The Devil Is a Woman
Director: Josef von Sternberg Run Time: 80 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1935
Starring: Edward Everett Horton, Lionel Atwill, Marlene Dietrich
Dietrich claimed THE DEVIL IS A WOMAN was her favorite film, “because I was most beautiful.” During a carnival in Spain, Dietrich plays an alluring woman who belongs to no one. The film is told in flashback form from the perspective of an older man giving advice to a younger fellow who has just been captivated by the heartbreaker herself.