The Devil is a Woman (1935) lobby card, US
Framed Dimensions: 17 x 19 3/4 in. (43 x 50.3 cm)
Unframed Dimensions: 11 x 14 in. (28 x 36 cm)
The eight films that Marlene Dietrich made with her erstwhile lover Josef von Sternberg have come to form their own small but significant sub-genre. Neither the actress not the director succeeded in replicating the magic formula in their work with other collaborators. In this film, Dietrich's favourite film, von Sternberg idolises his lover by creating a parallel synthetic world in which she represents a dangerous and unattainable ideal of woman.
Formerly in the Ira Resnick collection.
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Starstruck, Vintage Movie Posters from Classic Hollywood, Abbeville Press, 2010, page 129. This is the actual piece used in the publication.