A Modern Dubarry

A Modern Dubarry
Directed by Alexander Korda
Produced by Hermann Fellner
Josef Somlo
Written by Lajos Bíró
Starring María Corda
Alfred Abel
Friedrich Kayßler
Music by Werner R. Heymann
Cinematography Fritz Arno Wagner
Distributed by UFA
Release dates
10 January 1927
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

A Modern Dubarry (German:Eine Dubarry von heute) is a 1927 German silent film directed by Alexander Korda and starring María Corda, Alfred Abel and Friedrich Kayßler.[1] A young woman working at a dressmakers rises to become a model and entertainer before falling in love with a King.

The title is a reference to the life of the eighteenth century courtesan Madame Du Barry. It was made by Felsom Film and distributed by the major studo UFA. The film's sets were designed by the art director Oscar Friedrich Werndorff. It features performances from Hans Albers and Marlene Dietrich both of whom later achieved greater fame.



  1. Chandler p.50


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