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Sep 6, 2019

Dave and Elise close out their discussion of the Dietrich/Sternberg septet with three films that examine three distinct paths (and aftermaths) to victory for the Dietrich persona. From superhero weepie to Henry James inflected Game of Thronery to a kind of class-conscious Carmen– this one’s got it all!

Time Codes:

0h 1m 00s:       Blonde Venus

0h 33m 00s:     The Scarlet Empress

1h 09m 52s:     The Devil is a Woman

1h 42m 54s:     Elise and Dave rank the 7 films

1h 52m 01s:    Listener Mail with Todd Murry


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“What’s Yr Take on Cassavetes?” – Le Tigre