Morocco

Morocco

A FILM BY: Josef von Sternberg
WRITTEN BY: Jules Furthman (screenplay), Benno Vigny (play)
STARRING: Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou

World-weary chanteuse Amy Jolly (Marlene Dietrich) arrives in Morocco on the same ship as wealthy playboy La Bessiere (Adolphe Menjou). Amy gets a job at a local club and attracts the attention of womanizing Legionnaire soldier Tom Brown (Gary Cooper), who visits her later. Discouraged by Amy's melancholy demeanor, Tom departs for another rendezvous. When Amy follows and is attacked by locals, Tom defends her -- which has consequences for him, Amy and the romantic hopes of La Bessiere.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1930
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 92 mins
Format: 35mm