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Title Dishonored [(DVD) videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; Paramount presents ; story and direction by Joseph von Sternberg ; screen play by Daniel N. Rubin.

Publication Info. [Los Angeles, California] : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F DISHON    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F DISHON    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
digital optical rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
Series Criterion collection ; 932.
Note Title from title screen ; composer credit from boxed set's accompanying book.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1931.
"New, restored 4K digital transfer."
Special features: 2014 interview with director Josef von Sternberg's son, Nicholas von Sternberg; 2018 documentary on actor Marlene Dietrich's status as a feminist icon, featuring film scholars Mary Desjardins, Amy Lawrence, and Patricia White; 2018 video essay by critics Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin about the form and style of the films.
Credits Director of photography, Lee Garmes ; music, Karl Hajos.
Cast Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Warner Oland, Lew Cody, Barry Norton.
Summary In Josef von Sternberg's atmospheric spin on the espionage thriller, Marlene Dietrich further develops her shrew star persona in the role of a widow turned streetwalker who is recruited to spy for Austria during World War I. Adopting the code name X-27, Dietrich's wily heroine devotes her gifts for seduction and duplicity-- as well as her musical talents-- to the patriotic cause, until she finds a worthy adversary in a roguish Russian colonel, who draws her into a fatal game of cat and mouse and tests the strength of her loyalties.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, 4:3 full screen, Dolby Digital mono.
Language In English with optional English SDH subtitles.
Subject Women spies -- Austria -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Secret service -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Prostitutes -- Austria -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Spy films.
Romance films.
War films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969, film director.
Rubin, Daniel N. (Daniel Nathan), 1892- screenwriter.
Dietrich, Marlene, actor.
McLaglen, Victor, 1886-1959, actor.
Seyffertitz, Gustav von, 1863-1943, actor.
Oland, Warner, 1880-1938, actor.
Cody, Lew, 1884-1934, actor.
Norton, Barry, actor.
Garmes, Lee, 1898-1978, director of photography.
Paramount Publix Corporation, production company, presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Dishonored (Motion picture)
Dietrich & Von Sternberg in Hollywood.
ISBN 9781681434650 (disc)
1681434652 (disc)
Standard No. 715515217118 (boxed set)
Music No. CC2917D The Criterion Collection
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