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.
The most delightful double-exposure since Adam & Eve
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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
While most of film is a flashback set in early Thirties, all of the costumes and hairstyles are straight out of the early Fifties. See more
In opening credits, Shelley Winters is misspelled "Shelly". See more
Referenced in Chris & Don. A Love Story
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