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Blonde Venus

Blonde Venus

Blonde Venus

1932 / 93min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: JOSEF VON STERNBERG

CAST: MARLENE DIETRICH, HERBERT MARSHALL, CARY GRANT

A.k.a “The One with the Gorilla Suit,” which Dietrich dons to perform her big number “Hot Voodoo.” It’s all for a good cause: she’s an ex-nightclub chanteuse who’s gone back to work to pay for husband Herbert Marshall’s radium poisoning treatments, though she later allows herself to become the plaything of Cary Grant’s dashing young millionaire, earning only contempt for her sacrifice.

Blonde Venus is part of the series Marlene