Thursday, August 29, 2013

Marlene and Tab Hunter

Here together at the studios of Dot Records in the late 1950s-early 1960s.


Friday, August 9, 2013

Blue Angel on Arte, 2002

A French-language edition of the French/German arts television channel Arte's weekly guide and schedule:


Friday, July 19, 2013

Raft, Dietrich, Robinson

A publicity still for the 1941 Hollywood film Manpower, with George Raft and Edward G. Robinson.


Marlene and Max

A press photo of Dietrich with Judgment at Nuremburg co-star Maximilian Schell, during filming in 1961.


Friday, July 12, 2013

Studio Harcourt, Paris

Some images from the famous French glamour photography studio, Studio Harcourt.




Thursday, June 27, 2013

Friday, June 7, 2013

Marlene on the Radio

Here with Cecile B. DeMille and Clark Gable during a performance for Lux Radio Theater of "The Legionnaire and the Lady" (basis for the film Morocco) in the early 1930s. (In the film version she played opposite Gary Cooper--Dietrich never made a film with Gable.) (From the library of Gene Ringgold.)


Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Dietrich in 1938 and 1963

On the French Riviera . . .



And on a visit to the White House in 1963. (Pictured here with J. F. K. aide Dave Powers.)


Sunday, June 2, 2013

Marlene the B-24

Below is the World War II U. S. Army Air Corps. B-24 bomber christened "Marlene" and illustrated with Dietrich and her legs.


Friday, April 12, 2013

Das gab's nur einmal

"It Only Happened Once." An Austrian film programme for the 1958 nostalgic documentary on German films.





Sunday, April 7, 2013

Dietrich Drawn

Along with Hans Albers, Willy Fritsch, Kathe von Nagy, Gustav Frolich and Zarah Leander from the same era, by German artist F. Meizel.


Thursday, March 28, 2013

A Letter from Marlene Dietrich

Below is a brief letter from Dietrich to German artist Kurt Winkler (bottom), who'd obtained a  recording of a song ("Wegen dir mein Freund") by Claire Waldoff for her.