Blonde venus

by Josef Von Sternberg

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Actresses,
  • Drama,
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations),
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Adultery,
  • Singers,
  • Women

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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.

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Helen (Dietrich) returns to the stage billed as "The Blonde Venus" to raise money for her husband Edward (Herbert Marshall) who has been diagnosed with radium poisoning. She soon finds herself powerfully attracted to Nick (Cary Grant), a dashing politician who is captivated by her and offers financial support/5(38).

Blonde Venus gives the impression constantly that the director (Josef von Sternberg) has been placed in the embarrassing position of a man who has been asked to squeeze a quart of liquid into a 59%. Blonde Venus Novem Novem / Great Books Guy The idea for the story of this film was created by von Sternberg and his fellow screen-writer, Jules Furthman, however the original story was called “Mother Love” and was written by Marlene Dietrich.

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Helen Jones. While portions of BLONDE VENUS may appear to be borrowing from Leo Tolstoy's literary novel, ANNA KARENINA, with the devoted wife losing both husband and custody of a son she so dearly loves for her involvement with another man, it breaks away from Tolstoy moving to a different direction according to Von Sternberg, that actually develops into a presentable story/10(K).

Apart from Dietrich’s specific seductive charms, however, what makes Blonde Venus particularly interesting is the perspective it takes on her character, Helen Faraday. It is a focus on life from the woman’s point of view, but as with Mizoguchi and Bergman, it is a presentation as seen and interpreted by a sympathetic male, which encompasses not only elements of compassion, but also of admiration.

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Blonde Venus features Marlene Dietrich as Helen Faraday, a German cabaret singer in the States whose husband, Ned, falls ill and his only hope is to receive expensive medical treatment at a clinic in Europe.

Struggling to afford his care and to support their son Johnny, she works at a nightclub and succumbs to the advances of wealthy playboy Nick, whose gifts assist in her husband's : Universal Mod.

Blonde Venus has a reputation as a lurid, sentimental potboiler (in his definitive biography Marlene Dietrich: Live and Legend, Steven Bach positions it as belonging in the “mother-love sobber-weepers” genre).

Blonde Venus () is structured as an expose of the problems faced by women. Blonde Venus [VHS] Marlene Dietrich (Actor), Herbert Marshall (Actor), Josef von Sternberg (Director) & Rated: NR.

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American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned with Radium and needs an expensive treatment in Germany to have any chance at being cured.

Wife Helen returns to night club work to attempt to raise the money and becomes popular as the Blonde Venus/5(K). Blonde Venus was directed and produced by Josef von Sternberg. Sternberg also directed Marlene Dietrich in other films including The Blue Angel (), Shanghai Express (), and The Devil is a Woman (), to name just a few.

The film features the Dietrich songs ‘Hot Voodoo’, ‘You Little So-and-So’, and ‘I Couldn’t Be Annoyed’. There were problems prior to the filming of. Marlene Dietrich's latest film, "Blonde Venus," over which B.

Shulberg, until recently head of Paramount's Hollywood studio, and Josef von Sternberg, the director, clashed last Spring, is a muddled, unimaginative and generally hapless piece of work, relieved somewhat by the talent and charm of the German actress and Herbert Marshall's.

This chapter examines Blonde Venus (), Sternberg and Dietrich’s characteristically atypical take on the fallen woman film genre. Dietrich’s character is as much liberated as cast out from the family home when she resumes her earlier career in show business and is condemned by her husband for prostitution.

Yet the downward trajectory of the fallen woman genre never really exerts its. Blonde Faith book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Easy Rawlins, L.A.'s most reluctant detective, comes home one day to 4/5. The glamorous Marlene Dietrich stars as former nightclub entertainer torn between her husband, lover, career and child in Blonde Venus.

Helen (Dietrich) returns to the stage billed as The Blonde Venus to raise money for her husband Edward (Herbert Marshall) who has been diagnosed with radium poisoning. Blonde Venus Feminism and Women's Problems Blonde Venus () is structured as an expose of the problems faced by women.

We see lecherous men, harassing employers, men who live off women financially, men who hire women to be their mistresses, courts who take children away from adulterous women, police who hound women in custody battles, and a self righteous male world that sees little.

Blonde Venus Trailer Director: Josef von Sternberg Starring: Cary Grant, Herbert Marshall, Marlene Dietrich, Dickie Moore, Gene Morgan, Official Content From Universal Studios Home.

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In this last one, Helen (Dietrich) has to work in a cabaret in order to pay for her husband’s medical Author: Letícia Magalhães.

Modern critics have written much about the nightclub scene in which Dietrich, in a blonde wig, emerges from a gorilla suit singing "Hot Voodoo." In his autobiography, Sternberg refers to a night he spent in a Bowery flophouse at the age of seventeen that "emerged in one of my films" [probably Blonde Venus].

Sternberg says the film's story was. Book talk:Cary Grant Blonde Venus Start None; File: Books with high averages may be missing content or suffer other problems. Conversely, books with low averages may contain articles with outdated assessments, or articles which may never grow beyond a certain limit simply because there is not a lot to say about them.

Other articles where Blonde Venus is discussed: Marlene Dietrich: (), Shanghai Express (), Blonde Venus (), The Scarlet Empress (), and The Devil Is a Woman ().

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