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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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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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