Morocco

With this romantic reverie, Marlene Dietrich made her triumphant debut before American audiences and unveiled the enthralling, insouciant persona that would define her Hollywood collaboration with director Josef von Sternberg. Set on the far side of the world but shot outside Los Angeles, Morocco navigates a labyrinth of melancholy and desire as the cabaret singer Amy Jolly (Dietrich), fleeing her former life, takes her act to the shores of North Africa, where she entertains the overtures of a wealthy man of the world while finding herself increasingly drawn to a strapping legionnaire with a shadowy past of his own (Gary Cooper). Fueled by the smoldering chemistry between its two stars, and shot in dazzling light and seductive shadow, the Oscar-nominated Morocco is a transfixing exploration of elemental passions.

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Morocco
Cast
Gary Cooper
Légionnaire Tom Brown
Marlene Dietrich
Mademoiselle Amy Jolly
Adolphe Menjou
Monsieur La Bessière
Ullrich Haupt
Adjutant Caesar
Eve Southern
Madame Caesar
Francis McDonald
A sergeant
Paul Porcasi
Lo Tinto
Credits
Director
Josef von Sternberg
Screenplay by
Jules Furthman
From the novel “Amy Jolly, die Frau aus Marrakesch” by
Benno Vigny
Produced by
Hector Turnbull
Music by
Karl Hajos
Photographed by
Lee Garmes
Edited by
Sam Winston
Costume design by
Travis Banton
Sound by
Harry D. Mills

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