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Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich


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Also Known As: Died: May 6, 1992
Born: December 27, 1901 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Entertaining the Troops (1989) as Herself
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.
Going Hollywood: The War Years (1988) as Herself (Archival Footage)
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
Marlene (1984) as Herself
Film clips and rare footage tell the life story of the glamorous German actress/singer.
Just a Gigolo (1978) as Baroness Von Semering
Paris When It Sizzles (1964) as
A Hollywood producer hires a beautiful secretary to keep his drunken screenwriter on track.
Black Fox (1962) as Narrator
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) as Madame Bertholt
An aging American judge presides over the trial of Nazi war criminals.
Touch of Evil (1958) as Tana
A narcotics agent risks his wife's life to investigate a crooked cop.
The Monte Carlo Story (1957) as Marquise Maria de Crevecoeur
Two compulsive gamblers fall in love on the French Riviera.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957) as Christine Vole
A British lawyer gets caught up in a couple's tangled marital affairs when he defends the husband for murder.
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as Owner of Barbary Coast saloon
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Rancho Notorious (1952) as Altar Keane
A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend's killer.
No Highway in the Sky (1951) as Monica Teasdale
An engineer fights to prove that a new model airplane is not safe.
Stage Fright (1950) as Charlotte Inwood
An acting student goes undercover to prove a singing star killed her husband.
Jigsaw (1949) as Nightclub patron
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Erika von Schluetow
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
Golden Earrings (1947) as Lydia
An English POW tries to hide from the Nazis by posing as a gypsy.
Martin Roumagnac (1946)
A small-town building contractor falls for an exotic woman who is visiting the city to seduce a wealthy diplomat.
Kismet (1944) as Jamilla
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
Follow the Boys (1944) as
The Spoilers (1942) as Cherry Malotte
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
The Lady Is Willing (1942) as Elizabeth [Liza] Madden
A Broadway star has to find a husband so she can adopt an abandoned child.
Pittsburgh (1942) as Josie ["Hunky"] Winters
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.
The Flame of New Orleans (1941) as [Countess] Claire [Ledux, also known as "Lili"]
A notorious Frenchwoman pretends to be a society lady to nab a rich husband.
Manpower (1941) as Fay Duval
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
Seven Sinners (1940) as Bijou
A South Seas temptress sets her sights on a U.S. Navy officer.
Destry Rides Again (1939) as Frenchy
A deputy who''s sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
Knight Without Armor (1937) as Alexandra [Adraxine, nee Vladinoff]
A British spy tries to get a countess out of the new Soviet Union.
Angel (1937) as Maria Barker
While vacationing without her husband, a married woman falls for another man.
The Garden of Allah (1936) as Domini Enfilden
A monk deserts his calling to marry a beautiful woman he meets in the Sahara.
Desire (1936) as Madeleine de Beaupré
Before they can marry, two society types run off with lower-class loves.
The Devil Is a Woman (1935) as Concha Perez
A member of the Spanish guard falls for a temptress who once ruined his commanding officer''''s life.
The Scarlet Empress (1934) as Sophia Frederica/Catherine II
A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.
The Song of Songs (1933) as Lily [Czepanek]
Although she loves a young sculptor, a country girl marries an older man for his money.
Shanghai Express (1932) as Shanghai Lily, [Magdalen]
A beautiful temptress re-kindles an old romance while trying to escape her past during a tension-packed train journey.
Blonde Venus (1932) as Helen Faraday [also known as Helen Jones]
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''s medical treatment.
Dishonored (1931) as X-27
During World War I, a lady spy betrays enemy officers until she falls in love with one.
Morocco (1930) as Amy Jolly
A sultry cabaret singer falls hard for a Foreign Legionnaire.
The Blue Angel (1930) as Lola Lola
A stodgy professor falls from grace when he's seduced by a nightclub singer.
Schiff der Verlorenen Menschen, Das (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, putting the two Americans in great danger...building to a cliffhanger climax.
Ich kusse ihre Hand, Madame (1928)
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...
The Joyless Street (1925) as Extra
Inhabitants of a single street in Vienna fight to survive social unrest and economic turmoil in the wake of World War I.

Music (feature film)

Lust, Caution (2007)
Shanghai, 1942. The World War II Japanese occupation of this Chinese city continues in force. Mrs. Mak, a woman of sophistication and means, waits for a call at a cafe, as she remembers how her story began several years earlier, in 1938 China: she is not in fact Mrs. Mak, but shy Wong Chia Chi. With
Paragraph 175 (2000) as Song Performer ("Falling In Love Again")
Between 1933 and 1945, according to Nazi documents, approximately 100,000 men were arrested for homosexuality. Roughly half were sentenced to prison and approximately 10,000 to 15,000 were incarcerated in concentration camps. The death rate of homosexual prisoners in the camps is estimated to be as
Bossa Nova (2000)
Widowed English teacher Mary Ann Simpson moves to Rio de Janeiro, where she meets a number of similarly confused people and finds unexpected romance with Pedro Paulo, a suave and divorced lawyer.
Fight Club (1999) as Song Performer ("No Love, No Nothin'")
The mundane existence of a product liability evaluator and insomniac, who is addicted to self-help groups, is turned upside down when he meets a sado-masochistic anarchist who is secretly plotting to overthrow civilization. As their friendship grows, they become increasingly involved in a secret society of "fight clubs" where men act out their aggressions and violently beat one another to a pulp. In the meantime, the evaluator falls in love with a woman who is also addicted to self-help groups, but is unable to act on his desire for her.
Scenes from a Mall (1991) as Song Performer ("You Do Something To Me")
A comedy about a married couple -- he''s a sports lawyer, she''s a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Judgment in Berlin (1988) as Song Performer ("Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fub Auf Liebe Eingestellt")
True story of three East Berlin men who hijack a plane to escape to the West, are caught, and stand trial in the United States.
Undivided Attention (1987) as Song Performer ("Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eigesteelt" "Lili Marleen")
Just a Gigolo (1978) as Song Performer ("Just A Gigolo")
Jeune Fille assassinee, La (1975) as Song Performer ("Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt" "Ich Bin Die Fesche Lola")

Cast (special)

Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song (2001)
Documentary, directed by Dietrich''''s grandson, that reveals the passionate artist and political activist beneath the star''''s glamorous facade. Interviews with Rosemary Clooney and Burt Bacharach.
Marlene Dietrich: I Wish You Love (1973) as Host
A television adaptation of Marlene Dietrich's acclaimed 1967 one-woman Broadway show.

Misc. Crew (short)

Marlene Dietrich (1962)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of Marlene Dietrich.

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