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Dietrich & Von Sternberg in Hollywood

DVD - 2018 DVD Drama Dietrich 1 On Shelf 22 requests on 5 copies Community Rating: 3 out of 5

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Morocco (DVD special edition features) : new 2k digital restoration ; new interview with film scholar Janet Berstrom; Weimar on the Pacific, a new documentary about actor Marlene Dietrich's German origins, featuring film scholars Gerd Gemünden and Noah Isenberg ; brief interview with Deutsche Kinemathek curator Silke Ronneburg on the "real" Amy Jolly; The Legionnaire and the Lady, a 1936 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of the film, featuring Dietrich and actor Clark Gable.
Dishonored (DVD special edition features) : new restored 4k digital transfer ; new interview with director Josef von Sternberg's son, Nicholas ; new documentary on actor Marlene Dietrich's status as a feminist icon, featuring film scholars Mary Desjardins, Amy Lawrence, and Patricia White ; new video essay by critics Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin about the form and style of the films.
Shanghai express (DVD special edition features) : new 4k digital restoration ; new interview with film scholar Homay King, author of Lost in Translation ; Orientalism, cinema, and the Enigmatic Signifier.
Blonde Venus (DVD special edition features) : new, restored 4k digital transfer ; new interview with costume designer and historian Deborah Nadoolman Landis about the films' costumes and their designer, the legendary Travis Banton ; new interview with Deutsche Kinemathek curator Silke Ronneburg about the museum's Marlene Dietrich collection Berlin ; the Fashion Side of Hollywood, a 1935 publicity short featuring Dietrich and Banton.
The scarlet express (DVD special edition features) : new, restored 4k digital transfer ; television interview with actor Marlene Dietrich from 1971.
The devil is a woman (DVD special edition features) : new, restored 4k digital transfer ; "If it isn't pain" a song removed from the film.
Full screen.
Accompanying booklet features essays by critics Imogen Sara Smith, Gary Giddins, and Farran Smith Nehme.
[Disc 1] Morocco (1930) (92 min.) (1.19:1) -- [disc 2] Dishonored (1931) (91 min.) (1.19:1) -- [disc 3] Shanghai express (1932) (82 min.) (1.33:1) -- [disc 4] Blonde venus (1932) (94 min.) (1.37:1) -- [disc 5] The scarlet empress (1934) (104 min.) (1.37:1) -- [disc 6] The devil is a woman (1935) (79 min.) (1.37:1) -- Booklet.
DVD; NTSC ; region 1 ; Dolby digital mono. ; fullscreen (1.19:1 ; 1.33:1 ; 1.37:1 aspect ratios).

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SERIES
Criterion collection


PUBLISHED
[New York, NY] : Criterion Collection Inc., [2018]
Year Published: 2018
Description: 6 videodiscs (approximately 542 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Language: English
Format: DVD

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781681434612
168143461X

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Dietrich, Marlene,
Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969,
Criterion Collection (Firm),

SUBJECTS
Classical drama.
Romance films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.