RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Marlene Dietrich

A collection of news and information related to Marlene Dietrich published by this site and its partners.

Top Marlene Dietrich Articles

Displaying items 49-60
  • EXCLUSIVE: On the set of ‘My Fair Lidy’

     
    No, not a typo. That's the title of the new drag queen dramedy shooting here in town for the next couple of weeks. “My Fair Lidy” is about Lidy, a straight guy (Christopher Backus) who stumbles into the world of drag, guided by a sympathetic...
  • Christopher Backus IS Marlene Dietrich — or a Marlene drag performer, in ‘My Fair Lidy’

     
    “My Fair Lidy” is shooting in and around Orlando for much of July. And when I stopped by the set Thursday, I chatted with both stars, local drag legend Leigh Shannon, and actor Christopher Backus, who has the title role in this summer's...
  • ‘My Fair Lidy’ nearly ‘a wrap’

     
    They're a half day behind — “Weather,” says director Ralph Clemente — and in a mad dash to finish. But the cast and crew of the ultra-low budget indie film “My Fair Lidy” are in the home stretch. They're shooting the...
  • TCM salutes Lucille Ball, Marlon Bando, Bette Davis, Cary Grant, many others

     
    Of special note: TCM on Saturday, Aug. 6, salutes Lucille Ball, one of TV's greatest stars, who gained her training over many years in the movies. Viewers will get to see her Technicolor beauty in "Du Barry Was a Lady," her teaming with Desi Arnaz in "The...
  • This week: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ reveals stars; Dick Cheney, Miranda Lambert share ‘Dateline’

     
    Here are a few names that have been mentioned as possibilities: Chaz Bono, child of Sonny and Cher; basketball stars Ron Artest and Dwyane Wade; Kim Richards of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"; actor David Arquette; Elisabetta Canalis, George...
  • Ray Bradbury's close encounters with W.C. Fields, George Burns and ... Bo Derek?

     
    Susan King writes about classic Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times (and now for Hero Complex) and has interviewed many of the giants of cinema and pop culture over the decades. She says one of the more memorable encounters was......
  • Lady Gaga wears a meat dress — need we say more? [poll]

     
    Lady Gaga wore a meat dress at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. When she collected her video of the year award, she asked Cher to hold her meat purse. Ellen DeGeneres offered the pop star a veggie bikini during a chat afterward. And on Monday, PETA...
  • TCM salutes Carole Lombard, screwball queen and sexy dame

     
    Lombard had a colorful Hollywood life. She was known for her ribald humor and her marriages to William Powell and Clark Gable. She overcame a serious car accident that scarred her face and could have ended her career. She was a patriot who, after...
  • Elie Tahari greets his (somewhat rabid) fans at Saks Fifth Avenue Beverly Hills

     
    At a runway show Wednesday night at Saks Fifth Avenue, Elie Tahari proved that there's more to his ultra-wearable collection than sharp suiting. The New York-based designer, whose eponymous collection boasts a sprawling (and I mean big) in-store shop at.....
  • Film: 'The Blue Angel' and 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

    Film: 'The Blue Angel' and 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
    She was a glam queen when it still mattered: Marlene Dietrich was born 110 years ago this year and The Criterion in New Haven will be offering a tribute to her in the Movies and Mimosas series each weekend in September, beginning Sept. 3 and 4 at 11:30 a....
  • The Way of the Stoner

    The Way of the Stoner
    Queen of the Sun Sept. 10, 6 p.m., $5. Artspace, 50 Orange St., New Haven. 203-772-2709, artspacenh.org. The Magic Trip Sept. 14, 9 p.m. Bijou Theatre 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. 203-332-3228, thebijoutheatre.org. The Big Lebowksi Sept. 10, 7 p....
  • Chicago was a regular stop for Hollywood legends

    Chicago was a regular stop for Hollywood legends
    Chicago used to be a must-stop for Hollywood's top talent and New York's glittering stars. If for no other reason than to change trains. The Superman movie is a wrap. Laurence Fishburne and Amy Adams have gone home. And while "The Playboy Club" is...