The Barefoot Contessa (1954)

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Alternative titles

  • La Contessa Scalza Alternative

Synopsis

Story of a dancer discovered by a movie director in a Madrid night-club looking for a glamorous woman to star in a new movie backed by rich man Kirk Edwards. She begins to mix in wealthy circles and attracts the attention of millionaire Alberto Bravano and Count Vincenzo. She marries the latter, but the marriage ends in tragedy when she is shot by her husband.

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