The Garden Of Allah

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Romance

A dense old pudding of a story, oozing color (Selznick's first) and weighing a ton thanks to Max Steiner's music. Dietrich, awash in swirling, blowing chiffon, is a "disiwusioned" socialite seeking truth in the African desert, an extreme choice for soul-searching. She falls into twin liquid pools of love, courtesy of the limpid eyes of Boyer. On their wedding...read more