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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.

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Morocco (1930)

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


Morocco (1930)

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 début.  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


Guest Blog at TFE – Great Moments in Gayness: Marlene in Morocco

By Anne Marie on Jun 27, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Wilkomen recyclers! I was given the great honor of writing a guest post for Pride Week at my favorite film blog, The Film Experience. For those of you who didn’t click through during the Hit Me With Your Best Shot series, The Film Experience is a great blog, written by the eminently talented N... Read full article


Guest Blog at TFE – Great Moments in Gayness: Marlene in Morocco

By Anne Marie on Jun 27, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Wilkomen recyclers! I was given the great honor of writing a guest post for Pride Week at my favorite film blog, The Film Experience. For those of you who didn’t click through during the Hit Me With Your Best Shot series, The Film Experience is a great blog, written by the eminently talented N... Read full article


Watch It: Road to Morocco (1942)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jan 20, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Road to Morocco is an 1942 American comedy film about two fast-talking guys tossed up on a desert shore and sold into slavery to a beautiful princess. The movie is the third of the “Road to …” films starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour, and also features Anthony Quinn and D... Read full article


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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.
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.
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