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The Resource Blonde Venus, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; Universal

Blonde Venus, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; Universal

Label
Blonde Venus
Title
Blonde Venus
Statement of responsibility
directed by Josef von Sternberg ; Universal
Title variation
Dietrich and von Sternberg in Hollywood
Title variation remainder
Blonde Venus
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Tasked by studio executives with finding the next great screen siren, visionary Hollywood director Josef Von Sternberg joined forces with rising German actor Marlene Dietrich, kicking off what would become one of the most legendary partnerships in cinema history
  • Unfolding episodically, the film tells the story of Helen, once a German chanteuse, now an American housewife, who returns to the stage after her husband falls ill; she then becomes the mistress of a millionaire, in a slide from loving martyr to dishonored woman
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Josef Von Sternberg
Language note
  • English audio and subtitles (SDH)
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Marlene Dietrich, Cary Grant, Herbert Marshall
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1986
  • 1894-1969
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Grant, Cary
  • Von Sternberg, Josef
Runtime
94
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Dietrich & Von Sternberg in Hollywood
Series volume
934
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Drama films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Blonde Venus, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; Universal
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/120/000000000012120721.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
video disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12120721
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9781681434698
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515217118 [set]
Other physical details
sound, black and white.
Publisher number
CC2919D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Blonde Venus, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; Universal
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/120/000000000012120721.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
video disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12120721
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9781681434698
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515217118 [set]
Other physical details
sound, black and white.
Publisher number
CC2919D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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