This film was the most outlandish of the Dietrich/von Sternberg pictures, and a prime example of a film's script that was forced to be revised three times before production because of its alleged 'ridicule' of the sanctity of marriage.It was one of the weakest Dietrich/von Sternberg movies with its less than credible plot - bouncing its star back and forth from hedonistic stardom to domesticity.In the first scene, German nightclub entertainer Helen Faraday (Marlene Dietrich) skinny-dipped in a lake with other playful women.

GOKUL - In an unprecedented display of solidarity with the movement launched by the ascetics and Sri Krishna devotees of the Braj Mandal, temples here were shut down for two hours to protest the pollution in the river Yamuna.

NEW DELHI - The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations started Tuesday on a disappointing note to many, with several class-12 students complaining that the physics paper was too lengthy to finish in three hours.

A prime example of child exploitation films were the eight Educational Pictures' Baby Burlesks shorts (15-minute one reelers with toddlers playing adult roles and wearing provocative clothing). Tasteless films such as these led to an outcry for more wholesome films that didn't eroticize children.

Unfortunately, the cute, titillating 'boop-oop-a-doop' Betty was destined to be censored with the advent of the enforceable, conservative and puritanical Hays Production Code in 1934 that required her to be more fully dressed. Murnau and Robert Flaherty's adventure-documentary Tabu (1931) (see earlier).

She would soon disappear from the screen altogether. Selznick's biggest work to date and one of the most expensive pictures of its time. It was shot on location in Hawaii at a cost of over a million dollars.

The film was profitable due to beautiful Mexican actress Dolores Del Rio starring as Luana - an alluring native princess, the chief's alluring daughter.

She was fated to be cast in the flaming, destructive volcano to appease the gods, in the film's conclusion.

NEW DELHI - Union Minister of Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said her ministry was working on a proposal to set up five new regional centres of the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD) at Bengaluru and Kolkata and in Maharashtra/Goa, Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast.

LAHORE - Raja Riaz, the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader in Punjab has claimed that his party has "documentary proof" of the so-called "good governance" of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and will bring facts before the people.