from a Trappist monastery. Their friendship ripens into love, but he conceals his past from her. Then in a remote oasis, they meet a man who knows his secret. (imdb)
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Desire (1936)
An automotive engineer bound for a holiday in Spain meets a sultry jewel thief. (imdb)
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The Devil Is a Woman (1935)
Film told in flashbacks of an older man's obsession for a woman who can belong to no-one but can frustrate everyone... (imdb)
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The Fashion Side of Hollywood (1935)
Compilation of lighting and costume tests from various films, most notably Sternberg's The Devil Is a Woman (1935). (imdb)
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The Scarlet Empress (1934)
Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress... (imdb)
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The Song of Songs (1933)
A Berlin-dwelling farm girl hides a secret from her foolish husband -- while she milks cows by day, by night she's a nightclub maven who also poses nude for artists. (TCM.com)
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Blonde Venus (1932)
American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned... (imdb)
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Shanghai Express (1932)
Many passengers on the Shanghai Express are more concerned that the notorious Shanghai Lil is on board than the fact that a civil war is going on that may make the trip take more than three days. The British Army doctor, Donald Harvey, knew Lil before she became a famous "coaster." A fellow passenger defines a coaster as "a woman who lives by her wits along the China coast"... (imdb)
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Dishonored (1931)
The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians. (imdb)
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The Blue Angel (1930)
The Blue Angel deals with the humiliation and breakdown an inhibited, overbearing, sexually-repressed instructor at a boys' prep school... (imdb)
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Morocco (1930)
The Foreign Legion marches in to Mogador with booze and women in mind just as singer Amy Jolly arrives from Paris to work at Lo Tinto's cabaret. That night, insouciant legionnaire Tom Brown catches her inimitably seductive, tuxedo-clad act. Both bruised by their past lives, the two edge cautiously into a no-strings relationship while being pursued by others. But Tom must leave on a perilous mission: is it too late for them? (imdb)
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Gefahren der Brautzeit (1930)
A man unknowingly falls madly in love with the fiancé of a close friend who has twice saved his life.
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Das Schiff der verlorenen Menschen (1929)
Vela, cynical captain of a slow, decrepit sailing ship, sells passage out of Germany to fugitives. His crew are no angels either. Cheyne, a young American doctor visiting the ship, is shanghaied on a 3-month voyage to Brazil when Vela abruptly embarks. In mid-ocean, Cheyne rescues the survivor of a watery plane crash, lovely American heiress Ethel Marley; he and the ship's cook keep her hidden from captain and crew. But a brutal incident leads to mutiny and murder... (imdb)
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Die Frau, nach der man sich sehnt (1929)
Southern France, the present. About to marry, Charles Leblanc glimpses beautiful Stascha with her autocratic older companion, Karoff. They meet shortly after on a train. Stascha confesses she and Karoff murdered her husband, and asks for his help to escape from Karoff. She introduces Leblanc as her cousin, and the three go to an alpine hotel for a frantic New Year's eve party. The police arrive next morning. Karoff draws a gun and kills Stascha, leaving a distraught Leblanc cradling her body. (imdb)
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I Kiss Your Hand Madame (1929)
Laurence Gerard has just divorced. While leading fat lover Talandier by the nose, She meets the count Lerski, who now works as waiter but do not tell her. When she hears from her husband he is a waiter, she thinks Lerksi lies and throws him out. (imdb)
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Café Elektric (1927)
A dance-hall girl falls for a pickpocket. (imdb)
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