The Garden of Allah

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The Garden of Allah ★★★ 1936

Dietrich finds hyper-romantic encounters in the Algerian desert with Boyer, but his terrible secret may doom them both. This early Technicolor production, though flawed, is an absolute must for Dietrich fans. Yuma, Arizona substituted for the exotic locale. 85m/C VHS, DVD . Alan Marshal, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone, Sir C. Aubrey Smith, Tilly Losch, Joseph Schildkraut, Henry (Kleinbach) Brandon, John Carradine; D: Richard Boleslawski; W: W.P. Lipscomb, Lynn Riggs; C: William Howard Greene; M: Max Steiner.