The New Pictures, May 12, 1941

The Flame of New Orleans (Universal). The gay and adventurous tart has given many a cinemaddict 90 minutes of release and fun. In The Flame of New Orleans Marlene Dietrich, fresh from the sultry antics of Seven Sinners and under the direction of famed French Director Rene Clair (Le Million), rides again.

As Claire Ledoux, an international trollop who has exhausted the capitals of Europe, Miss Dietrich sets up in business in 1840 New Orleans as a visiting countess. With a strictly professional faint she snags a rich, romantic, somewhat addled bachelor (Roland Young)....

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