Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.
For the scene in which Phoebe character gets drunk and ends up being tossed in the air by rowdy soldiers, Billy Wilder wanted to use a double, but Jean Arthur insisted on doing it herself. After the physically strenuous take, she said loudly and pointedly, "What will you ... ...
Erika von Schluetow:
I see you do not believe in lipstick. And what a curious way to to do your hair or rather not to do it.
Captain John Pringle: Now, wait a minute! Do you know who you're talking to?
Erika von Schluetow: An American woman. And I'm a little disappointed, to tell you the truth. We apparently ...
Though the character played by Jean Arthur is an 'unmarried' American Congresswoman, the actress's real life wedding ring is visible in many scenes especially close-ups during the latter part of the film.
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