Video — 2 videodiscs (166 min.): sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
[disc 1] Blonde Venus / screenplay by Jules Furthman and S.K. Lauren ; based on a story by Josef von Sternberg ; directed by Josef von Sternberg (90 min., region
2 & 4)
[disc 2] The devil is a woman / Adolph Zukor presents a Paramount Picture ; based on the story "La femme et la pantin" by Pierre Louÿs ; adapted for the screen by John Dos Passos ; directed by Josef von Sternberg (76 min., region 2,
4 & 5).
Blonde Venus: Marlene Dietrich is an aspiring young actress who gives up the stage to marry a hopeful scientist. When he is taken ill, she returns to cabaret life and meets a rich playboy.
The devil is a woman: Set in Sternberg's surreal and fantastic carnival in Spain, this is a colourful film told in flashbacks of an older man's obsession for a woman who can belong to no-one but can frustrate everyone.