The Scarlet Empress

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1934. Vintage sepia reference photograph from the set of the 1934 film. Shown are director Josef von Sternberg and Marlene Dietrich in full regalia, visiting with noted Mexican toreador Pepe Ortiz and a member of the Mexican Counsul in Los Angeles. Typescript snipe on the verso indicating same, along with an ink notation of the photo date (9/15/34), and a contemporary illustrated label for "Photofest."

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 109.

[Book #137471]