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... See full summary »
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 ... See full summary »
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... Written by
Marlene has seldom been more attractive, her costumes are reminiscent of a time when fashion was glamorous not stark and conservative.... in those days stars were allowed to smoke on screen and lighting the cigarette of a Lady was an elegant way of starting a conversation...
The film is a good reflection of a certain Parisian society in the 20's. The fall of the Russian aristocracy which was one of the last survivors of the feudal European world and the rise of a more vulgar bourgeois and mercantile world...
Love is of course the centre of the plot. Marlene loves men with class but she also enjoys the comfort of money.
The sound track was famous in its days, I can still remember its melody...
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