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Morocco (1930) was a Romance - Drama Film directed by Josef von Sternberg and produced by Hector Turnbull.

Morocco was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1992.

Academy Awards 1930/31 --- Ceremony Number 4 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressMarlene DietrichNominated
Best Art DirectionHans DreierNominated
Best CinematographyLee GarmesNominated
Best DirectorJosef Von SternbergNominated
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Marlene Dietrich in Morocco (1930)

By Carol Martinheira on Jun 19, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

Marlene Dietrich in Morocco (1930) On June 19, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized Because we?re still celebrating Pride Month here at the Garden, I thought I?d talk about one of my favorite LGBT moments in Pre-Code Hollywood: THAT scene with Marlene Dietrich in Morocco (193... Read full article


Morocco (1930) (2)

By Angela on Nov 15, 2013 From Hollywood Revue

When nightclub singer Amy Jolly (Marlene Dietrich) arrives in Morocco, she’s already lived and loved a lot and it’s left her exhausted.? The last thing she wants is to fall in love and be hurt yet again.? But when she spots Legionnaire Tom Brown (Gary Cooper) in the audience during one o... Read full article


Road to Morocco (1942)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 15, 2013 From 4 Star Films

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Road to Morocco (1942)

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Morocco (1930) (1)

on Jul 15, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

Marlene Dietrich is the woman of the hour for this week’s July Five installment, and we kick things off with her American film d?but.? Morocco is best remembered for Dietrich’s immortal performance, in a top hat and tails, sharing a sultry kiss with another woman.? The controversy, as we... Read full article


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This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1992.
Lux Radio Theatre version, retitled "The Legionnaire and the Lady", starring Marlene Dietrich and Clark Gable aired 1 June 1936.
The infamous scene where Marlene Dietrich kisses another woman - which was added to the script at Dietrich's suggestion - was saved from being cut by the censors by Dietrich herself: she came up with the idea of taking a flower from the woman before kissing her and then giving the flower to Gary Cooper, explaining that if the censors cut the kiss the appearance of the flower would make no sense.
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