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Golden Earrings (1947)

Approved | | Adventure, Romance, War | 27 August 1947 (USA)
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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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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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. It's initial television presentations took place in Chicago Wednesday 4 February 1959 on WBBM (Channel 2), followed by Minneapolis 4 March 1959 on WTCN (Channel 11); it first aired in Milwaukee 17 July 1959 on WITI (Channel 6), in Grand Rapids 9 September 1959 on WOOD (Channel 8), in Philadelphia Friday 23 October 1959 on WCAU (Channel 10), in Johnstown 4 November 1959 on WJAC, in both Omaha and Asheville 6 November 1959 on KETV (Channel 7) and WLOS (Channel 13), in Phoenix 14 November 1959 on KVAR, in Seattle 7 December 1959 on KIRO (Channel 7), and in St. Louis Saturday 19 December 1959 on KMOX (Channel 4). It was first released on DVD 4 April 2006 as one of five titles in Universal's Marlene Dietrich: The Glamour Collection, and again, as a single, 30 August 2013 as part of Universal's Vault Series. During this time, It's also enjoyed an occasional airing on Turner Classic Movies. 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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Deutschland Uber Alles
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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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