In Weimar-era Berlin, an aspiring writer strikes up a friendship with a vivacious, penniless singer.
THE MOST TALKED-ABOUT PICTURE ON THAT MOST TALKED-ABOUT SUBJECT! (original print ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
The character of Sally Bowles was based upon a real person Jean Ross
. In reality, Ross was considerably more politically-inclined and intelligent than the Sally Bowles character created by Christopher Isherwood
. In addition to being an actress and singer, Ross was a devout Stalinist and served as a war correspondent during the Spanish Civil War. She was noted for her heroism in reporting from the front lines of battles. Her many romantic partners included Eric Maschwitz
and Claud Cockburn
. See more
Whilst eating in Sally's room, Chris has a fork in his right hand. In the next shot, his hand is at his side and he reaches over the plate to pick up the fork again. See more
Any mess you get into, you try and get out of by using your extremely inadequate sex appeal.
In opening credits, Shelley Winters is misspelled "Shelly". See more
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