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The Montecarlo Story (1956)

Montecarlo (original title)
A gambler very much in debt, sets his cap for a beautiful woman, not knowing that she is also penniless.



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Complete credited cast:
Maria de Crevecoeur
Count Dino della Fiaba
Mr. Homer Hinkley
Jane Rose ...
Mrs. Edith Freeman
Hector, the Maitre D'
Clelia Matania ...
Truman Smith ...
Mr. Fred Freeman
Alberto Rabagliati ...
Albert, the Portiere
Carlo Rizzo ...
Henri, a Sailor
Frank Colson ...
Walter Peeples, the 1st American
Jane Hinkley
Renato Rascel ...


A gambler very much in debt, sets his cap for a beautiful woman, not knowing that she is also penniless.

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

9 October 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Monte Carlo  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The first feature film shot in the Technirama wide screen process. Developed by the Technicolor Corporation, Technirama was essentially a combination of an anamorphic lens with VistaVision's sideways film movement. See more »


Music by James F. Hanley
Lyrics by Ballard MacDonald
Sung by Marlene Dietrich
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Marlene glitters but the film doesn't!
20 November 2004 | by (Mersin 10 Turkey) – See all my reviews

Why on earth Marlene Dietrich got involved in this nonsense is beyond me. She must have been short of cash to have even considered appearing in this load of tosh.

The plot, such as it is, is thin involving a group of 'society gamblers' in Monte Carlo. Marlene wears some great clothes and generally glitters in contrast to de Sica who appears as dim as a Toc H lamp!

The one bright spot in this whole sorry saga is Marlene's rendition of "Back Home Again In Indiana" Not that she had any connection with the state, I bet Marlene wished she was back in Indiana!

This, along with her appearance in the 1944 version of "Kismit" just has to be Dietrich's darkest hour (or two) !

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