Dishonored (1931)

In a film loosely adapted from the story of Mata Hari (the Dutch dancer who finagled secrets for the Kaiser during World War I), a Vienna prostitute (Marlene Dietrich) is recruited to expose a double-agent spy ring that's giving… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1931
DVD Release Date: December 6, 2005
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Iit is perhaps the purest expression of Sternberg's belief in the triumph of aesthetics over mortality.

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Keith Uhlich

To try and describe Dietrich in Dishonored ... is a daunting exercise Marlene's character would no doubt look upon with a withering, contemptuous glance.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Entertaining melodrama that promotes glamour over telling a realistic spy tale.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of Sternberg's quirkiest films from his richest period.

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Marcus Woolcott
A spy movie that's ahead of its time with Dietrich on fine form as always