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The Montecarlo Story (1956)
"Montecarlo" (original title)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  9 October 1957 (USA)
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A gambler very much in debt, sets his cap for a beautiful woman, not knowing that she is also penniless.

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Maria de Crevecoeur
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Count Dino della Fiaba
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Mr. Homer Hinkley
Jane Rose ...
Mrs. Edith Freeman
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Hector, the Maitre D'
Clelia Matania ...
Sophia
Truman Smith ...
Mr. Fred Freeman
Alberto Rabagliati ...
Albert, the Portiere
Carlo Rizzo ...
Henri, a Sailor
Frank Colson ...
Walter Peeples, the 1st American
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Jane Hinkley
Renato Rascel ...
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A gambler very much in debt, sets his cap for a beautiful woman, not knowing that she is also penniless.

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Monte Carlo  »

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Marlene Dietrich's only Italian-made motion picture. See more »

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Indiana
Music by James F.Hanley
Lyrics by Ballard Macdonald
Sung by Marlene Dietrich
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a few high points among the low
26 October 2002 | by (florida, USA) – See all my reviews

granted, this whole movie was a low point for Marlene and for Vittorio daSica as well. There is one great line in it, however: when asked by confidence man daSica why she never wears any jewelry (which she has hocked to pay for her stay in Monte Carlo) La Dietrich purrs, "Should I?" to which daDica responds, "Most women do." Dietrich points out, "Most women NEED to." Touche' -- The other high point for me in this mess is when Dietrich sings "Back Home Again in Indiana" -- as unlikely a possibility as there ever could be!


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