Happy Birthday: Marlene Dietrich (1901–1992)

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marlenedietrich.jpgMarlene Dietrich (1901–1992)

Born: December 27, 1901 in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany
Died: May 6, 1992 (age 90) in Paris, France

[on Orson Welles] When I talk with him, I feel like a tree that has been watered.

[on her preference for trousers] They are so comfortable. It takes too much time to be a well-dressed woman. I have watched others. Bags, shoes, hats. They must think of them all the time. I cannot waste that time.

Ernest Hemingway is the most positive life force I have ever encountered. I hate anything negative, and I hate waste. In Hemingway, nothing is wasted.

Stage Fright
1950
dir. by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring
Jane Wyman
Dietrich
TOUCH OF EVILTouch of Evil
1958
dir. Orson Welles
starring
Charleton Heston
Janet Leigh
SEE TOP 100 MARLENE DIETRICH PHOTOS
1930s
and Adolf Hitler
and Anna May
and Christian Dior
and Daughter
and David Bowie
and Edith Piaf
and Edward…

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