This exquisite film is one of the true classics of early Hollywood. Sternberg uses light and shadow to create an unforgettable exotic mood in this story of the love affair between legionnaire Gary Cooper and cabaret singer Dietrich.
With Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou, Ulrich Haupt, Juliette Compton, Francis McDonald.
Directed by Josef von Sternberg. Produced by Louis D. Lighton. Screenplay by Jules Furthman, from the novel Amy Jolly by Benno Vigny. Photographed by Lee Garmes. Music by Karl Hajos. Paramount. 97 minutes.
Plays Friday through Sunday (August 10-12) at 5:45 and 9:05.