I Was an Adventuress (1940)

Director
Gregory Ratoff

Main cast
Vera Zorina; Richard Greene; Erich von Stroheim; Peter Lorre; Sig Ruman

Genres
Drama, Comedy, Crime

Description
Posing as the fabulously glamorous Countess Tanya Vronsky, a poor young ballet dancer (Vera Zorina) and her two accomplices (Peter Lorre, Erich von Stroheim) are really a team of skilled con artists! They mingle with Europe's high society, always looking for the next wealthy victim to fleece with their fake jewellery scam... Then Tanya meets the dashing young Paul Vernay (Richard Greene). At first she wants to rob him. Then she decides she wants to marry him and to leave her criminal past behind her. Her accomplices agree but only if she'll join them in one last, big swindle...


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