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Golden Earrings (1947)

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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 »

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Col. Ralph Denistoun
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Lydia
Murvyn Vye ...
Zoltan
Bruce Lester ...
Richard Byrd
Dennis Hoey ...
Hoff
Quentin Reynolds ...
Quentin Reynolds - American Journalist
Reinhold Schünzel ...
Prof. Otto Krosigk
Ivan Triesault ...
Maj. Reimann
Hermine Sterler ...
Greta Krosigk
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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. Written by Don Femia <donfemia@csn.net>

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germany | gypsy | nazi | poison gas | formula | See more »

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Strange . . . Amazing . . . Their Love Story !

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Adventure | Romance

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27 August 1947 (USA)  »

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Golden Earrings  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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In the scene with Lydia and the stew pot, dry ice was used to give the impression of vapors and heat. However, a small fire was lit under it, and when filming resumed, between takes Marlene Dietrich assumed there was no real heat and suffered third-degree burns to her hand. She refused to hold up production and instead kept dipping her hand in the pot that had been refilled with ice water. See more »

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In the climax where Lydia is escaping though the wilderness from the Nazis, in some shots she is seen wearing high heels and at other times appears in bare feet. See more »

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Featured in Hollywood Mavericks (1990) See more »

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Deutschland Uber Alles
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Music by Joseph Haydn
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Romantic war story.
5 January 2002 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

Marlene Dietrich play a Gypsy who helps British spy (Ray Milland) during World War II. They try to stop the Nazis from using poisonous gases for war use. They get romantically involved with each other while there on the mission. A nice entertaining movie to watch.


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