Madame Dubarry

Not the German silent extravaganza by Ernst Lubitsch but William Dieterle’s 1934 remake, with Dolores Del Rio as the courtesan of Versailles. Considered daring when it came outthe Legion of Decency condemned itit has mainly been noted since then for its period decor. With Reginald Owen (as Louis XV), Victor Jory, Anita Louise, and Osgood Perkins (Tony’s father); Edward Chodorov wrote the script. 77 min. (JR)

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