The Song of Songs (1933)

The Song of Songs (1933)

The Song of Songs





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Song of Songs was the first Marlene Dietrich vehicle not directed by Dietrich's "Svengali," Josef von Sternberg. The star plays a zaftig German peasant girl who becomes a nude model (anything to get her out of those ill-fitting 1890s costumes!) She falls in love with a struggling sculptor (Brian Aherne), but her ambitions get the better of her and she marries a hedonistic baron (Lionel Atwill). Leaving her husband, Dietrich sinks further down the social scale by becoming a cabaret singer. She is … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Written By: Leo Birinski, Samuel Hoffenstein, Leo Birinsky
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On DVD: Oct 29, 1998
Paramount Pictures

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as Lily Czepanek

as Richard Waldrow

as Baron von Merzbach

as Frau Rasmussen

as Walter Von Prell

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as `Admirer'

as Butler
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The first Marlene Dietrich film not directed by Josef von Sternberg still has some of the Sternbergian sophisticated romantic touch.

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