The glamorous Marlene Dietrich and a dazzling celebration of style can be found in director Josef Von Sternberg's stunning biography of Catherine the Great of Russia. Dietrich's Catherine─married to the cowardly Grand Duke Peter, adulterous nephew of the cruel Empress Elizabeth─realizes that in order for her and Russia to survive, a coup d'état is necessary. With Sam Jaffe. 104 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; documentary; photo gallery.