Blonde Venus
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Marlene Dietrich stars 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 recovery. Soon Ned recovers and returns, but when he discovers that Helen has been unfaithful, he divorces her, threatening to take their son. After running with little Johnny, she ends up a prostitute in New Orleans, where… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dreary Marlene Dietrich vehicle."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Classic Hollywood and classic Sternberg at their most preposterously outageous -- and at their most glorious."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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