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Secrets of the Orient (Geheimnisse des Orients/ Shéhérazade)

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With Marcella Albani, D. Dmitriev, Brigitte Helm. Germany/France. This exquisite fantasy of an escape into the “Orient” features over-the-top ornamental sets by Ivan Lochakoff and sensuous costumes by Boris Bilinsky, a magnificent blend of Eastern and Western motifs. With its paradisical atmosphere and a sumptuously stencil-colored sequence, the film is a fairy-tale world of fancy filled with adventure, magic, mystery, and harem dancers.

Free with Museum admission.

English