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Writers:
Jules Furthman (adapted by)
Benno Vigny (from the play "Amy Jolly" by)
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Release Date:
6 December 1930 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Luminous See more (48 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Gary Cooper ... Légionnaire Tom Brown

Marlene Dietrich ... Mademoiselle Amy Jolly

Adolphe Menjou ... Monsieur La Bessiere
Ullrich Haupt ... Adjutant Caesar
Eve Southern ... Madame Caesar
Francis McDonald ... Sergeant Tatoche
Paul Porcasi ... Lo Tinto
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emile Chautard ... French General (uncredited)
Juliette Compton ... Anna Dolores (uncredited)
Albert Conti ... Col. Quinnovieres (uncredited)
Thomas A. Curran ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Theresa Harris ... Camp Follower (uncredited)
Lillian Savin ... Moroccan Tart (uncredited)
Harry Schultz ... German Sergeant (uncredited)
Philip Sleeman ... Cafe Customer (uncredited)
Michael Visaroff ... Colonel Alexandre Barratière (uncredited)

Directed by
Josef von Sternberg  (as Josef Von Sternberg)
 
Writing credits
Jules Furthman (adapted by)

Benno Vigny (from the play "Amy Jolly" by)

Produced by
Hector Turnbull .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Karl Hajos (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Lee Garmes (photographed by)
Lucien Ballard (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Sam Winston (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Elizabeth McGreary .... unit production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Henry Hathaway .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Harry D. Mills .... sound (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lucien Ballard .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Homer Plannette .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Travis Banton .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
92 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Germany:12 | Netherlands:18 (original rating) (1931) | Portugal:M/12 | Spain:18 | UK:U (DVD rating) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:TV-14 (TV rating)
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Trivia:
Lux Radio Theatre version, retitled "The Legionnaire and the Lady", starring Marlene Dietrich and Clark Gable aired 1 June 1936.See more »
Quotes:
Lo Tinto, Nightclub Owner:[At the nightclub, to the newly arrived Amy Jolly] Now, you may have heard of me, or not. My house is patronized by the finest society in Morocco... Now, what was I going to say?... Oh, yes: Pick yourself a protector. It will give you prestige. An officer in the Legion. They will tell you that the officers in the Legion are unimportant...See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Love-Tails of Morocco (1931)See more »
Soundtrack:
Quand l'amour meurtSee more »

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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Luminous, 11 April 2006
Author: noilie from Johannesburg, South-Africa

My favourite Sternberg-Dietrich vehicle will always be "The Scarlet Empress", but all their films are worth more than a cursory glance. They're, to my mind, the most interesting thing to come out of the early thirties (and, although dated, far less so than more recognized classics of the era because of their unadulterated FUN).

Sternberg made art department COUNTRIES for Dietrich to languish in, true in all their Hollywood films, and still dazzling today. Plot, narrative are shaky, sometimes almost nonexistent, allowing for spectacle to take over, and what a spectacle it all is! Dietrich is probably one of the most macabre, knowingly lewd feminine manifestations ever to grace the silver screen (well, at least Sternberg was knowing, Dietrich herself....?). Highly recommended.

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