Most widely held works about Marlene Dietrich
Most widely held works by Marlene Dietrich
Touch of evil ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 1,491 libraries worldwide
On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history.
Witness for the prosecution ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion.
Marlene by Marlene Dietrich ( Book )
124 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in 14 languages and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
Autobiografie van Marlene Dietrich.
Judgment at Nuremberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.
Judgment at Nuremberg ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of a war crimes trial of four eminent Nazi judges at Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II. Provides insight into Nazi brutality and raises questions about freedom of choice, loyalty to one's country, and responsibility to mankind.
Destry rides again ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container.
Around the world in 80 days ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time.
Alfred Hitchcock's stage fright ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
A woman disguises herself as a maid in order to clear her friend who's been accused of murdering his mistress's husband.
The Blue angel ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1929 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Professor Emmanuel Rath, a middle aged schoolmaster, becomes infatuated with, and later marries, Lola-Lola, a singer at a sleazy cafe. He is increasingly degraded by her and when she leaves him for another man, he returns to his school a broken old man and dies.
The blue angel Der Blaue Engel ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 632 libraries worldwide
One of the early sound masterpieces of German cinema, this film made Marlene Dietrich an international star and helped assure director Joseph von Sternberg a place in cinematic history. The story is a gripping portrait of a middle-aged professor who is degraded by his obsession with a tawdry cafe entertainer. Presents two versions of the film: The original German and original English versions.
The scarlet empress ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Catherine, a German princess, married the Grand Duke Peter, the heir to the Russian throne. Because of his madness, she was able to seize the throne and become known as Catherine the Great.
Der blaue Engel The blue angel ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 513 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged instructor at a boys' prep school becomes infatuated with a singer from a sleazy cafe. He is forced to leave his respectable job. He marries the singer and travels with her performing troupe, sinking ever lower. When she leaves him for someone new, he returns to his former school as a broken old man.
Touch of evil ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 458 libraries worldwide
An elaborate mystery involving a corrupt police official in a squalid town on the Mexican border and a murder that ensnares a narcotics agent and his wife.
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission.
Morocco ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in English and German and held by 392 libraries worldwide
In her American film debut, sultry Marlene Dietrich is a cabaret singer who arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight; but true love reaches her at last.
Blonde Venus ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 344 libraries worldwide
An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment, becomes involved with him, then flees when her infidelity is discovered, only to find herself the biggest star in Paris.
Marlene Dietrich's ABC by Marlene Dietrich ( Book )
21 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Short comments, recipes, opinions on fellow artists, occasional autobiographical tidbits, all arranged alphabetically.
Marlene ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Using hours of audio-only taped interviews, learn about this normally reclusive star, from her childhood to her marriage, collaborators, life, death, and the Holocaust.
Shanghai Express ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 284 libraries worldwide
After being jilted by Clive Brook, Marlene Dietrich becomes known as Shanghai Lily, a notorious adventuress. During the Chinese civil war, the couple meet on a train which is attacked by Chinese rebels. Dietrich becomes involved with a rebel leader in order to save the man she still loves. Includes original theatrical trailer.
The Spoilers ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Two adventurers in the Yukon quarrel over land rights and the town's sexiest saloon girl. Cherry Mallotte must choose between the honest captain and the charming-but-no-good kingpin.
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Dietrich, Madeleine 1901-1992
Dietrich, Maria Magdalena
Dietrich, Maria Magdalena, 1901-1992
Dietrich, Maria Magdalene
Dietrich, Maria Magdalene 1901-1992
Dietrich, Marie Magdalene
Dietrich, Marlena 1901-1992
Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-
Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992
Dietrich von Losch, Maria Magdalene, 1901-1992
Dietrichová, Marlene 1901-1992
Losch, Maria Magdalena von, 1901-1992
Losch, Maria Magdalene von
Losch, Maria Magdalene von, 1901-1992
Losch, Marie Magdalene von.
Ntētrich, Marlen 1901-1992
Sieber, Maria Magdalena, 1901-1992
Von Losch, Maria Magdalene
Von Losch, Maria Magdalene 1901-1992
Von Losch, Marie Magdalene.
Sieber, Maria Magdalena 1901-1992
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