The Song of Songs (1933 film)

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The Song of Songs
File:The Song of Songs VideoCover.jpeg
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian
Written by Hermann Sudermann (novel)
Edward Sheldon (play)
Leo Birinsky
Samuel Hoffenstein
Rouben Mamoulian (uncredited)
Starring Marlene Dietrich
Brian Aherne
Lionel Atwill
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Universal Pictures (Current)
Release dates
  • July 19, 1933 (1933-07-19)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Song of Songs (1933) is an American Pre-Code romantic drama film starring Marlene Dietrich as a naive German peasant who moves to Berlin and suffers much heartache.

It was based on the 1908 novel The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann and the subsequent 1914 play, The Song of Songs by Edward Sheldon. It is a remake of the 1918 silent The Song of Songs starring Elsie Ferguson and the 1924 Lily of the Dust with Pola Negri.[1]

Cast (in credits order)


  1. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1931-40 by The American Film Institute, c. 1993

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