In the early thirties, aspiring writer Christopher Isherwood, living in Berlin, meets the vivacious, penniless singer Sally Bowles. They develop a platonic relationship while Sally has a wild time spending other peoples money.
"JULIE HARRIS is as frothy and exciting as a fresh bottle of champagne. An amoral Junior Mistress, a nymph in sheet's clothing...she gives one of the finest performances of her career. No item for children." -- Time Magazine
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Did You Know?
In 1955 the movie received a "Condemned" rating - the lowest possible - by the Legion of Decency, a Roman Catholic organization that passed moral judgments on films between 1933 and 1965. Although this rating was very rare, it was also applied to "Psycho", "Some Like It Hot" and "Breathless." See more
In the nightclub on New Year's Eve, the drummer does a drum roll and then a cymbal is heard without the drummer hitting the cymbal. See more
In opening credits, Shelley Winters is misspelled "Shelly". See more
Version of Cabaret
Ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin
Music by Ralph Maria Siegel
Lyrics by Aldo von Pinelli
Sung by Marlene Dietrich
and Liselotte Malkowsky See more