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Blonde Venus (1932)

93 min - Drama - 9 September 1932
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American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned with Radium and needs an expensive treatment in Germany to have any chance at being cured. Wife Helen returns to night club work to attempt to raise the money and becomes popular as the Blonde Venus. In an effort to get enough money sooner, she prostitutes herself to millionaire Nick Townsend.

Director:  Josef von Sternberg
Writers:  Jules Furthman, S.K. Lauren
Stars:  Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Cary Grant, Dickie Moore, Gene Morgan, Rita La Roy, Robert Emmett O'Connor, Sidney Toler, Morgan Wallace, Clarence Muse, Al Bridge, Marcelle Corday, Cecil Cunningham, Sterling Holloway, Hattie McDaniel, Dennis O'Keefe, Dewey Robinson, Francis Sayles, Mildred Washington

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American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned with Radium and needs an expensive treatment in Germany to have any chance at being cured. Wife Helen returns to night club work to attempt to raise the money and becomes popular as the Blonde Venus. In an effort to get enough money sooner, she prostitutes herself to millionaire Nick Townsend.



Tagline: What could she do but flee from love? She loved two men at once!

Genres: Drama

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Language:  English, French, German
Release Date:  9 September 1932

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Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 33 min

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