I Was an Adventuress

Categories: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Posing as the fabulously glamorous Countess Tanya Vronsky, a poor young ballet dancer and her two accomplices 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. 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...
















Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1940-05-10
Run time: 81 minute / 1:21
Director: Gregory Ratoff
Writers: Karl Tunberg, Don Ettlinger, John O'Hara.
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America





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Vera Zorina
as Countess Tanya Vronsky
Richard Greene
as Paul Vernay
Erich von Stroheim
as Andre Desormeaux
Peter Lorre
as Polo
Sig Ruman
as Herr Protz
Fritz Feld
as Henri Gautier
Cora Witherspoon
as Aunt Cecile
Anthony Kemble-Cooper
as Cousin Emil
Inez Palange
as Fisherman's Wife
Egon Brecher
as Jacques Dubois
Roger Imhof
as Henrich Von Kongen
Rolfe Sedan
as Waiter
Eddie Conrad
as Waiter
Fortunio Bonanova
as Orchestra Leader
Paul Porcasi
as Fisherman
Jean Acker
as Minor Role
George Balanchine
as Ballet Dancer
Phyllis Barry
as Englishwoman at Exhibit
Nino Bellini
as Frenchman at Exhibit
Eugene Borden
as Porter
Jack Chefe
as Frenchman at Exhibit
Lew Christensen
as Ballet Dancer
Ann Codee
as Frenchwoman at Party
Billy Cook
as Bellboy
Franco Corsaro
as French Artist (uncredited)
Yola d'Avril
as Frenchwoman at Party
Jean Del Val
as Detective
Mario Dominici
as Frenchman at Exhibit
Denis Greene
as Englishman at Party
Leyland Hodgson
as Englishman at Exhibit
Crauford Kent
as Englishman at Party
Jeanne Lafayette
as Frenchwoman at Party
Charles Laskey
as Ballet Dancer
Carl M. Leviness
as Frenchman at Exhibit
Audrey Manners
as Englishwoman at Party
Alphonse Martell
as Frenchman at Exhibit
Jean Perry
as Detective
Albert Pollet
as Waiter
Jacques Vanaire
as Hotel Clerk
Ellinor Vanderveer
as Englishwoman at Exhibit
Florence Wix
as Frenchwoman at Exhibit
Art
Joseph C. Wright Art Direction

Production
Nunnally Johnson Associate Producer

Art
Richard Day Art Direction
Thomas Little Set Decoration

Writing
Karl Tunberg Screenplay

Directing
Gregory Ratoff Director

Camera
Leon Shamroy Director of Photography

Editing
Francis D. Lyon Editor

Camera
Edward Cronjager Director of Photography

Writing
Don Ettlinger Screenplay
John O'Hara Screenplay

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