In this episode we welcome Mark A. Viera, author of Forbidden Hollywood: When Sin Ruled The Movies, to discuss The Scarlet Empress (1934), directed by Joseph von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich, a pre-code masterpiece that pushed the boundaries of sexual acceptability in Hollywood films.

Timestamps:

Opening Credits: 1:59

Feature Presentation: 3:35

Ending Credits: 52:21

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