Dishonored (1931)




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Movie Info

In a film loosely adapted from the story of Mata Hari (the Dutch dancer who finagled secrets for the Kaiser during World War I), a Vienna prostitute (Marlene Dietrich) is recruited to expose a double-agent spy ring that's giving information to the Russians.
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Paramount Pictures


Marlene Dietrich
as Marie Kolverer
Victor McLaglen
as Colonel Kranau
Lew Cody
as Colonel Kovrin
Gustav von Seyffertitz
as Austrian Secret Service
Warner Oland
as Gen. von Hindau
Barry Norton
as Young Lieutenant
Davison Clark
as Court-Martial Officer
Wilfred Lucas
as Gen. Dymov
Bill Powell
as Manager
George Irving
as Contact at Cafe
William Powell
as Manager
Ethan Laidlaw
as Russian Corporal
William B. Davidson
as Firing Squad Officer
Joseph W. Girard
as Russian Officer
Buddy Roosevelt
as Russian Officer
Ruth Mayhew
as Accident Victim
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Critic Reviews for Dishonored

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Iit is perhaps the purest expression of Sternberg's belief in the triumph of aesthetics over mortality.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Entertaining melodrama that promotes glamour over telling a realistic spy tale.

Full Review… | January 11, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of Sternberg's quirkiest films from his richest period.

September 11, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

To try and describe Dietrich in Dishonored ... is a daunting exercise Marlene's character would no doubt look upon with a withering, contemptuous glance.

Full Review… | April 25, 2003

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July 4, 2005

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August 22, 2003
Las Vegas Review-Journal

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